USDA Midwest Climate Hub Meeting

Jun 28, 2018

In light of the serious droughts that have affected the Midwest region over the last few years, the USDA Midwest Climate Hub, USDA Office of the Chief Economist, and the National Drought Mitigation Center have organized a training workshop that will be held at the ISU Extension and Outreach facility in Altoona, IA.

Workshop components:

  • technical training on and applications of the U.S. Drought Monitor, including its use by USDA programs
  • seasonal weather forecasting tools and processes
  • USDA agency and local manager perspectives on the current drought.

Who should attend:

  • USDA program field staff
  • Extension personnel
  • state, county, and local management officials.

Advance registration is required (no fee). Lunch will be provided.

Location Information


Suite A, Classroom C
ISU Extension and Outreach, Polk County Office
1625 Adventureland Drive
Altoona, IA

Registration and Other Information


Download the agenda (Updated: Jun. 5, 2018)

Attend Remotely

For those not able to attend  in person but wishing to participate remotely, we will be offering a live interactive broadcast of the meeting.  Please contact Erica Kistner-Thomas for more information on how to join remotely:  Erica.KistnerThomas@ARS.USDA.GOV


For more information about this event contact Brian Fuchs


Registration has closed for this event. Please contact the person listed above about the possibility of late registration.

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