by Megan Van Emon, MSU Extension Beef Cattle Specialist
Although the majority of the state has had ample rain this year, it’s good to be prepared when a drought does occur. Drought preparedness is especially crucial when multi-year droughts occur. I am currently working with several scientists on a drought resilience study: Identifying mechanisms of rangeland drought resilience: management strategies for sustainable ecosystem health.
Sally Koerner, Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina – Greensboro
Lauren Porensky, Ecologist, USDA-ARS Rangeland Resources & Systems Research, Fort Collins, CO
Kevin Wilcox, Ecologist, USDA-ARS Rangeland Resources & Systems Research, Fort Collins, CO
Kim La Pierre, Senior Scientist, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Kurt Reinhart, Ecologist, USDA-ARS Range, and Livestock Research, Miles City, MT