2018 Hurricane Season Predictions

  Every year between the months of June and November, tropical storms strengthen over the equator’s warm waters and the Atlantic braces for hurricane season. Storm surges, relentless rain, and brutal winds batter the coastline leaving ...

Saved by the Shade

  Studies have shown that covering cows with shade fabric during the hottest months of the year can lead to happier animals and an increase in milk production. Read through our infographic below to learn more about how livestock benefits from...

Monitoring and Coping with Drought

When drought occurs, the ramifications can be felt long after the rain finally falls again. We encourage you to use the United States Drought Monitor (USDM) as a resource to view drought trends across the country and how they may impact your ar...

Down came the rain and washed the soil out

One aspect of climate change not often discussed is its effect on precipitation. The higher sustained temperatures caused by climate change lead to a warmer atmosphere and more water evaporation. All the excess water in the atmosphere leads to hi...

Hurricane Recovery for Farmers

This hurricane season has proven to be very active and damaging, and it's not over. Challenges presented by hurricanes come in many different forms, including protecting greenhouses, knowing and using safety rules for clean-up, salvaging crops, h...

Storms Threaten California Orchards

Orchards in Northern California are feeling the effects of the excessive amount of rain the state has been getting over the last several months, according to Growing Produce. The increase in precipitation has caused rivers and reservoirs to swel...

What to Expect from La Niña this Fall

According to reports published in early autumn, a weaking La Niña will add a lot of uncertainty to climate predictions for this fall. Climate prediction is always a matter of probabilities, and there is always a fair share of uncertainty. But a b...

NASA: First 6 months of 2016 warmest to date

According to NASA, two key climate change indicators—global surface temperatures and Arctic Sea ice extent—have broken numerous records through the first half of 2016, as NASA's analysis of ground-based observations and satellite data reports. ...