Content tagged "weather"

Lightning Safety

Ag Safety and Health Updated: February 11, 2019

Photos provided by the Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH) Lightning and thunderstorms typically occur during the spring and...

Lightning Protection Systems

Ag Safety and Health Updated: July 02, 2018

Lightning protection systems. (2014) Farm and Ranch eXtension in Safety and Health (FReSH) Community of Practice. Retrieved from...

Cold-Related Conditions and Agriculture

Ag Safety and Health Updated: April 12, 2018

(Source: Wyoming AgrAbility)Cold-related conditions and agriculture. (2012). Farm and Ranch eXtension in Safety and Health (FReSH) Community of Practice....

Planning for Climate Resiliency

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Resiliency to weather risk is, on one hand, a topic that farmers and ranchers are already familiar with, but now climate change is adding new uncertainties...

Weather Trends: State, Regional, and National

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 19, 2016

Weather happens and the climate is always changing. Farmers are very in tune with these changes because weather is critical to any farming operation. What...

4 Places to Find Flood Forecast Maps

Floods Updated: September 09, 2015

There are a number of websites available to help you determine and monitor potential flooding in your area. The following websites allow users to monitor...

Integrating Probable Fieldwork Days into Nutrient Management Plans

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 07, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Weather conditions impact land application of manure.  Wet soils hinder equipment from accessing fields. ...

What is a mesoclimate?

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: October 08, 2013

A mesoclimate is the climate at an intermediate geographic scale, such as a downtown district, neighborhood, large park, farm, or wooded area.  It is...

Under what temperatures should I conduct a prescribed burn?

Prescribed Fire Updated: June 27, 2013

From a fire containment standpoint, temperature is not as critical as compared to relative humidity and wind speed. As rule of thumb, remember that as...

Weather Conditions for Controlled Burns

Prescribed Fire Updated: March 29, 2013

Although controlled burns can be conducted under pre-determined weather conditions, burns can be unsafe if the experience of the burn boss and crew is...

How Do Wildfires Behave?

Wildfire Updated: March 30, 2012

Article Written by: Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CA Max Moritz, University of California Cooperative Extension,...

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