ALABAMA DROUGHT REACH
The Alabama Drought Reach (ADR) program focused on improving drought communications and drought impact monitoring in Alabama. It is a collaborative partnership between the Auburn University Water Resources Center and the Office of the State Climatologist at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, along with support from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station.
HOW IS DROUGHT IMPACTING YOU?
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ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Launched in May 2023, ADR’s mission is to improve drought communications and drought agricultural impact monitoring in Alabama.
To improve drought communications and drought agricultural impact monitoring in Alabama.
To better document drought’s agricultural impacts in Alabama, resulting in a more infomred scientific and agricultural community.
- Develop a systematic approach and monitoring program for drought agricultural impact data collection by Extension and Experiment Station personnel
- Develop and conduct drought training for Alabama Cooperative Extension System and Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station personnel
- Work alongside the Office of the State Climatologist to provide timely and relevant agricultural impact data
- Increase drought impact literacy among Alabama farmers, landowners, and the general public
For more ADR information please contact Brianne Minton at email@example.com.
HOW DROUGHT IMPACTS ALABAMA AGRICULTURE
Information coming soon.
WHO MONITORS DROUGHT IN ALABAMA?
Information coming soon.
Alabama Drought Declarations
Livestock & Forages
- Alabama Hay Directory
- Hay Hauling Permit Fees are Being Waived During Drought
- Drought Preparations in Forages
- Drought Sales of Livestock
- Drought Management for Sheep and Goats
- Late-Planting of Annual Ryegrass in Northern Alabama
Home & Garden
Southeast Drought Updates
- Latest Southeast Drought and Climate Update
- Sign up for NIDIS Southeast Drought Early Warning System (DEWS) Emails
WEEKLY GRAPHICS ARCHIVE
PREVIOUS DROUGHT WORK
The AUWRC, in partnership with the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS), strives to better inform and prepare Alabama and the Southeast for the many challenges of periodic droughts.
The ACF River Basin Drought and Water Dashboard and ACF Drought StoryMap, collaborative projects with NOAA NIDIS, the AUWRC, and other regional partners, was launched in early 2022 in response to a request from regional stakeholders and improve the ability to view real-time information with interactive, shareable, and easy-to-understand graphics on current and predicted drought conditions.
SIGN UP FOR THE DROUGHT REACH LISTSERV
Stay up to date with news from the AL Drought Reach Program
REGISTER FOR THE SOUTHEAST MONTHLY CLIMATE WEBINAR
Held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 9 AM Central/10 AM Eastern