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No matter how agriculture changes, one thing stays the same: Weather can dictate crop success or failure. It also influences decisions about livestock, home and commercial landscaping, city planning and just about anything outdoors.

UGA Extension is here to provide resources and advice on dealing with weather-related issues in agriculture and everyday home life.

Hurricane Preparedness UGA Extension offers several resources to help Georgians prepare for hurricanes and tropical storms and what steps to take after they have passed. View our list of resources to ensure you are properly prepared for a hurricane.
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Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast - The "Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast" blog is provided by the UGA Crop and Soil Sciences Department as a service to Extension agents and agricultural producers across the Southeast US.

Georgia Automated Environmental Monitoring Network Provides extensive, detailed, and historical weather data from sensor network distributed across the state.

UGA Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Learn more about the crop and soil sciences department at the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

External sites

AgroClimate Provides climate, agriculture, and forestry information with forecasts to inform agricultural resource management decisions. Focuses on Georgia's signature agricultural products. Includes summary information on climate, El Niño, and climate change. Includes links.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans and the atmosphere.

Office of the Georgia State Climatologist Provides a climatology FAQ and links to numerous external sites that provide weather information.


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Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast The Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast blog from the UGA Crop and Soil Sciences Department shares information about the impacts of weather and climate on agriculture across Georgia and beyond.
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  • Climate Outlook Climate Outlook The big player in the weather the rest of this growing season and next winter is the rapidly developing El Niño. Published: 04/26/23
  • Cold Protection Options Cold Protection Options Whether you’re a home gardener or a production farmer, Georgia’s mild climate allows for a variety of fruits and vegetables to be grown throughout the year. Published: 01/11/23
  • Effects of Cold Effects of Cold With an October freeze followed by a relatively balmy December capped with several consecutive days of subfreezing temperatures, Georgia weather has experienced a few unexpected weather events from autumn into winter. Published: 01/05/23
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