We are working for you! Follow the progress of tools and resources that the USDA Northern Plains Climate Hub (NPCH) and partners are developing for our many stakeholders.
Is weather variability within or across years causing challenges on your operation? Are you thinking about possible risks and opportunities in a changing climate?
The U.S. Drought Monitor is produced through a partnership between the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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The Northern Plains region (Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska) has only 9% of the farms in the US, but 25% of the total US cropland. Included in this cropland is 26% of the irrigated land in the United States.

The purpose of the Building Blocks workshops was to engage with and share information among USDA family agencies.

The Long Term Agro-ecosystem Research (LTAR) is a partnership among 18 premier long-term research sites across the United States. The LTAR network will provide data that can be used in the development of innovative management systems that increase the…

The USDA Northern Plains Climate Hub (NPCH) offered two Building Blocks Workshops in March 2016. The workshops were organized in conjunction with a Climate and Agriculture Tools Workshop hosted by our partners at the High Plains Regional Climate Center,…

The LTAR network will provide data that can be used in the development of innovative management systems that increase the resilience of agricultural ecosystems in the face of rapid environmental and socioeconomic change, and can help assess the…