Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Anniversary of Hurricane Hugo

Around midnight on September 22, 1989, Hurricane Hugo came ashore near Charleston SC and moved rapidly inland.  I flew through Charlotte just a day after Hugo moved through and was amazed at the damage in the area I saw from the air and how red the rivers were running with…
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“Pecans get hit at a bad time”

Brad Haire of the Southeast Farm Press has a story today about the impacts of Hermine on the pecan harvest in Georgia.  The worst part of the state’s damage was in the lower southeast part of the state; fortunately, winds were less damaging in other areas, so the state’s total…
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