Potential record-setting corn yields have contributed to a bleak market for Georgia farmers, says University of Georgia agricultural economist, Nathan Smith. Smith also believes next year’s price will be worse than this year’s.
Some landscapes — like forests — are known for keeping carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. Others shed carbon dioxide or other gasses that can affect the environment. Calculating just how much of each gas is held or released can be difficult but University of Georgia scientist Monique Leclerc has literally written the book on the subject.
May was a near-average month for both temperature and precipitation across the state. While some areas saw heavy downpours associated with springtime thunderstorms, the relatively drier conditions allowed farmers to finish working in their fields and planting after the wet spring.