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Course materials for “Animal Agriculture in a Changing Climate” now available from eXtension

Now that the grant for “Animal Agriculture in a Changing Climate” is ending, the course materials, including the original video modules and reference material, have been moved to the eXtension site for at least the next year.  While the course is no longer offered, all of the materials can still…
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University of Florida working on new tool to deliver severe weather data to farmers

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences announced the development of a new app-based tool to help tell farmers when severe weather might impact their crops.  According to an article in the Southeast Farm Press, the tool will inform farmers about the potential for extreme weather such as…
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NOAA resource list from NCEI

Here’s a website which lists sources of information on weather and climate in the National Weather Service’s Southern Region.  It includes a number of decision support tools, data sets, and other information for areas from New Mexico through Georgia and Florida.  You can see it at https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/rcsd/southern.  If you are in…
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NWS: New experimental snowfall maps will be available

The National Weather Service noted that new experimental snowfall maps will be available this year for a number of stations across the US, including several in the Southeast.  The new maps will show ranges of potential snowfall as well as probabilities of different amounts.  That could provide some very useful…
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