The Southern Plains Perspective
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Southern Plains Perspective
I’m kind of a history buff. I’ve always been amazed at folks who talk about how boring history is or school kids that complain about how they think history is the worst class they have to take. They obviously didn’t have my Jr. High-High School History teacher. Rondi Ott made history come alive for meContinue reading “Now comes the butchers bill……The impact on agriculture from the cold snap will be significant”
Well, the worst of it is over (I think). The Southern Plains great cold snap/polar vortex/snow storm of Feb. 2021 is in the rear-view mirror. As we come out on the other side of this historic event, I think it’s only appropriate to ask ourselves what kind of adaptation strategies did we use on ourContinue reading “What did you do during the great winter storm of 2021?”
Do you live in Oklahoma or Texas? Are you having fun yet? By now everyone should be aware of the historic cold snap that has hit the Southern Plains. As a 51-year resident of Oklahoma, I can tell you that I have seen it this cold before, but I have never seen it STAY thisContinue reading “This is why we keep harping on planning for extreme weather”
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