Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Meet your climate specialist: Regional Climate Centers

In this series on sources of climate and weather information, we’ve looked at the state climatologists and the National Climate Data Center (NCDC–now part of NCEI, the National Centers for Environmental Information) so far.  In between these two levels of data sources are the regional climate centers, also part of…
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Rainfall issues with Vidalia onions?

The Packer is running a story today on this year’s Vidalia onion harvest and the impacts of the recent rainy weather on the crop. In the story they describe  conflicting reports on the state of the onion crop due to the weather.  The USDA is reporting that recent rains “curtailed harvest”…
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Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH) reaches first anniversary

The Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH) was established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to deliver science-based information, tools, and technology on climate variability and change to farmers, ranchers, and forest land managers in the Southeast.  It recently celebrated its first anniversary.  You can read more about SERCH and sign up…
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