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No drought but some abnormally dry conditions continue

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that there is currently no drought in the region. However, there are still patches of abnormally dry (D0) conditions in Alabama, and Florida, where they have shrunk, and in Georgia, where they have expanded due to lack of rainfall from Marco and…
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Video: County extension agents help farmers & ranchers make informed management decisions

The University of Florida IFAS Extension has put together a very informative video about the many ways that extension agents can help producers with farm management decisions. It overviews testing and calibration, drone surveys, training, and individual consultation. Even though this video was done for Florida, it is a great…
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Autumn comes to the Southeast

September 1 marks the start of climatological fall for atmospheric scientists like me. As I write this article (for the Peanut Pointers newsletter) on September 2, the tropics are active, with two named storms (Nana and Omar) and two more areas that could develop in the next week. Tropical activity…
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