Funding for Georgia Automated Environmental Monitoring Network drying up. Weather data crucial to farmers, scientists, utility companies, and insurance companies. Total funding is 300-thousand dollars.
Georgia's farmers are starting to feel the effects of budget cuts at the state's agriculture extension service. Coastal Glynn County lost its agent this year because the county refused to pay a larger share of the agent's salary. Betty Ann Lewis represents a local farmer's group and she's now become the go-to person for all kinds of questions.