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BY GEORGE: November Outlook

November already?

BY GEORGE: Peanuts, Soybeans, Corn, Oh My!

Too many peanuts has kept prices low throughout the 2012 growing season and the economic outlook isn't too rosy for next year as the crop seem headed toward large, if not record, this year. Alas!

BUCKLEY'S BLOG: The new normal; Things are a-changin' as fall rolls along.

"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." - Ferris Bueller

BY GEORGE: I See Spots

Almost any picture you see of the Sun will show sunspots. These are dark dots on the surface of the Sun, and they’re even visible from Earth without a telescope.

SNAP THAT CHEWING GUM...

Have any of you ever been "snapped" by a pack of chewing gum?

SANTA DIDN'T MAKE IT INTO DARWIN

Imagine being hit by a Category 4 hurricane on Christmas Eve.

WHAT A VIEW...

Talk about a room with a view!

BY GEORGE: They sure were biting

US seafood landings reached a 17-year high in 2011, thanks in part to rebuilding fish populations, and the value of landings also increased, according to a new report released today by NOAA.

HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW KYLE AND ALLEN?

How well do you know Kyle and Allen? They are known for being rather distant, and can be found in South Dakota.

BY GEORGE: Ice ages

Within a long-term ice age, individual pulses of cold climate are termed “glacial periods,” or alternatively "glacials" or "glaciations" (or colloquially as "ice age"), and intermittent warm perio

BY GEORGE: The Arctic Ocean

The Arctic Ocean’s vast, frozen expanse of ice is rapidly vanishing. Recently scientists reported a record shrinkage of the extent sea ice.

PENETRATE THE BLACK HOLE

"A Journey that begins where everything ends". "You can't escape the most powerful force in the universe".

BY GEORGE: Autumn Outlook

September, October, and November are the meteorological months considered the autumn season in the US.

WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE HALLOWEEN COSTUME AS A KID?

Isn't it funny how a costume can become a moment frozen in time? A few weeks ago, I took a trip to my hometown to help dad move some boxes into storage.

BY GEORGE: September Outlook

It’s the first meteorological month of the autumn season, and this September is likely to be a rather mild one for the majority of the country.