Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Happy New Year and welcome back!

Happy New Year to all of you!  I had a good but busy holiday season, and am looking forward to getting the blog going again.  We’ve redone the spam setting on comments so you should be able to add your remarks again.  Hope you all had a restful holiday season…
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Merry Christmas to all and Happy Holidays!

I’ll be taking a couple of weeks off to spend time with family and friends this holiday season, and I hope that you get the chance to do the same.  I will be suspending entries to this blog until early January, when I will return to kick off the New Year with…
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Evergreen shape due to climate

EarthSky posted a neat article this week describing why most evergreen trees have a pyramid shape.  The narrow shape on top helps reduce snow loads in the snowy climates they are often found in.  The shape also helps reduce wind resistance, which is important for these trees with shallow root…
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Wet week for coastal Southeast

Many of you will be traveling sometime during the next week to visit friends or relatives over Christmas week.  Looks like there will be a good bit of storminess this week over the eastern half of the country as well as a big storm hitting the Pacific Northwest.  Pay special…
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