Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

USDA announces new Farm Bill program to help with losses from severe weather

On Tuesday the USDA announced a new Farm Bill initiative to assist agricultural producers with losses from severe weather, including drought, according to Growing Georgia.   They report “The Actual Production History (APH) Yield Exclusion, available nationwide for farmers of select crops starting next spring, allows eligible producers who have been…
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How do you get your weather data?

Weather information is one of the most important things farmers need to know when planning daily and weekly work as well for longer-term farm management.  Every producer I talk to has a different favorite source of weather data they like to use for their planning.  Some sources include The Weather…
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