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Southern Plains Perspective

The changing climate is likely going to impact everything, especially yields….check out this map for a sneak peek.

Today, I want to call attention to some interesting information posted by Pam Knox with the University of Georgia Extension Service. I follow several ag and climate blogs to try and keep up on what folks around the country are seeing and saying about climate change, agriculture and natural resource issues.  One of my favoriteContinue reading “The changing climate is likely going to impact everything, especially yields….check out this map for a sneak peek.”

The National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS)—Get yer drought information right here…

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again…the best way to ensure the end of drought is for the USDA Southern Plains Climate Hub to start talking about it.   That’s not fair.  Even though we did get a significant amount of rain in Oklahoma last week, a large percentage of the region is stillContinue reading “The National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS)—Get yer drought information right here…”

FLASH DROUGHT IS HERE!   FLASH DROUGHT IS HERE!  FLASH DROUGHT IS HERE!

Ice storms….wildfires….hurricanes…..now flash drought.   I get the feeling that I just have left to write about plagues of frogs and swarms of locust to pretty much go full blown apocalypse… It seems like I can’t write a blog any more without talking about extreme weather events.  If you follow the U.S. Drought monitor (and ifContinue reading “FLASH DROUGHT IS HERE!   FLASH DROUGHT IS HERE!  FLASH DROUGHT IS HERE!”

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