Webinar Title: Drought and Weather Outlook for Planting and Growing Season 2024
Day/Date: Thursday, April 4, 2024
Time: 1:00 pm CST  

Speaker: Dr. Dennis Todey, Director of the USDA Midwest Climate Hub
Dennis Todey is the Director of the Midwest Climate Hub in Ames. He is a native Iowan with his BS and PhD from Iowa State in Meteorology and Agricultural Meteorology. He has spent two stints in South Dakota, first completing his MS at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and most recently as Associate Professor and State Climatologist for South Dakota at South Dakota State University. He is well-known regionally as a speaker and media source on various climate issues and is the former president of the American Association of State Climatologists.

Webinar Description: 
Join the Iowa Farm Bureau and Dr. Dennis Todey, Director of the USDA Midwest Climate Hub at Ames, as we discuss the abnormally warm winter, persistent drought conditions, potential return of La Nina, and other impacts to planting and the growing season in Iowa and other areas of the Midwest!

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For more information, contact Zach Brummer, Iowa Farm Bureau, Farmer Education Program Manager (zbrummer@ifbf.org).