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Climate Outlooks

Midwest Ag-Focus Outlook - September 29, 2023

The Midwest Ag-Focus Outlooks are produced by the Midwest Climate Hub monthly, or as needed. We utilize NOAA and USDA outlooks, placing them in context for agriculture in the Midwest based on current impacts. The most current Midwest Ag-Focus Outlook can be found here.  Recent outlooks are available below. For archived outlooks, or if you wish to subscribe to our email list and receive outlooks as they are produced, please email us.

Recent Midwest Ag-Focus Outlooks

September 29, 2023

September 6, 2023

July 28, 2023

June 23, 2023

June 6, 2023


Monthly North Central U.S. Climate and Drought Update Webinar Series

This is a National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and climate partners monthly briefing that covers the region from the Rockies to the Great Lakes. Subject matter includes a summary of past and current conditions in terms of many climate variables like snowpack, temperatures, precipitation, etc...  In addition, potential and ongoing impacts from climate phenomena will be  considered across sectors (agriculture, water resources, etc...).  Finally, outlook information from two weeks to the next few months/seasons will be discussed. To sign up for these webinars, please go to:

Note you only need to sign up once to be included in the current and following webinars. The dates of future webinars are:

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT

Thu, Nov 16, 2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST

Thu, Dec 21, 2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST

Past Outlook Webinars can be found here.


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