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Weather Stations Webinar: A Tool for Farmers

June 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

WSU Extension Regional Small Farms Program presents a free webinar for farmers on the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas. This introductory webinar will showcase WSU AgWeatherNet, a free online tool that provides access to current and historical weather data to help Washington growers and citizens understand and prepare for the challenges and changes that weather brings. 

Topics include: 

  • Locating the nearest weather station near you 
  • Why is this tool important for farmers? 
  • Horticultural Uses: growing degree days, humidity, rainfall, tracking life cycles of pathogens and pests 
  • Olympic Peninsula weather patterns 
  • Tracking drought 
  • Hydrologic cycle, stream dynamics, and rainfall

Speakers include: 

Dave Brown, Director of AgWeatherNet at the WSU Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center in Prosser, WA  

 

 

 

 

 

Bob Simmons, WSU Extension Olympic Regional Water Resources Specialist

 

 

 

 

 

Facilitator: Kellie Henwood, WSU Extension Regional Small Farms Program 

Details

Date:
June 4
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Website:
tinyurl.com/yyrn2uj3

Venue

WA United States

Organizer

Kellie Henwood
Phone:
360-379-5610 ext. 201
Email:
kellie.henwood@wsu.edu