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Meet the Partners of the Southern Plains Climate Hub

The success of the Southern Plains Climate Hub in helping farmers and ranchers manage production risk for weather and climate extremes and changes depends on partnerships with a range of federal, state, Tribal, university, and nongovernmental organizations. Learn more about some of our key partners below.

USDA Programs

ARS Grazinglands Research Laboratory


ARS Plains Area


ARS Office of National Programs


NRCS Kansas


NRCS Oklahoma


NRCS Texas


Federal Programs:

National Integrated Drought Information System – Southern Plains Drought Early Warning System (Department of Commerce/NOAA)

South Central Climate Science Center (Department of Interior/USGS)

Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program (Department of Commerce/NOAA)

State, Academic, and Non-Governmental Programs:

American Association of State Climatologists


Kansas State University Research and Extension


National Drought Mitigation Center


Ogallala Water Collaborative Agricultural Project


Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts


Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension


Redlands Community College


Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service


Texas Water Development Board


University of Texas at El Paso Center for Environmental Resource Management