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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.

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agclimate outlooks delivering climate based information to stakeholders in agriculture

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

agricultural production in the southeast
Agricultural Production in the Southeast
  • Cotton, peanut, corn, soybean, wheat
agricultural production in the southeast1
Agricultural Production in the Southeast
  • Cotton, peanut, corn, soybean, wheat
  • Cattle and calves
agricultural production in the southeast2
Agricultural Production in the Southeast
  • Cotton, peanut, corn, soybean, wheat
  • Cattle and calves
  • Pasture and hay
  • Vegetables
  • Poultry
  • Blueberry, strawberry
  • Peaches, citrus & other fruits
market value of agricultural products sold
Market Value of Agricultural Products Sold

Source: USDA 2002 Census of Agriculture

enso and agriculture in the se
ENSO and Agriculture in the SE
  • ENSO significantly influenced the value of corn, peanuts, soybean and tobacco (Hansen et al., 1998).
  • ENSO phases explained an average shift of $212 million, or 26%, in the value of corn.
enso and agriculture in the se1
ENSO and Agriculture in the SE
  • $165 million of losses due to the 1997-1998 El Niño event (Florida Dept. of Ag)
management decisions
Management Decisions
  • Variety selection
  • Planting dates
management decisions1
Management Decisions
  • Variety selection
  • Planting dates
  • Acreage allocation
  • Amount and type of crop insurance
  • Marketing
  • Purchase inputs
southeast climate consortium
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

Southeast Climate Consortium
major activities
Major Activities
  • AgClimate (www.AgClimate.org)
  • Training and education
  • Interaction with growers and producers
agclimate
AgClimate
  • Main mechanism for dissemination of information
      • Tools
      • Outlooks
agclimate website
AgClimate Website

http://www.agclimate.org

el ni o
El Niño

Oct 1-Jan 15: 560 chill hours

slide17
La Niña

Oct 1-Jan 15: 462 chill hours

secc climate outlook1
Press release

Farmers &Ranchers

SECCClimate Outlook

State ClimatologistsAL, FL, and GA

Extensionmailing list

Regional TV & Radio

SECC Climate Outlook
secc agricultural outlook
State ClimatologistsAL, FL, GA

Press release

Farmers &Ranchers

SECCAg Outlook

Extensionmailing list

Research & Extension (Auburn, UGA, UF)

Regional TV & Radio

SECC Agricultural Outlook

SECCExtensionSpecialists

county agent trainings
County Agent Trainings

AgClimate workshop (Jan 26, 2005)

county agent trainings1
County Agent Trainings

AgClimate workshop for county agents (Statesboro, Georgia; Feb 7, 2006)

AgClimate workshop for county agents (Griffin, Georgia; Feb 7, 2007)

working with farmers and stakeholders
Working with Farmers and Stakeholders

Meeting with adivsory group in Headland, Alabama (February 26, 2007).

working with research and extension faculty
Working with Research and Extension Faculty

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).

challenges
Challenges
  • Provide improved El Niño/La Niña forecasts
  • Improve availability of timely updates
  • How can the SECC improve the partnership with the Ag. Research Faculty and Cooperative Extension Service?
thank you

Thank you!

Dr. Joel O. Paz

University of GeorgiaGriffin, [email protected]

secc objectives
SECC Objectives
  • Outreach
  • Research and Development
  • Partnerships
  • Monitoring & Assessment
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