Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

How a personal weather station can help manage your farm

Weather Underground posted a story today about how one winery owner in Virginia uses a personal weather station to help manage his vineyards.  It shows the benefits of having hyper-local weather data so you know exactly what is happening in your own fields.  You can read the story here.  Weather Underground…
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Alabama peach growers hope for cooler weather

The Fruit Growers News reported this week that Alabama peach growers are concerned about the lack of chill hours this year.  You can read the article at http://fruitgrowersnews.com/news/alabama-peach-growers-hope-for-cooler-weather/.  Some of the problems with the lack of chill hours are a reduction in fruit set and a longer bloom period, which could…
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