News tagged with weather

Cooling cows efficiently with water spray

Dairies use intermittent sprinkler systems to cool cows in warm weather, but little experimental work has been done to determine how much water is needed to achieve beneficial effects. A group of dairy scientists conducted ...

dateMay 16, 2016 in Other
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The mathematics of weather prediction

Dutifully processing 2.8 quadrillion mathematical calculations per second around the clock, these computers — each about the size of a school bus — are the nucleus of weather and climate forecasting in the United States ...

dateMay 13, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Farmer to farmer learning in India

Sharing information through digital platforms and local knowledge hubs have proved an effective way of transferring knowledge on climate adaptation practices and agricultural related expertise to rural communities in India, ...

dateMay 11, 2016 in Environment
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