Dry farming is a technique for some producers to adapt and diversify operations in response to changes in water availability.
Soil Health Management to Reduce Climate and Weather Risks in the Northwest

The U.S. Drought Monitor is produced through a partnership between the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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To understand potential crop success under future climate conditions – and what conditions might limit success – a tool has been developed that models site suitability by taking into consideration temperature factors (allowing for or limiting cultivation…

Many tribal and non-tribal ranchers throughout the Great Basin either lack water access, or experience water shortages for their cattle operations. These shortages can negatively impact livestock grazing, an economic mainstay of tribal economies within…

Rangelands in the Northwest cover nearly 100 million acres and these lands are particularly vulnerable to climate change because of their large land extent, sensitive ecology, inaccessibility, and relative low economic value. Managing rangelands for…

The ShoreZone map tool can assist coastal managers in locating high-resolution images and video of the entire Pacific coast, which can be used for adaptation planning, restoration, conservation, recreation, and more.

Dry farming is a technique for some producers to adapt and diversify operations in response to changes in water availability.