Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

“Farmers hustling to harvest ahead of Tropical Storm Nate”

The Southeast Farm Press published a story today describing the rush to harvest cotton, peanuts and sweet potatoes before the wind and rain from Tropical Storm Nate descend on Alabama later this weekend.  Farmers who have defoliated their cotton are especially worried about getting the cotton in, although if they have not defoliated and are waiting for a few more bolls to open, they are holding off, hoping that the storm “will not do it for them”. You can read the article here.

Source: Josh McGinty, Texas AgriLife via Southeast Farm Press