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AgroClimate Workshop for Agricultural & Forestry Professionals and Partners

The USDA Northern Plains Climate  Hub (NPCH) in partnership with the USDA NRCS, the Montana Association of Conservation Districts, the Intertribal Ag Council -- Rocky Mountain Region, and Montana State University Extension are excited to host the Montana AgroClimate Workshop for Agricultural & Forestry Professionals and Partners.

Mark your calendars to join us March 14 and 15, 2023 in Billings, MT to:

  • Increase your weather and climate knowledge;
  • Network with others and build connections;
  • Grow your confidence to effectively communicate about climate with local agricultural producers;
  • Develop new skills to guide conservation planning for drought and other extreme events.

View the agenda here (updated 03/06/23).

Registration is open! Click here to register.

Late Registration: $135/person* closes March 5, 2023

*Includes snacks and 2 lunches.

A limited number of needs based travel scholarships are available. For more information, contact Windy Kelley at

Venue and Lodging Details

The AgroClimate Workshop will be at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Billings. A block of rooms has been secured with a group rate of $129/night for non-government employees, or $98/night (or prevailing rate) for government employees. For the latter rate, you must show your government ID at check-in.

The hotel block is in place through February 27, 2023, so ensure you book your hotel room before February 28.

Book your hotel room at the DoubleTree by either calling the hotel at (406)252-7400 or by clicking here – reference group code CDTUOW.

TIP: If booking your hotel on-line be mindful of the dates that you’re booking, because the web-link defaults to March 13 – 16.

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Table Opportunities

We are delighted to host the AgroClimate Workshop, and we welcome your support to provide this exciting event! Sponsorship and exhibit booths are open to non-profit organizations, associations, and agencies.

For more sponsorship and exhibitor table information click here -- and if interested email Windy Kelley at

Thank you sponsors!


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The AgroClimate Workshop for Agricultural & Forestry Professionals and Partners is being organized in partnership by the USDA NRCS and NPCH, Montana State University Extension, the Intertribal Ag Council -- Rocky Mountain Region, and the Montana Association of Conservation Districts.

Logos of the USDA NRCS and NPCH; MSU-E; Intertribal Agricultural Council; MACD; and the NPCH Extension & Outreach team

Sponsorship does not constitute official endorsement or approval by the United States Department of Agriculture, the Agricultural Research Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service, or the Forest Service.

USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender.