Thursday, March 30, 2017

National Drought Mitigation Center

Farm and Ranch Resources

The resources on this page are national and/or regional in scope. Collections of farm and ranch practices and other resources that are more location-specific can be found on individual state planning pages

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Drought Resistant SoilMore InformationVisit site
Drought Resources from Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN)More InformationVisit site
Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN)More InformationVisit site
NASS: Weekly Weather and Crop BulletinMore InformationVisit site
National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service: Drought Resource GuideMore InformationVisit site
Natural Resources Conservation Service: Prepare Your Farm or Ranch Before Drought StrikesMore InformationVisit site
Rangelands WestMore InformationVisit site
SustainableCorn.orgMore InformationVisit site
USDA's Disaster and Drought Assistance pageMore InformationVisit site
USDA: Office of the Chief EconomistMore InformationVisit site
A Comparative Analysis of Phenological Curves for Major Crops in KansasMore Information
A Comparison of MODIS 250-m EVI and NDVI Data for Crop Mapping: ACase Study for Southwest KansasMore Information
A Crop-Specific Drought Index for Corn: I. Model Development and ValidationMore Information
A Crop-Specific Drought Index for Corn: II. Application in Drought Monitoring and AssessmentMore Information
Agricultural Drought Indices: Proceedings of an Expert MeetingMore Information
An Agricultural Drought Risk-Assessment Model for Corn and SoybeansMore Information
An Operational Agricultural Drought Risk Assessment Model for Nebraska, USA.More Information
Assessing Vulnerability to Agricultural Drought: A Nebraska Case StudyMore Information
Changing Fields: Agricultural Land Use Changes in Nebraska, 1925-1974More Information
Crop-Specific Drought Index for Corn: I. Model Development and ValidationMore Information
Decadal Climate Information Needs of Stakeholders for Decision Support in Water and Agriculture Production Sectors: A Case Study of the Missouri River BasinMore Information
Development of the Soil Moisture Index to Quantify Agricultural Drought and Its User Friendliness in Severity-Area-Duration AssessmentMore Information
Drought Management on Range and Pastureland: A handbook for Nebraska and South DakotaMore Information
Enhancing sustainable livelihoods in drought-prone areas of Mudzi and GwandaMore Information
Farmer Perceptions of Conservation and Sustainable Agriculture Practices and Drought Risk Reduction in NebraskaMore Information
Farmer Perceptions of Sustainable Agriculture Practices and Drought Risk Reduction in Nebraska, USAMore Information
Modification of a Crop-Specific Drought Index for Simulating Corn Yield in Wet YearsMore Information
Preseason Precipitation Probabilities As an Aid to Corn Planting DecisionsMore Information
Results of a Rapid Appraisal Study: Agricultural Producers’ Perceptions of Drought Vulnerability and Mitigation—Howard County, NebraskaMore Information
Spatial Representation of Agroclimatology in a Study of Agricultural DroughtMore Information
The Corn and Climate ReportMore Information
The Potential Effects of Climate Change on Summer Season Dairy Cattle Milk Production and ReproductionMore Information
The Relationship of Climatic Indices and Variables to Corn (Maize) Yields: a Principal Components AnalysisMore Information
Understanding Farmers' Forecast Use From Their Beliefs, Values, Social Norms, and Perceived ObstaclesMore Information
Understanding the Influence of Climate Forecasts on Farmer Decisions As Planned BehaviorMore Information
Using NOAA AVHRR Data to Estimate Maize Production in the United States Corn BeltMore Information

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