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Use #drought18 to tell us how drought is affecting you

June 13, 2018

Want to be part of the official conversation about the location and effects of #drought in the United States? Tweet photos and observations using #drought18, letting us know how drought is affecting you, and be sure that the location in your user profile is up-to-date.


Grass-Cast: A New, Experimental Grassland Productivity Forecast for the Northern Great Plains

May 23, 2018

Every spring, ranchers face the same difficult challenge—trying to guess how much grass will be available for livestock to graze during the upcoming summer. Now an innovative new Grassland Productivity Forecast or “Grass-Cast” has published its first forecast to help producers in the Northern Great Plains reduce this economically important source of uncertainty. This new experimental grassland forecast is the result of a collaboration between the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), a part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA); National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC); Colorado State University and the University of Arizona. The NDMC contributes data, and analysis of of seasonal forecasts.


Texas state climatologist to discuss drought in southern Plains

March 7, 2018

Responding to the severity of drought conditions across the southern High Plains, drought and climate experts are organizing a series of webinars on conditions, impacts and outlooks. The first will be March 16, 11-noon central time, featuring John Neilsen-Gammon, Texas state climatologist. He will focus on drought in Kansas, Colorado, Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma, and will take questions at the end. The webinar is free but registration is necessary. 


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