Latest Northern Plains Climate Hub Additions

In March 2019, the USDA Northern Plains Climate Hub and partners organized a 2-day AgroClimate Outreach Exchange for 65 partners from University Extension, Conservation Districts, state government, agriculture, and USDA ARS, NRCS, FS and FSA in Fort Collins,…
Participants at the Durango Community Forest Adaptation Training found that given projected future climate conditions, business-as-usual management practices are inconsistent with existing Community Forest Management Plan objectives. Eight "next steps…
The USDA Midwest Climate Hub and the Indiana State Climate Office (at Purdue) will provide a 1.5 day workshop on regional research, management, and monitoring needs with an emphasis on herbicide/pesticide drift issues.
No-till is not a new concept — in fact, it has been a management practice for several decades, but perhaps gained the most momentum since the USDA NRCS initiated their soil health campaign in 2012. However, adopting a new management practice is no small…
The U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) is a map released every Thursday, showing parts of the U.S. that are in drought. The map uses five classifications: abnormally dry (D0), showing areas that may be going into or are coming out of drought, and four levels of…
Grass-Cast is now expanding to the Southwest region and will soon be available to producers in New Mexico and Arizona.
A brief introduction to the Southwest Agroforestry Action Network
The USDA Northern Plains Climate Hub (NPCH) contributed three articles to the "Vulnerability Assessment of US Agriculture and Forests developed by the USDA Climate Hubs" -- a special issue of the journal of Climatic Change (January 2018, Volume 146…
Hailey Wilmer is a transdisciplinary social-ecological researcher. She specializes in applied and co-developed research on working rangeland landscapes. Her work seeks to bolster managers’ capacity to achieve multiple management goals, such as enhanced…
The Rangeland Analysis Platform (RAP) is an interactive web application designed to assist in managing and monitoring America's rangelands.