Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Georgia Climate Research Roadmap: Help determine research priorities for climate and agriculture

The Georgia Climate Project is putting together a list of questions that link climate and agriculture in Georgia.  Below is a call for help in determining which research topics relating agriculture and climate would be most useful to agricultural producers.  Please consider providing your thoughts on what topics to focus…
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81st anniversary of the Gainesville GA tornado

One of the most deadly tornadoes in Georgia history occurred on April 6, 1936, in Gainesville, Georgia.  According to AthensGAWeather.com, “the F-4 tornado packed winds up to 260 mph, killed 203 people and injured 934 others. Almost a fourth of the deaths came from fires that burned after the storm…
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Drought decreased in some areas but expanded in others

This week’s Drought Monitor shows that beneficial rain reduced drought in northern Florida and parts of southern Alabama, but that severe drought expanded in western North Carolina and southern Florida while it was whittled away in Alabama and Georgia.  Next week’s map will probably show more reductions in drought due…
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