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Drought Webinars

Grassland Endurance: Management for/with Drought; (1 Hour) USDA-NRCS Rangeland Specialist Julie Elliott explains what grassland needs to grow and the damage during drought.  She also shares some stocking tools to help producers estimate how much grass may be available.

Long Range Stocking Rate Decision Tool; (17 minutes) Retta Bruegger CSU Extension Range Specialist visits about a 78 year stocking rate study, sharing a stocking rate decision tree for producers based on PDO, El Nino/La Nina, and local moisture. 

Living Dry: Lessons Learned; (39 minutes) John Welch, owner of Welch Cattle Company and former CEO of Spade Ranches discusses the necessity for having a written drought plan and alternative steps to take when faced with drought.

Recorded Sessions

Drought Workshops – 2018-2019

Green banner with the text "coping with drought? workshops and materials" includes the Colorado State University logo and a link to upcoming workshops. Drought Preparation workshops

Drought Response Workshops

Drought Recovery and Planning