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Dealing with a Changing Climate in Agriculture Webinar

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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A free webinar entitled, “Dealing with the Changing Climate in Agriculture: Issues in 2020 and Beyond” will be held Thursday, Feb. 20 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.

The program will discuss issues leading into the 2020 growing season and put that information into a larger context of what is happening with Midwest weather and climate long-term.

“Those who participate in the webinar will have an understanding of the current climate and/or weather issues and discover where to find resources to help with decision-making,” said Fred Hall, dairy specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach. “We are excited to have Dennis Todey, Director of the Midwest Climate Hub, leading the discussion.”

Todey is a native Iowan who holds a Bachelor of Science and doctorate in Meteorology and Agricultural Meteorology from Iowa State University, and his master’s degree from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. He is well-known across the region as a speaker and media source on various climate issues and is the former president of the American Association of State Climatologists.

The webinar is free and open to the public thanks to sponsorship and coordination from the I-29 Moo University which is a consortium of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, University of Minnesota Extension, Nebraska Extension, North Dakota State University Extension Service and South Dakota State University Extension dairy specialists.

To register for the webinar, visit https://form.jotform.com/4Hregion1/changing-climate-webinar or contact Fred Hall at 712-737-4230 or fredhall@iastate.edu

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Monthly Dairy Webinar: Climate Update for 2021 Season

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Team monthly webinar series continues on Wednesday, January 20 from 12 noon to 1 pm. This program will focus on the climate and weather predictions for the 2021 growing season. Dennis Todey, director of the USDA Climate Hub in Ames, Iowa will make the presentation.

Dennis Todey is the Director of the Midwest Climate Hub in Ames. He is a native Iowan with his BS and PhD from Iowa State in Meteorology and Agricultural Meteorology. He has spent two stints in South Dakota, first completing his MS at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and most recently as Associate Professor and State Climatologist for South Dakota at South Dakota State University. He is well known regionally as a speaker and media source on various climate issues and is the former president of the American Association of State Climatologists.

Producers, dairy consultants and industry representatives can attend the webinar at:

https://iastate.zoom.us/my/dairyteamfredprogram

No registration is required and there is no fee.

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