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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Enhancing Decision-Making by Agricultural Producers in Wyoming with Weather Variability: Reducing Enterprise Risk and Increasing Resilience

Location: Rangeland Resources Research

Project Number: 3018-11000-005-10
Project Type: Specific Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Feb 05, 2014
End Date: Dec 30, 2014

Objective:
Conduct needs assessments and develop and deliver educational programs to agricultural producers on tools and management practices for enhanced decision making with increased weather variability and extreme events (e.g., drought).

Approach:
The University of Wyoming Extension and ARS will collaborate in the planning of and conducting the transfer of information, tools and management practices to agricultural producers in Wyoming to enhance decision making with weather variability for reduction of enterprise risk and increasing resilience of working lands. Efforts will also include receiving feedback from agricultural producers in Wyoming as to needed science and technology from the USDA Northern Plains Regional Climate Hub.

Last Modified: 12/22/2014
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