Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

An early look at the 2017 growing season

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you can’t help but have noticed the unusually warm spring we are experiencing in the Southeast so far this year (and even then, the rock would probably be getting warm!).  Observations from the National Phenology Network indicate that we are running 3-4 weeks…
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Southeastern fires by satellite

NASA posted a new photo of fires that are burning around the Southeast.  Many of these fires are prescribed burns for people clearing land in preparation for field work.  Others are wildfires which have grown due to recent dry conditions.  You can read about the latest photo and view it…
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Rain may help driest parts of Southeast this week

The latest 7-day QPF map shows that coastal areas of the Southeast, including most of Florida, will be relatively dry this week, but that the more northern sections, which are also the driest, will receive heavier rain.  This may provide some relief to the drought which has been slowly expanding…
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