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Risk of Seasonal Climate Extremes in the U.S. Related to ENSO

Selecting a type of ENSO event, temperature or precipitation and season will show the relative risk of climate extremes based on concurrent value of the ENSO index (MEI.ext) for the continental United States:

Risk of Seasonal Climate Extremes in the U.S. Related to ENSO

Public Service Announcements (PSAs) The Southern Plains Climate Hub, in partnership with Redlands Community College and the USDA NRCS, is working on promoting soil health as a tool for both climate change mitigation and to help farmers and ranchers adapt to extreme weather...

Regional Communications

The Southern Plains Climate Hub regularly convenes regional workshops, field days, and seminars to address production risks and opportunities associated with weather and climate extremes and changes. Here you will find information on upcoming activities as well as links to past...

Regional Engagement

The Southern Plains Climate Hub engages in applied research focused on the links between weather and climate variability and change and production agriculture in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. Here you will find information on recent publications and professional presentations,...

Regional Science

Make spring break fun for you and the kids with a scavenger hunt for such things as deer or birds. The U.S. Forest Service’s Discover the Forest program aims to inspire tweens (aged 8-12) and their parents to re-connect with nature, experiencing it first-hand. The campaign brings to life the joy and excitement kids have when they discover the wonders of nature, helping create interest in their environment and a lifelong relationship with it. US Forest Service photo.

The Southern Plains Climate Hub develops training and educational materials for audiences ranging from K-12 to agricultural professionals. Here you will find new resources that may be useful in your own organization. Teaching Resources Understanding Soil Health and Watershed...

Educational Resources

The Southern Plains Climate Hub website is a resource for weather and climate information for the Southern Plains region. Here you will find information resources on historic, current, and projected future conditions and their implications for agricultural production. Climate...

Regional Climate Information

The Southern Plains Podcast is a source of information for agricultural producers and management professionals on how they can harden their operations to the impacts of extreme weather and climate events. Podcasts Southern Plains Podcast #9--Dr. Larry Sanders, Department of...

Latest Podcasts and Public Service Announcements

Understanding the risks producers face from weather and climate extremes and changes is essential to sustaining resilient agricultural systems. The wide range of cropland, grazing, and forested land management activities across the Southern Plains makes understanding these risks...

Assessing Regional Agricultural Vulnerability

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