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2012 Weather Summary Posted

Data recorded at UF/IFAS FAWN weather station north of Marianna on the North Florida Research and Education Center.

The weather in 2012 was certainly more favorable for agriculture than the previous two years.  The rainfall total was just short of the 61″ mark, the highest total since 2008.  In addition to higher rainfall totals than the previous two years, 2012 was also a milder year.  There were only 16 days with low temperatures …

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Cool Season Forage Options for Winter Livestock Feeding

The latest long range forecast from NOAA is encouraging with at least average rainfall this winter.   Livestock feed prices have risen sharply due to the drought reduced corn crop in the Midwest.  What had been fairly reasonable by-product feeds several years ago, have risen to the point that many ranchers are strongly considering increasing …

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January – August Weather Summary

August 2012 set a record for rainfall.  Rainfall records have been kept at the local Research station since 1952.

Weather records have been kept since 1952 at the local Research Station.  August 2012 was a record rainfall month.  The Florida Automated Weather Network (FAWN) station recorded 14.35 inches of rainfall in August surpassing the previous record set in 1996. For a more complete weather summary, download the complete daily summary of January through August …

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January – July FAWN Weather Summary

Jan-July 2012 Jackson Weather Summary

Through the first seven months of 2012, Jackson County is right at 60 year historic average of 34.2 inches.  Certainly the rainfall and more moderate temperatures have been welcome relief for farmers, when compared to the last two years, but it has just been an average year thus far.

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Marianna FAWN Weather Station Summary June 2012

Data collected from FAWN Weather Station at UF/IFAS NFREC Marianna.

June rains brought some welcome drought relief to the area. The area is still 35 inches below average over the past three years,however, Jackson County actually had an inch  more rain than the 60 year average, through the first half of 2012.  Compared to the previous two years, rainfall totals have improved and there have been much fewer days with …

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Drought Continues as shown by 2012 FAWN Weather Summary

Jan-May 2012 Jackson Weather Summary

The chart above is a monthly weather summary from the UF/IFAS FAWN weather station located at the North Florida Research and Education Center.  May was hot and dry and once again added to the drought totals of the three year period.  The rainfall defit below average since January 2010 has increased to 38″ for this …

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January – April Marianna UF/IFAS FAWN Weather Station Summary

Jan-Apr 2012 Jackson Weather Summary

Download the Jan-Apr 2012 Jackson Co Weather Summary for daily weather data and rainfall comparisons to the 60 year history at the NFREC Weather Station.

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1st Quarter Weather Summary NFREC Marianna

For the first time since November 2010, the FAWN Station recorded above historic average rainfall in both February and March of 2012.   To review daily summaries of high, low, and average air and soil temperatures, as well as rainfall and evapotranspiration for  this weather station, download the Jan-Mar 2012 Jackson Co Weather Summary in Acrobat …

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Drought Forecast Suggests Early Peanut Planting this Year

Certainly the rain that fell late this winter has helped replenish the ground water and has refilled ponds that have been dry or nearly dry for some time.  For the first time in months, the Florida Panhandle has moved out of the severe drought category on the drought monitor. Although this is very encouring, the …

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2011 Marianna UF/IFAS FAWN Station Weather Summary

2011 Weather Summary

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