Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Some relief from rainy conditions

This week’s 7 day QPF map shows that most of the Southeast will get less than normal rainfall for the next week. This is sure to be a relief for many producers in the area, who have been hit by repeated rounds of thunderstorms. The only exception might be central…
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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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Weather-related podcasts

When I drive around the Southeast, I usually like listening to local radio as I travel. But many people prefer to avoid commercials and listen to podcasts instead. Here are a few sources of weather-related podcasts that you might find enjoyable. If you have others you like, email them to…
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