GA Counties Affected by Drought

Randall General, Georgia, Weather

According to the state climatologist, there are some counties in Georgia that are really suffering again this year from drought conditions, as Tyron Spearman has the latest. Listen to report here:

Lee V. McCoy 1947-2008: “RealMcCoy” Will Be Sorely Missed

Gary Agri View, Alabama, Beef, Cattle, Citrus, Citrus Expo News, Corn, Cotton, Crop Forecasts, Dairy, Energy, Field Crops, FL Commissioner Report, Florida, Forestry, General, Georgia, Livestock, Nursery Crops, Peanuts, Podcast, Pork, Poultry, Soybeans, Specialty Crops, Sugar, USDA-NRCS, Vegetables, Weather

It is with great sadness and tremendously heavy hearts we report of the passing of Lee V. McCoy, known to many of his legions of friends and colleagues as the “RealMcCoy”. Lee lost his battle with cancer early morning Thursday May 22 in a Georgia hospital, admitted the Monday before in a bout with pneumonia. Please find details regarding Lee’s …

Freeze Forecast

Cindy Weather

A freeze is in the forecast for the Southeast next week. Report(:30 mp3)

FSU Recieves Grant for Climate Consortium

Cindy General, Weather

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded Florida State University $2.5 million to provide climate forecasting for the agricultural community in Florida, Georgia and Alabama. The grant will help fund the Southeast Climate Consortium (SECC). Read more here. Report (1:00 mp3)

South FL Agriculture Workshops to Address Water Restrictions

Gary Cattle, Citrus, Florida, Sugar, Weather

The following workshops have been scheduled in South Florida concerning the Water Restrictions from the South Florida Water Management District. Irrigation Restrictions: Production Implications” workshops (pdf file) are scheduled as follows: March 5th – Palm Beach County Extension, University of Florida/IFAS, 559 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach; 4:00pm – 6:00pm. March 18th – Southwest Florida Research and Education Center, …