Monday, October 10, 2016

Drought Workshop for producer and Profesionals 25 October 2016!

Join agricultural producers and professionals for a workshop on the drought outlook for the upcoming winter season. Experts from the National Drought Mitigation Center, NOAA, NMSU, University of Arizona and the USDA will be presenting on the potential impacts of drought on agriculture in the Rio Grande Valley and surrounding rangelands of New Mexico and West Texas, and available local and regional resources to help manage and monitor those impacts. Workshop topics will include short- and medium-range weather forecasts, historical climate trends, local monitoring activities, drought tools and early warning resources, and USDA programs. If you are in Eddy County I will be going to this and can furnish transportation for up to nine, call Roblyn Wilson 575-887-6595 or e-mail me whoughto@nmsu.edu if you want to travel with us. Date: October 25th, 2016, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Jornada Experimental Range, Wooton Hall, 2995 Knox St, Las Cruces, NM, 88003 Register online: Southwest Hub website: http://swclimatehub.info/content/drought-workshop-registration Contact: Caiti Steele: tel. 575-646-4144, email. caiti@nmsu.edu Limited travel support available for agricultural producers - enquire early!

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