Latest Midwest Climate Hub Additions

Dr. Kistner-Thomas is an agroecologist whose research focuses on the ecology and management of major crop pests such as the invasive Asian citrus psyllid and rangeland grasshoppers. The goal of her work is to inform crop pest forecasting and management by…
Natural Resources Specialist, Justin Mount, is improving producers’ understanding of crop system planning tools, specifically the Integrated Erosion Tool (IET). The IET is a web-served, geospatial, farm field-level crop system analysis tool for estimating…
Most Midwestern specialty crop growers are well attuned to the increased crop production risks associated with a changing climate. However, there is a need for additional climate-resilient management practices, decision making/planning tools, and educational…
Improving Decision-Making Through Regional Collaboration symposium as presented at the 2019 National Adaptation Forum. “Success in obtaining resilient and sustainable agroecosystems within the Midwest Region can only be obtained through collaborative efforts.”
Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica (Newman), is a severe invasive insect pest of turf, landscapes, and horticultural crops that has successfully colonized much of the United States. Will a changing climate increase Japanese beetle threat to agriculture?
Palmer amaranth is proving to be a major challenge for agricultural production worldwide. In a changing climate, even more agricultural regions will be at risk to this fast-growing and herbicide resistant weed.
Learn more about the brown marmorated stink bug: a ferocious eater of fruits, vegetables, some row crops and many ornamental plants. In a changing climate, crop losses from BMSB may increase as their range moves northward and their survival and reproduction…
The Midwest Agriculture Climate Team (MAC-T) is a group of extension specialists and state climatologists from many of the states represented in the Midwest Climate Hub, and NOAA NWS climate and weather specialists. The goal of this team is to share expertise…
Drought Impact Reporter and CoCoraHS: A producers guide to the importance of reporting, where to go for more information and the 'how to get started'.