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Research Project: Support Climate-Smart Decision Making in Utah, USDA Southwest Climate Hub

Location: Range Management Research

Project Number: 3050-11210-009-07-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Aug 1, 2018
End Date: Dec 31, 2019

Objective:
The objective of this non-assistance cooperative agreement is to develop and/or deliver region-specific scientific information and technologies for agricultural and natural resource managers that enable climate-smart decision-making. Enhance climate knowledge and resilience in the Southwestern U.S. working lands.

Approach:
The Southwest Climate Hub as part of the ARS research unit based at the Jornada Experimental Range will work closely with the Utah State University Extension Service in developing science-based land management and conservation practices: Collect from and distribute to farmers, ranchers, foresters, tribes and other resource managers information about weather and climate impacts, as well as adaptation techniques and information.