Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Managing Drought Risk on the Ranch

Managing Extended and Extreme Drought on the Farm and Ranch

January 9, 2014

Garden City, KS

Presentation and audience at Managing Extreme and Extended Drought on the Farm and Ranch workshop, January 9, 2014The National Drought Mitigation Center teamed up with Kansas State University, the National Integrated Drought Information System and the North Central Region SARE Professional Development Program to present a full-day "Managing Extended and Extreme Drought on the Farm and Ranch" workshop on January 9, 2014.  Over 105 rangeland managers, irrigated crop producers, agricultural advisors, and agency representatives participated in the workshop.  Links to workshop agenda and archived recordings follow.

Workshop Agenda

(link to pdf)

Powerpoint Presentations

AdobeConnect Archived Recordings (includes powerpoints and audio)

Morning Session (Climate talks, Long Term Management of the Ogallala, Why Plan for Drought): http://ndmc.adobeconnect.com/p1izl681li0/

Afternoon Ranching Session (Long Term Effects & Recovery, Joel Brown's presentations, Producer Perspective Panel): http://ndmc.adobeconnect.com/p28idiu7jds/

Afternoon Irrigation Session Coming Soon!

 

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