Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Third world farmers adapt to changes in climate through improved seeds, fertilizer use

A recent report on CNN.com lists some problems that farmers in Africa and other developing areas are experiencing due to recent changes in climate, including increased pest pressure and the need to change crops that are more appropriate for the newer climate.  The writer points out that farmers can increase…
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Rain may ease drought next week

The 7-day QPF forecast gives the Southeast a high likelihood of significant rains, especially in Alabama where drought has been growing over the last few weeks.  Rainfall amounts of greater than 4 inches may occur in isolated areas of northern Alabama, and rainfalls of over 1.5 inches should cover most…
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