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Corn and winter wheat in the news

Sam Ingram of the Effingham County Extension News reports that last week’s dry weather was good enough for farmers in his county to plant corn.  Because of the warm conditions and adequate moisture, the corn is really popping up.  You can see some pictures and read his blog at http://site.extension.uga.edu/effingham/2015/04/corn-is-popping-up/ A…
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California’s recent heat shatters all records

One of the consequences of the continuing drought in California has been the unprecedented string of extremely high temperatures that have occurred in the last few years.  Normally a portion of the sun’s energy that hits the earth goes to evaporating water from the surface, either from soils or water…
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