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.

Recent Additions

The USDA Northern Plains Climate Hub (NPCH) contributed three articles to the "Vulnerability Assessment of US Agriculture and Forests developed by the USDA Climate Hubs" -- a special issue of the journal of Climatic Change (January 2018, Volume…

Hailey Wilmer is a transdisciplinary social-ecological researcher. She specializes in applied and co-developed research on working rangeland landscapes. Her work seeks to bolster managers’ capacity to achieve multiple management goals, such as enhanced…

Grass-Cast indicates for ranchers and rangeland managers what productivity is likely to be in the upcoming growing season relative to their own county’s 34-year history

Each spring, ranchers across the Eastern Plains look at their land and ask an important question: How much green can they expect this season?

09/19/17 Flexible Stocking Summit Report

The Flexible Stocking Summit brought ranchers together from eastern Wyoming and Colorado, alongside USDA researchers and University Extension professionals. The summit was held at the Semiarid…