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How does rain affect hay quality?

With all the rain we have been having this summer, I have gotten numerous reports about farmers having trouble finding windows of time for their hay to dry. Kim Mullenix from Auburn University wrote a helpful article in Dairy Herd Management explaining how rain affects hay quality over time. You…
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“South East Asia to bear the biggest burden as climate change hits nutritional content of crops”

Food Navigator posted this story by Gary Scattergood about how future changes in climate are likely to affect the nutritional content of crops around the world, but especially those in Southeast Asia. “Human health will suffer when climate change strips back the nutritional content of crops, according to new research,…
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Understanding long-range forecasting maps

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center produces long-range forecasts for several time periods, including 6-10 days, 8-14 days, 3-4 weeks, and for one to three months at a time going out to as much as a year ahead. Most of these forecasts provide shading to indicate where the probabilities are tipped towards…
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