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Our goal is to provide information that will help producers cope with climate change through linkages of research, education and extension partnerships. Encompassing Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Indiana and Illinois, this region represents one of the most intense areas of agricultural production in the world with a wide array of products.
Farming can be a challenging occupation in the Midwest. In response to the growing concern of stress experienced by producers and ranchers, the Midwest Climate Hub has consolidated resources to be used when needed, working to build producer resilience in the region.
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 wind and water erosion, soil and air quality trends plus energy used per acre.
Agriculture is indelibly connected to surrounding weather and climate conditions, which impact crop growth along with diseases and soils. Understanding current weather and climate issues is imperative to supporting sustainable crop production in the Midwest.
Farming can be a challenging occupation in the Midwest. In response to the growing concern of stress experienced by producers and ranchers, the Midwest Climate Hub has consolidated resources to be used when needed, working to build producer resilience in…
Brix Cider is continually looking for avenues to improve the land that provides for their apple orchard. Through the Adaptation workbook process, this orchard is better equipped to adapt in a changing climate.
R&G Miller & Sons Inc., an organic dairy in the Southern Wisconsin, wants to maintain their commitment to producing organic milk. In a changing climate this means adapting their operation to increase resiliency.
USDA Climate Hubs work to provide region-specific information, with USDA agencies and partners, to producers and natural resource managers that enable robust and healthy ecosystems before, during and after disasters.
Pollinators are responsible for assisting over 80% of the world's flowering plants. Without them, humans and wildlife wouldn't have much to eat or look at! Animals that assist plants in their reproduction as pollinators include species of ants,…