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Astronomical winter begins today

Today marks the winter solstice, when we experience the shortest day of the year. This is because of the tilt of the earth’s axis of rotation relative to our orbit around the sun. So if you celebrate the winter astronomically, then today is the first day of winter. If you…
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Happy First Day of Climatological Winter!

Today is December 1, and that means that climatological fall is over and climatological winter has begun. So happy winter everyone, and for those of us who like warm weather, may it be short and sweet! But I hope for enough cold weather to make sure the peaches and blueberries…
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Webinar: National Climate Assessment for the Southeast on Thursday Nov. 29 at noon EST

The Carolinas Integrated Sciences and Assessment group is hosting a webinar on Thursday, November 29 at 12 noon EST to discuss the recently released National Climate Assessment report and what it says about changes in climate in the Southeast. You can register for the webinar at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_C4am8ZwUS0GVZ84FVXk4kw. It will also…
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Alabama Row Crops Short Course December 13-14 in Auburn

A short course on row crop agriculture will be taught by Alabama Extension folk on December 13 and 14 in Auburn AL. You can get CEUs and Pesticide credits for attending. Hotel rooms must be reserved by November 30. You can read more at https://news.aces.edu/blog/2018/11/12/alabama-row-crops-short-course-set-for-dec-13-14/, where you will also find a…
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