New drought center dashboard steps ranchers through key questions
May 26, 2021
When faced with developing drought, ranchers often have questions. How severe is this drought? How long could it last? Is this as bad as the last drought we experienced or is it the worst one? What are the chances it rains enough to produce normal forage over the coming weeks or months and how much rain would be needed for a normal grazing year?
These are questions frequently asked by ranchers who have taken part in drought management workshops with the National Drought Mitigation Center and partner agencies, said NDMC Rural Sociologist Tonya Haigh. While many resources can help answ...