Seasonal Shifts Impacts from the Midwest Hub Region
Vulnerability Assessments of U.S. Agriculture and Forests (2018)
Two special issues in the journal Climatic Change feature vulnerability assessments of agriculture and forestry across the Nation written by the Climate Hubs and their partners.
$1.5 Million Awarded to Midwest Hub, Ohio State, and Extension Partners to Promote Climate-Smart Agriculture
This award is part of an initiative by the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative to fund climate research and bolster the connections between Extension and USDA’s regional Climate Hubs.
Understanding La Niña Conditions Going Into the Winter Season
The La Niña climate pattern that is currently developing in the eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean provides some general predictable outlooks for the coming winter and early spring. A set of two-page,…
Resources for County Soil and Water Conservation Districts
Soil, land and water conservation districts across the Midwest and Northern forests region are beginning to integrate climate change into near and long-term planning. To help with this integration,…
Trillion trees - FAQs regarding tree planting
There is growing momentum around tree planting as a tangible action that can retain and increase carbon storage on natural lands. Planting trees is one of many actions that we can take to address…
Tree species and climate change
Individual tree species may respond differently to impending climate changes. Refer to these tools to better understand species tolerances and habitat suitability to inform forest management.
Forest Climate and Action Scorecards
Forest Climate and Action Scorecards are designed to help private landowners consider the climate change in the context of their woods.
Adapting outdoor recreation to climate change
Climate change will alter the dynamics of outdoor recreation and the infrastructure that supports it in a number of ways, climate adaptation strategies and approaches can help managers thoughtfully…
NRCS practices can support climate change adaptation
NRCS programs and practices can help landowners achieve their goals while supporting climate adaptation. This series of brochures was designed to showcase NRCS practices that can support climate…
Small Acres Family Farm, Southeastern Indiana
Small Acres Family Farm sits on 88 acres in Dearborn County in southeastern Indiana. The land has been in the family for years, but the Smalls returned to the farm within the last ten years. Their…
Midwest U.S. Climate Resiliency Toolkit
Increasing humidity and precipitation and rising extreme temperatures are having negative impacts across the Midwest. Integrating climate adaptation into planning processes can help build adaptive…
Artisan Cider Apple Orchard in Wisconsin Case Study
Brix Cider is continually looking for avenues to improve the land that provides for their apple orchard. Through the Adaptation workbook process, this orchard is better equipped to adapt in a…