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2018 Amarillo Drought Workshop

Event Date & Time

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Central Time
Amarillo, TX


2018 Amarillo Drought Workshop held on April 5, 2018In light of the serious drought situation currently affecting large portions of the Southern Plains, the USDA Southern Plains Climate Hub, USDA Office of the Chief Economist, National Drought Mitigation Center, and National Integrated Drought Information System have organized a training workshop that will be held on April 5, 2018 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Center in Amarillo TX.

The workshop will include three components:

  1. technical training on and applications of the U.S. Drought Monitor, including its use by USDA programs
  2. seasonal weather forecasting tools and processes
  3. USDA agency and local manager perspectives on the current drought.

Who should attend: USDA program field staff; Extension personnel; state, county, and local management officials.

Advance registration is required (no fee); lunch will be provided.

Download the workshop flyer

Address

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Center
6500 Amarillo Blvd West
Amarillo, TX

Registration and Other Information

Downloads

Download the agenda (Updated: 3/20/2018)

Contact

For more information about this event contact Brian Fuchs or Clay Pope.

Register by Phone

If you would prefer to register by phone, you can contact Clay Pope directly at (405) 699-2087

Registration

Registration closes on April 2, 2018 and is limited to 100 participants. Click here to register

Event Hosts

Event hosts include the National Drought Mitigation Center at University of Lincoln-Nebraska, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Southern Plains Climate Hub, USDA Office of the Chief Economist, and the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS)

States

Kansas
New Mexico
Oklahoma
Texas

DEWS Regions

Southern Plains Drought Early Warning System