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Welcome to the Northern Plains Hub, where our purpose is to deliver science-based knowledge, practical information, management & conservation strategies, and decision tools to farmers, ranchers, and forest landowners that will help them adapt to weather variability and changing climatic conditions.
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.
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 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…