This winter’s unseasonably warm weather due to the El Niño pattern has been greatly welcomed by most, but not so for some ag producers in the southeastern portions of the country. Producers such as blueberry and pecan growers have experienced a packet of woes from the warm weather that spread across the Southeast in December and January.
Weather is an important consideration for ag producers in any state. Thankfully, forecasts have only gotten better, allowing farmers and ranchers to better plan for the future. While forecasts aren’t infallible, they are a useful tool. Read on for some of the latest news and climate-related stories that impact America’s ag producers.