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Solar power is a win for the South

The Southeast is one of the best regions in the country for the development of solar power  due to its abundant sunshine, available acreage, and closeness to major cities and other power users.  The Athens Banner-Herald posted a column today describing the state’s growing stature as a national leader in…
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“Weird and Wacky Weather: How Do We Cope?”

The title above is the subject of a talk I will be giving later this week.  I’ll be headed to downtown Savannah on Thursday to participate in the annual Southeast Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Conference.  Carrie Furman of UGA and I are giving a talk to the Organics section on…
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2015 is the International Year of Soils

Good soil is one of the most important things producers need to make a good crop.  Today the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN launched the International Year of Soils, noting that “soils are the foundation of family farming”.  For resource material on soils and the IYS 2015, you…
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