Source: National Drought Mitigation Center, Tonya Haigh
A SARE-supported winter/spring webinar series will provide drought planning information and tools to advisors seeking to help Great Plains ranchers better prepare for and respond to drought. The webinars are scheduled from January through May 2013, on the last Wednesday of each month.
“What happens from January through May will be really critical,” said Lynn Myers, a Sandhills rancher who will be one of the January presenters. “For example, it could determine whether there are cattle in the western Sandhills in 2013.”
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As part of the Nebraska SARE Sustainable Agriculture Series of webinars,Tonya Haigh, Rural Sociologist with the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln will present the webinar, "Managing Drought Risk on the Ranch", a new web-based resource and drought planning methodology for rangeland managers and advisers on Friday, November 18th from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Click here to access the webinar.
Contact Gary Lesoing at firstname.lastname@example.org or (402) 274-4755.