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SERCH: How do FSA and NRCS employees deal with changes in climate (survey)?

The USDA Climate Hubs recently published a paper describing the results of a survey of their field agents and how they are dealing with increases in extreme weather and changes in climate over recent decades. You can read more information about the report at https://www.climatehubs.oce.usda.gov/hubs/topic/usda-field-staff-surveys. According to that page, “In order…
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Drought expands in Georgia, South Carolina and Virginia

This week’s Drought Monitor shows a slight decrease in drought conditions in northwest Alabama and in North Carolina as well as a reduction in abnormally dry conditions in Florida. Drought slightly expanded in Georgia, South Carolina and Virginia due to lack of rainfall in those areas. Most of the Southeast…
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Drought expands over most of the region

Today’s Drought Monitor shows that severe drought has now appeared in southern Florida and has expanded in South Carolina, as well as a significant introduction of moderate drought into that state. As of today, severe drought covers almost 7% of the region, any drought over a quarter of the region,…
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Drought introduced to central Florida and northwest Alabama

The latest Drought Monitor released this morning, shows that new areas of moderate drought were introduced into central Florida, far northern Virginia and northwestern Alabama this week. Drought conditions remained constant in Georgia and North Carolina. Some further expansion of drought conditions may occur in Florida this coming week, since…
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