Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

New online course: The Effects of Climate Change on Agricultural Systems – A 5-Hour Curriculum Unit for 6-12 Grade Students

The USDA’s Southwest Regional Climate Hub has a new online curriculum on agriculture and climate change available for K-12 educators and students.  I haven’t had a chance to look at it yet, but even though it was written for the Southwest, I’m sure it contains information that would be valuable…
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Hurricane Irma could affect Georgia and the Southeast by this weekend

NOTE: This was written specifically for extension agents in Georgia but the information is generally true for the entire Southeast. Meteorologists and storm-watchers have been watching the progress of Hurricane Irma for the last week as it moved from off the west coast of Africa to its present position east…
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HELP WANTED–from you!

As part of my new funding from the Southeast Regional Climate Hub, I am looking for projects that relate weather and climate variability to the production and management of crops grown in the Southeast.  That could range from grains to fruit to forage and could include both larger commodity crops…
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We love our citizen scientists!

I had the chance to go with George Wetzel, the NWS coop manager for the Peachtree City office, on Saturday when he gave a 20-year service award to Jack and Martha Beach, who have been providing daily weather observations at their home in Winterville GA as part of the cooperative…
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