Weather and Climate Data for Farm Planning and Management

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Our weather and climate data workshop will give you the tools you need to manage your farm operation.

If the rapidly changing weather conditions are causing challenges in managing your operation, then take advantage of this opportunity to learn about some helpful tools you may use in production planning.

Join us at the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District Conservation Resource Center on Thursday, April 6, 2023, for our Weather and Climate Data Workshop for Farm Management and Planning. This free workshop is being offered in partnership by the Clackamas and East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation Districts.

  • WORKSHOP: Weather and Climate Data Workshop for Farm Planning and Management
  • DATE: Thursday, April 6, 2023
  • TIME: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
  • LOCATION: Clackamas SWCD Conservation Resource Center 22055 S. Beavercreek Rd., Suite 1, Beavercreek, OR 97017 or attend virtually (link will sent out a few days before the event).

Weather and Climate Data Workshop Features Experts from NOAA and NRCS

This workshop session will feature Andy Bryant from the National Oceanographic and Atsmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Matt Warbritton of Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

Andy Bryant is the Service Hydrologist at the National Weather Service forecast office in Portland. He collaborates with a team of meteorologists, hydrologists, and electronics technicians. His office serves the public as well as partner agencies in Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Andy will demonstrate online tools to visualize weather forecasts and climate data in a variety of ways, all with a farming audience in mind.

Matt Warbritton is the Lead Hydrologist for the Oregon Data Collection Office (USDA NRCS Snow Survey and Water Supply Forecasting Program). He has been the Hydrologist for the office since 2020. Prior to this assignment, he was the Physical Scientist for the National Park Service. He worked with Yosemite National Park’s hydroclimate network in the high country.

Matt will provide an overview of 2 primary products the Oregon Snow Survey offers to the public: the Interactive Map and the Water Supply Outlook Report. In addition, workshop participants will receive an introduction on interpreting current conditions (snowpack, precipitation, soil moisture, etc.). This information will be placed into a recent historical context, which is important for understanding drought development and recovery.

Workshop is Offered at No Cost, But Registration is Required.

Register today using the form below.

This workshop series is made possible through a partnership with Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District, East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

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