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USDA Adaptation Resources for Agriculture

I recently ran across this USDA publication describing methods for adapting agriculture to increasing climate variability and climate change. While the publication is focused on the Midwest and Northeast, there are a lot of very good lessons for producers in the Southeast as well. I encourage you to take a…
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These Hyperlocal Weather Networks Can Help States Face Climate Threats

There are many different networks of weather observations that are taken across the country and the world. Some of the networks are run by the National Weather Service, US Geological Survey, and other federal agencies. Now, there are also many networks run within the states by different agencies. The University…
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AgRisk Viewer: Managing your agricultural risk in a changing climate

Here’s a tool that you might find useful. The USDA Southwest Climate Hub has an interactive viewer that allows you to look at financial losses due to climate for every county in the United States. You can read more about it at https://www.climatehubs.usda.gov/hubs/southwest/tools/agrisk-viewer or go right to the viewer at…
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New Climate Resilience mapping site

The Federal Government recently announced the launch of a new website related to mapping hazards and improving community resilience. The Climate Mapping for Resilience and Adaptation (CMRA) website at https://resilience.climate.gov/ integrates information from across the federal government to help people consider their local exposure to climate-related hazards. People working in…
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