2008 Corn and Climate Conference - Tentative Agenda

The Corn and Climate post conference workshop is co-organized and sponsored by the Iowa State University Climate Science Initiative, the Iowa State University Bioeconomy Institute, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the North Central Bioeconomy Consortium.

Tuesday, September 9 and Wednesday, September 10

Tuesday, September 9, 2008


6:30 p.m


8:00 p.m.

Evening Keynote Plenary

Observed and Projected Climate Change for North America

Wednesday, September 10, 2008


8:15 a.m.

Plenary Keynote: National Climate Service - What Does It Mean For Producers?

8:45 a.m.

Panel Discussion: Climate Impacts On Midwest Agriculture; Monitoring And Data

9:40 a.m.

Weather "Down on the Farm"

10:00 a.m.


10:20 a.m.

Seasonal Forecasts

10:40 a.m.

Climate Change Projections Relevant To Agriculture For The US Midwest

11:00 a.m.

Panel Discussion: What Producers Are Saying About Crops And Climate

12:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m.

Drought Probabilities

1:20 p.m.

Climate Change in the Grain Belt

1:40 p.m.

RISA: Providing Climate Information For Agriculture

2:00 p.m.

Probability Of Extreme Climates

2:20 p.m.

Open Discussion: Unmet Climate Needs For Agriculture and

Recommendations And Publication Of Proceedings

3:00 p.m.


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