Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Rain impacts on Florida agriculture

The Vegetable and Specialty Crop Newsletter posted a couple of articles this weekend describing some of the problems that producers are dealing with from recent heavy rains, both those associated with Alberto and in rainfall prior to that storm’s visit. As expected, some rain has been beneficial for farmers in…
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Renewable energy is increasing in the Southeast

Generation of electricity by renewable sources like solar and wind is increasing in the Southeast, but perhaps not for reasons you might expect. Yale Climate Connections reports that the biggest driver of building new solar and wind farms is economic, not regulatory. Some big companies like Facebook and Google are…
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Video: Summer safety tips for dogs

Any of you who have a dog that spends significant time outdoors (and that includes sitting in a car) in summer will be interested in this video guide from Kellyn Amadeo of the University of Georgia on safety tips for dogs in hot weather. You can read more and view…
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