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Fruit Growers News: T&G Global commercializes first climate-change resistant apple variety

Apples require relatively cool weather, so there are large parts of the Southeast where they don’t grow effectively. In Georgia, apples are grown commercially mainly in the northeast, where cooler temperatures make it easier to grow them. As the climate continued to get warmer, producers are worried about the long-term…
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South Georgia and Alabama nearly dry this week

The latest 7-day QPF map shows that southern Georgia and Alabama and northern Florida are expected to get little to no rain this week, which will affect crop and pasture conditions there. Most of the rest of the region will get heavier rain, with isolated amounts in the mountains and…
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CPC: Climate outlook for August and rest of 2020

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center has provided the latest set of climate outlook maps for the US this week. They show that August and the August through October period are expected to continue to be warmer and wetter than normal. The November through February period is showing the signs of what…
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