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Climate and the future of agriculture

Farm Industry News published a very interesting panel discussion on the future of farming across the world in the face of changing climate, consumer demands, and other challenges.  You can find it at https://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/future-farming. One of the themes that come up in the discussion over and over again is the…
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Travel weather for your holiday trip

The National Weather Service has a new experimental product that can show you the weather along your trip route.  The NWS Enhanced Data Display provides the ability to look at weather in layers of temperature, precipitation, wind etc in an interactive map-based format.  To get the travel weather, go to…
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New resource guide available

A new resource guide has recently been made available by the Animal Agriculture Climate Change group that co-sponsors this blog.  It is entitled “Adapting to a Changing Climate: A Planning Guide.”  It is available online by clicking here.  This guide provides several steps that extension agents, farmers and ranchers can…
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Amazing cold outbreak continues

My meteorologist and climatologist friends have been posting one story after another about the extreme cold weather we have experienced in the past day.  Today many areas set records for low maximum temperature, and some record lows were set.  Tomorrow morning, many more record lows are expected to be broken….
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