Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Resources on climate and forestry in the Southeast from Extension

A new web site which contains links to resources on climate and forestry from Extension is now available. The site is http://climateforestswoodlands.org/resources/.  When I looked at it yesterday, the clickable map to get resources specific to the Southeast was not working properly, but you can find them directly at http://articles.extension.org/category/southeast.
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New agroforestry guide available

The Southern SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education) has released a new guide to agroforestry, the “Sustainable Agroforestry Practices in the Southeastern United States: Training Handbook for Training Field Extension and Technical Assistance Personnel”. Here is what they say about it: “This handbook has been developed to train field-level Extension and…
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SERCH: Climate Vulnerabilities of Loblolly Pine: Part 2, Precipitation

SERCH announced in their newsletter today (see earlier post) that their next installment on the climate vulnerabilities of loblobby pines is now available at https://globalchange.ncsu.edu/serch/climate-vulnerabilities-of-loblolly-pine-part-ii-precipitation/.  The first part discussed the impacts of rising temperatures; this part describes the impacts of variable precipitation on the trees in the Southeast.
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PINEMAP Decision Support System is now available

According to the Southeast Regional Climate Hub, the PINEMAP DSS (decision support system) is now available online. According to SERCH, it is “a map-based collection of climate and forest productivity web tools designed to provide region-wide information on likely future climate risks, opportunities, and impacts on southern pines at the…
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