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Steve Pope is the manager and operator of a diverse farming and ranching operation in Kingfisher County, Oklahoma located in the Southern High Plains. His overall goals are to reduce risk, implement soil health management principles, and protect the soil…

Farmers in the Southern Plains, including Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas, are no strangers to weather variability and its challenges. Climate change has exacerbated the unpredictability of weather in this region, and evidence suggests that it is causing more…

Kelly and Deborah Kettner operate a diverse farm with in the Southern High Plains Region of Texas and have overall goals to reduce risk, implement soil health management principles, and protect the soil resource for future agricultural production.

Dr. Hayhoe is professor and director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University. She is an atmospheric scientist whose research focuses on developing and applying high-resolution climate projections to understand what climate change means for…