ICYMI- 2020 Climate and Drought Outlook for Beef Producers Webinar

Many thanks to the University of Arizona Extension Office for producing the webinar for the Santa Cruz NRCD, and a hat tip to Stephen  Williams for passing along this handy followup information and link to the recorded webinar.


Thank you for attending 2020 Climate and Drought Outlook for Beef Producers Webinar. We hope you enjoyed our event.

A recording of the webinar and a pdf of the PowerPoint presentation are available  at https://extension.arizona.edu/webinars-arizona-beef-producers

Please submit your questions or comments to: awright134@email.arizona.edu.

Here are links to the resources mentioned in the webinar:

– 2 page PDF with lots of links to drought resources https://cals.arizona.edu/climate/misc/DroughtTools.pdf
– Rainfall Index tracker – https://cals.arizona.edu/climate/misc/RI/RainfallIndexMaps.html
– Monsoon precipitation mapping – https://cals.arizona.edu/climate/misc/SWMonsoonMaps/current/swus_monsoon.html
– Monsoon station tracker – https://cals.arizona.edu/climate/misc/monsoon/monsoon_summaries.html
– Precipitation Logbook Generator – https://uaclimateextension.shinyapps.io/precipChart/
– Evaporative Demand Drought Index (EDDI, someone asked about drought indices with wind…) https://psl.noaa.gov/eddi/
– Couple of bulletins…
o https://extension.arizona.edu/pubs/rain-gauges-range-management-precipitation-monitoring-best-practices-guide
o https://extension.arizona.edu/pubs/do-it-yourself-construction-guide-rugged-accumulation-precipitation-gauge-remote-monitoring
o https://extension.arizona.edu/pubs/arizona-north-american-monsoon-system

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NRCS Conservation District Stakeholder Session webinar and feedback form

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Stakeholder Session

Conservation Districts

Conservation districts session

Thank you for participating in the Stakeholder Session for Conservation Districts


This session was held exclusively for supervisors and staff of the Natural Resource Conservation Districts and Tribal Conservation Districts of Arizona.

As NRCS’s local conservation partners, established by both Arizona and local Tribal Law, conservation districts play an integral role in the locally led conservation process.

We encourage all conservation districts to review the presentation and submit feedback using the links below.

Participant Information

Click here access the presentation*.

Click here to submit your feedback.


*The information shared in the session is not meant for distribution and is subject to change without notice and should not be construed as a commitment by Arizona NRCS.

NRCS will provide information on the reorganization and how it may affect tribal communities directly through tribal consultation with the Tribes impacted.