Georgia Weather: Upcoming a Heatwave a Concern for Cotton

🕔May 24, 2019Georgia temperatures are rising, and the weather is only going to get hotter with little rain in the forecast. That’s not good news for Georgia’s cotton producers who are in […]

Georgia Weather: April Was Warmer, Wetter Than Normal

🕔May 10, 2019Farmers in the southern half of Georgia benefited from drier conditions this April, while producers in the soggy northern half of the state are still working to prepare fields for […]

Georgia Weather: Last Frost Likely Past

🕔Apr 9, 2019Georgians may be wondering if the state’s last frost of the year has already passed. The answer, of course, depends on where you live and the quirks of the weather. […]

Georgia Weather: El Nino to Blame for Wet Winter

🕔Mar 18, 2019Farmers who might face a delayed planting season can thank El Nino for Georgia’s exceedingly wet winter, according to Pam Knox, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agricultural climatologist. Row crop […]

Georgia: UGA Weather Network Kept Reporting During Hurricane Michael

🕔Nov 6, 2018The University of Georgia’s 86 weather stations record data 24 hours a day, seven days a week across Georgia. Farmers use this data to help them determine when to plant […]

Georgia Weather: June – Above-Normal Temps, Variable Rains

🕔Jul 10, 2018Fueled by warmer-than-normal temperatures, summer thunderstorms blanketed the state this June, producing heavy rain and flooding in some areas while leaving other areas dry. The wet conditions early in the […]

Georgia Weather: Dry Planting Conditions Expected This Spring

🕔Apr 17, 2018Georgia farmers should expect dry weather when they plant their crops this spring, but Pam Knox, University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences agricultural climatologist, anticipates an active […]

Georgia Weather: Colder-Than-Normal March Damages Crops, Delays Planting

🕔Apr 12, 2018In terms of heat, February in the Southeastern U.S. set records, so the swing to lower-than-normal temperatures in March came as a shock to many. This year, the average temperature […]

Georgia: Drought Covers 18% of the State

🕔Feb 9, 2018Georgia saw a cooler-than-normal start to the year, and most of the state posted average temperatures between 2.5 and 4 degrees below normal. With cool, dry air expected to dominate […]

Georgia’s Peach Farmers Hoping for Colder Winter This Year

🕔Nov 28, 2017Cooler temperatures are needed this winter to avoid another disastrous peach season, according to Jeff Cook, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension County coordinator in Taylor and Peach counties.  Last year’s […]

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