Info sought for new Missouri Extension Drought Impact Reporter


Info sought for new Missouri Extension Drought Impact Reporter

Missourians can report drought conditions directly to the National Drought Monitor to enhance reporting on-the-ground. University of Missouri Extension climatologist Pat Guinan says Missouri is the “bullseye” of the drought, “Here we are in the middle of July and conditions continue to deteriorate.”

Guinan tells Brownfield Ag News information can be uploaded to the newly created site – and that includes photos, “A picture is worth a thousand words! When you show an empty livestock pond, when you show burned up lawns or pastures, or you show row crops like corn or soybeans that might be incurring drought stress, what better way than to show a picture of it?” Information provided by users is shared with the national Drought Impact Reporter, the nation’s first comprehensive database of drought impacts.

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