The University of Arizona

Farm and Ranch Weather and Climate Workshop | CLIMAS


Farm and Ranch Weather and Climate Workshop

Thursday, June 5, 2014

University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and the National Weather Service – Tucson Forecast office are sponsoring a morning long training workshop on weather and climate information focused on supporting agricultural and resource management decision- making. Topics will include:

  • Finding and interpreting NOAA-NWS weather monitoring and forecast products
  • An overview of the UofA Arizona Meteorological Network and crop and irrigation management products
  • A discussion of drought monitoring efforts including an overview of the U.S. Drought Monitor
  • El Niño and an update of seasonal forecasts through winter of 2014/15

The workshop will end with an informal discussion of information needs and opportunities for further product and service development to support southeast Arizona. Lunch will be provided.

June 12, 2014 – 8:30 -12pm - (Check-in begins at 8am)

Willcox Community Center – Fireplace Room

312 W Stewart Street, Willcox

Please register for the workshop by June 6th by calling 520-384-3594 or by emailing Connie at

Workshop Materials / Key Web Links

Contact Mike Crimmins with questions/comments about the materials/workshop