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“Super” El Nino

One of the more common talked about weather topics these days seems to be the formation of the “Super” El Nino.  This change in ocean water temperatures in the Pacific Ocean can have significant effects on our local weather (and weather worldwide) and local growers should at least be aware of what…
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Weather Outlook for the Coming Months

Here is a recent weather summary and outlook from Pam Knox, UGA Agricultural Climatologist: This has been an interesting growing season from a climate perspective.  April started out with minor dryness, especially in western Georgia.  That disappeared under the extremely wet conditions that lasted through most of April.  But once…
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Corn Crop moving faster than 2014.

This years corn crop looks good and is definitely progressing faster than in either 2013 or 2014.  The warm spring that we have had so far this year has allowed for many more Growing Degree Days and as a result the corn crop is progressing quickly. Here is a snapshot…
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El Nino Update

With all the rain we had in April, I know everyone is wanting it to dry off some to get in the fields. In the month of April, we had about 13 inches of rain, more in localized areas, measured at the weather station outside of Arlington. Normally we average…
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