Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Managing cattle for “ever-present change”–some web sites you can use to gather information

AgWeb recently published a story from NDSU Extension beef specialist Kris Ringwall on a couple of sources of information cattle producers can use to monitor drought and moisture conditions across the country.  Kris points out that managing cattle is always a matter of flexibility as wet and dry spells come…
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Agricultural impacts from recent dry weather

The recent dry conditions have produced a number of negative impacts on agriculture in the Southeast.  Rome Ethredge noted in his Seminole Crop E-News blog that dryland peanuts have taken quite a hit with very spotty rains in some areas.  He noted that decreased yields are likely in the driest…
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Replacement needed for Covington NWS coop observer–150 years of records on the line!

The Covington (GA) NWS cooperative weather observer recently stopped observing, and a replacement is needed soon.  This is one of the oldest records in Georgia, with nearly 150 years of records available.  The observer would need to host an 8 inch rain gauge and a max/min electronic thermometer in a…
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