Midwest

The tools presented below represent a portion of the tools available for the climate and agriculture in the Midwest. The tools range from specialized calculators to maps, models and datasets estimating a variety of outputs (e.g., crop production, greenhouse gas flux, and species...

Midwest Tools

Past publications and presentations can be found below. If you have any trouble finding what you need, please email us.    Past Quarterly Newsletters: The Midwest CHU (Climate Hub Update)  Spring 2018 Winter 2018 Fall 2017 Summer 2017 Spring 2017 Winter 2017 **To sign up for the...

Midwest Content Archive

The ACFP toolbox contains tools to: Process (or “hydro-condition”) a watershed’s high-resolution topographic data for terrain analyses Determine which fields within a watershed are most prone to contribute runoff to streams Identify where field-scale and edge-of-...

Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework (ACPF)

Midwest Ag Focus Outlook The Midwest Ag-Focus Outlooks are produced by the Midwest Climate Hub monthly, or as needed. We utilize NOAA and USDA outlooks, placing them in context for agriculture in the Midwest based on current impacts. The most current Midwest Ag-Focus Outlook can...

Climate Outlooks

Through its research, engagement of Corn Belt farmers, and publications, the project has provided farm management strategies, which farmers can put in place throughout the Corn Belt to make corn-based cropping systems more resilient to the current and predicted impacts of...

Sustainable Corn

Useful to Usable

The suite of decision-support tools was a product of this effort to help producers make better long-term decisions on what, when and where to plant, and how to manage crops for maximum yields and minimum environmental damage. The Midwestern Regional Climate Center (MRCC) was a...

Useful to Useable (U2U)

The research below - North Central Fruit, Vegetable and Wine Growers’ Assessment of Soil and Water Vulnerability Under Changing Climate Conditions and Extreme Weather Events - has been funded by USDA-Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Midwest Climate Hub and conducted by...

Climate and Weather: Specialty Crop Growers' Views and Priorities to Manage Uncertainty in Production Systems

The Midwestern states (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin) are often called the “Corn Belt”. However, this region offers a diversity of agricultural production beyond corn and soybean. The Midwest represents one of the most intense areas...

Agriculture in the Midwest

For the most up to date newsletters, research publications and events, check out the Midwest Climate Hub Additional Resources page. Access to the Midwest Climate Hub archives and additional Tools can be found here as well. Midwest CHU The Midwest CHU (Climate Hub Update)...

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