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The 2014 Farmers Almanac
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Year Without a Spring?

Year Without a Spring?

1816 is infamous for being a year without a summer. Editor Peter Geiger is beginning to wonder if this year could be a year without a spring.

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Five Fascinating Flower Facts

Five Fascinating Flower Facts

In honor of spring, here’s some interesting flower trivia!

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Want Our Easter Forecast? Hop to It!

Want Our Easter Forecast? Hop to It!

Find out whether your kids will need to bring a snow shovel to that Easter egg hunt!

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How Much Snow to Go?

How Much Snow to Go?

Spring arrived nearly two weeks ago, but snow is still on the ground in many areas of the U.S. and Canada.

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Snow or Not, Spring is Here!

Snow or Not, Spring is Here!

Ready or not, this week marks the official start of spring!

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Our 2014 Tornado Season Forecast!

Our 2014 Tornado Season Forecast!

Find out whether or not the Farmers’ Almanac is predicting a bad season for tornadoes!

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The Lion Roars: More Heavy Snow

The Lion Roars: More Heavy Snow

As the old saying goes, March comes in like a lion. And, as we head into the middle of the month, that lion is showing no signs of becoming any less ferocious.

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Let There Be Light!

Let There Be Light!

Arguably, this has been the darkest and dreariest winter in decades; 90% of the U.S. has suffered record cold and snow. And just when it seems it will never end, daylight saving time comes along. I flipped by clocks ahead an hour on Saturday, along with most of the rest of the country, but my… Continue Reading »

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Sure Signs of Spring

Sure Signs of Spring

Spring is almost here. Are there any signs of spring in your backyard?

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If you notice a hole in the upper left-hand corner of your Farmers' Almanac, don't return it to the store! That hole isn't a defect; it's a part of history. Starting with the first edition of the Farmers' Almanac in 1818, readers used to nail holes into the corners to hang it up in their homes, barns, and outhouses (to provide both reading material and toilet paper). In 1910, the Almanac's publishers began pre-drilling holes in the corners to make it even easier for readers to keep all of that invaluable information (and paper) handy.