X

Managing Drought Risk on the Ranch Workshop

September 24, 2012
Powell, WY

The National Drought Mitigation Center, in cooperation with Northwest College, presented the Managing Drought Risk on the Ranch workshop to over seventy participants on September 24, 2012. The workshop was provided with funding by the USDA RMA's Risk Management Education program.

Presentations

  • Introduction to Managing Drought Risk on the Ranch
    Tonya Haigh, National Drought Mitigation center
  • Adapting to Drought: Lessons from long term experiments and ranchers
    Emily Kachergis, USDA-ARS High Plains Grasslands Research Station in Cheyenne
  • Grazing and Livestock Considerations During and After Drought
    Jerry Volesky, UNL Extension Range and Forage Specialist
  • Market and Financial Considerations During and After Drought
    Harlan Hughes, Livestock Economist and Columnist for BEEF Magazine
  • Stories from the Range: Drought Plan Examples and Real-World Experience
    Lynn Myers, NE Rancher, and JD Radakovich, General Manager of the Hoodoo Ranch

Photos