The Wyoming Department of Agriculture assists the citizens of Wyoming to live safe and healthy lives, promote and preserve our agricultural community, be responsible stewards of our natural resources, and achieve integrity in the marketplace. The WDA provides additional drought related information such as listings for emergency hay and pasture resources when drought conditions are severe.
An experimental grassland productivity forecast for livestock producers, Extension, NRCS, and other rangelands managers – a new forecast of your area’s peak standing grassland biomass, for the whole growing season. Available for select counties in Wyoming.
A collection of written and video resources with information about what to do before, during, and after a wildfire -- as well as information about wildfire ecology. Example resources include: creating a plan to protect or evacuate animals when a wildfire looms; a link to a U.S. Forest Service map that displays active fires; fire evacuation checklist; and looking for hidden dangers on property following a fire.
The Northern Ag Network provides hourly farm news and market reports, weather programs and special features. In addition, the Northern Ag Network produces two daily Ag Television programs each morning, which are seen on nine of Montana’s premier television stations.
The Farm Service Agency serves farmers, ranchers, and agricultural partners through the delivery of effective, efficient agricultural programs. The agency offers farmers a strong safety net through the administration of farm commodity and disaster programs.
The reports give farmers, producers and other agricultural businesses the information they need to evaluate market conditions, identify trends, make purchasing decisions, monitor price patterns, evaluate transportation equipment needs and accurately assess movement.
A Wyoming Department of Agriculture website with a variety of information to help care for, and assist in the well-being of Wyoming’s agricultural producers. Provided resources can help with stress management, financial challenges, interpersonal difficulties, legal issues, and many other needs producers may have.
This University of Wyoming Extension website provides information about coping with excessive stress -- including signs of chronic, prolonged stress. Several additional resources, such as The Personal Nature of Agriculture: Men Seeking Help, are included towards the bottom of the website.
Consider signing-up to be a CoCoRaHS volunteer -- a person who measures and reports precipitation (or lack of) on a daily basis (or near daily basis). CoCoRaHS volunteers play an important role in helping to document the amount of precipitation an area does or does not receive. Do you have questions about becoming a CoCoRaHS volunteer in Wyoming? Contact Tony Bergantino at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submit a report about the conditions in your area from too dry to too wet. You can upload photos to this system showing an area, such as a stock pond, for the current year compared to a similar timeframe during a more normal year.
The Dashboard aims to provide information that will help ranchers reduce risk ahead of time. The dashboard features the latest data on drought and precipitation conditions, outlooks, on-the-ground reports, vegetative stress, forage productivity, and more -- all organized around key questions.
Provides information and tools to help ranchers, public land managers among others to help plan drought scenario exercises in the process of planning and managing mitigation and response activities for a hypothetical drought.
Blue-green algae poses health risks to people, livestock, and pets. On this website you can:
View HCB advisories in Wyoming through the 'Advisories Map;'
sign-up to receive updates on HCBs and advisories;
and learn more about blue-green algae.
Weather & Climate Information
The NWS provies weather forecasts, warnings of hazardous weather, and other weathere-related products to organizations and the public for the purposes of protection, safety, and general information. Click on' the + sign to the right for a list of the 5 NWS offices that serve the people of Wyoming.