Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Corn planted in North Georgia; yields may be down due to El Nino

corn yield map

The Georgia Farm Monitor published a YouTube video news story this week about corn planting in North Georgia, which is finishing up now.  The link to the YouTube video is here. The story featured an award-winning farmer in Dawson County north of Atlanta, who won an award in 1973 for […]
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Climate data sources: Mesonets

ok mesonet may 2015 so far

In addition to the network of weather stations run and maintained by the National Weather Service, there are a number of other public and private weather networks that collect weather and climate information.  These networks are called “mesonetworks” or “mesonets” because they cover a smaller region that then NWS network. […]
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