NEW tool for providing farmers and forest landowners information of USDA agencies that provide assistance in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
Do you know which agencies of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) work in the U.S. Caribbean and what type of services they provide?
In this Story Map developed by the Caribbean Climate Hub you will find information of USDA agencies that provide technical and financial assistance to agricultural producers and forest landowners who wish to improve their operations and/or establish conservation practices on their farms to increase their productivity, reduce the risks associated with climate change, and build long-term resilience.
Photos of the agricultural and forestry landscape of Puerto Rico.
Climate Hubs Tool Shed
The Climate Hubs Tool Shed provides information on tools from across the country that can assist agricultural and forest land managers in adapting to climate variability and change. Users can search with a keyword and via simple categories, or use the advanced search. The database includes tools that are directly relevant to climate variability and change, as well as tools that assist in managing factors that interact with climate variability and change, such as drought, pests, and extreme weather. The target audience is extension and consultants, but the database could also be useful for land managers, landowners, and researchers. To view the Tool Shed full screen in a separate window, click here.
NOAA NCEI Climate at a Glance
Climate at a Glance was developed at the request of NOAA Headquarters for near real-time analysis of monthly temperature and precipitation data across the contiguous U.S. and intended for the study of climate variability and change. Since the fall of 2000, users have been able to request data for select cities, states, regions and the nation and compare current conditions with the historical record.