AgClimate Outlooks: Delivering climate-based information to stakeholders in agriculture. Joel O. Paz, Clyde W. Fraisse, Norman E. Breuer, John G. Bellow and David F. Zierden. NOAA 32 nd Climate Diagnostics and Prediction Workshop Tallahassee, FL October 22-26, 2007.
AgClimate Outlooks: Delivering climate-based information to stakeholders in agriculture
Joel O. Paz, Clyde W. Fraisse, Norman E. Breuer, John G. Bellow and David F. Zierden
NOAA 32nd Climate Diagnostics and Prediction WorkshopTallahassee, FLOctober 22-26, 2007
Source: USDA 2002 Census of Agriculture
Florida State University – climate studies, coupled modeling, climate forecasts, forestry
University of Alabama Huntsville – climate, water resources
Auburn University – extension, economics, insurance
University of Florida – extension, crop modeling, decision support tools, water resources
University of Georgia – extension, crop modeling, decision support tools, climate,water resources, assessment
University of Miami – climate, economics, water resources, assessment
Oct 1-Jan 15: 560 chill hours
Oct 1-Jan 15: 462 chill hours
State ClimatologistsAL, FL, and GA
Regional TV & Radio
State ClimatologistsAL, FL, GA
Research & Extension (Auburn, UGA, UF)
Regional TV & Radio
Specific management recommendation- developed by Commodity Extension Specialist
AgClimate workshop (Jan 26, 2005)
AgClimate workshop for county agents (Statesboro, Georgia; Feb 7, 2006)
AgClimate workshop for county agents (Griffin, Georgia; Feb 7, 2007)
Meeting with adivsory group in Headland, Alabama (February 26, 2007).
John Bellow showing the different features of the AgCclimate chill accumulation tool to Kathy Taylor (UGA Stone Fruit Specialist) and Frank Funderburk (Peach Co. Extension Coordinator).
L-R: Joel Paz and Rabiu Olatinwo with Bob Kemerait (Extension Plant Pathologist) and Albert Culbreath (Plant Pathologist).
Dr. Joel O. Paz
University of GeorgiaGriffin, [email protected]