UGA Committed To Shedding Light on Water War

Dan Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Water

The “water war” continues to plague the southeastern states of Florida, Georgia and Alabama. The three drought-ridden states have been pinned against each other over two river systems that supply water to the Southeast. The problem is that there is not enough water to satisfy each state. Georgia and Alabama are fighting over control of the Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa River Basin.

Southern Region Annual Crop Production

Dan Alabama, Crop Forecasts, Florida, Georgia

Key findings for the Southern Region from the Crop Production 2016 Summary Alabama: Corn for grain production for 2016 totaled 37.8 million bushels, up 5 percent from 2015. Cotton planted area is up 10 percent from last year and production is estimated at 705,000 bales, a 27 percent increase. If realized, this will be a record high yield of 987 …