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Cool cows produce more milk, reproduce faster

Growing Georgia published an article today which discusses the adverse impacts of heat on dairy cattle.  In particular, the article points out that heat-stressed cows produce less milk and also suffer reduced fertility.  Some steps that farmers can take to keep their cows happy include providing adequate water, sprinkling to…
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Feast or famine for August rainfall in Georgia

August 2014 Climate Summary Rainfall across Georgia was highly variable in August.  Most areas of the state received well below normal rainfall for the month, leading to expansion of dry conditions and the appearance of severe drought in southern Georgia by the end of the month.  Wet conditions were confined…
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Two notable anniversaries

Today is notable for two unique anniversaries, related to climate and humans’  impact on the environment. The United Kingdom Meteorology Office tweeted today,  “Today is the first time for almost 70 years that there have been no tropical storms active anywhere in the world on 1st September.”  Considering that this…
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