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SRECA presentations are now available on YouTube

If you are interested in the presentations from the Southeast Regional Extension Climate Academy, they have just been uploaded to the PINEMAP YouTube video channel.  You can access them at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLHu4PGejzrIyU2A7Mm2RIWhybDik1jnW3.  The audio is of variable quality since they were just recorded from ambient sound.  Thank you to Dr. Eric…
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Stripling Irrigation Park newsletter has great comments on dealing with current weather conditions

The latest newsletter from UGA’s Stripling Irrigation Park (available at http://striplingpark.org/wp-content/uploads/2014-Sept-Newsletter.pdf  has some great comments on how the wet spring and dry summer have affected cotton and peanuts around the area, particularly in southwest Georgia.  Wes Porter, the UGA irrigation specialist, has some good comments about irrigation needs for cotton…
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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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