January 9, 2014
Garden City, KS
The 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.
(link to pdf)
- Current Status of Drought in the High Plains - Gary McManus , OK Climatological Office
- Long-Lead Climate Outlook and the Role of La Niña in High Plains Drought –Klaus Wolter, NOAA CIRES
- Long Term Management of the Ogallala Aquifer – Susan Stover, Kansas Water Office
- Why Plan for Drought? Experience of Daybreak Ranch - Jim Faulstich, SD producer
- A Nebraskan's Approach to Drought - John Maddux, NE producer
- Long term Effects/Planning for Recovery – Dwayne Rice, KS NRCS; Julie Elliott, CO NRCS
- Connections: Precipitation, Hydrologic Condition, and Pasture Growth – Joel Brown, NM NRCS
- Landscape Conservation Value to Society - Ted Alexander , KS producer
- Adaptive Management and Managing Uncertain Climate Conditions – Joel Brown, NM NRCS
- Optimal Irrigation for Drought – Freddie Lamm, KSU NW REC
- Financial/Economic Considerations – Bill Golden, KSU
- Crop Water Allocator: A Planning Tool- Jonathan Aguilar, KSU SW REC
- Water Project Initiatives and Programs for Producers – Mike Meyer, Kansas State Water Office Representative
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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