Southeast Regional Climate Hub

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Climate Hub developing alerts for pests, heat stress, El Niño, and more

The USDA Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH) is focused on providing current and applicable climate information to land managers. One of the ways SERCH is accomplishing this is through a tool called SERCH LIGHTS, which is an email alert system that notifies subscribers when a climate-related threat is predicted for their location of choice. The [...]

By |March 3rd, 2016|Member Blog|Comments Off on Climate Hub developing alerts for pests, heat stress, El Niño, and more

Triangle Climate and Landscape Researchers’ Brown Bag

Date: 2/11/2016 Time: 12 noon - 1 pm Location: Port City Java on NCSU's Centennial Campus (1000 Main Campus Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606) We're trying a new format for the Brown Bag this year: a casual 1-hour lunch without the emphasis on bringing in an outside speaker. We’re focusing on helping folks in the Triangle [...]

By |February 11th, 2016|0 Comments

USDA Climate Hubs Tool Shed

Last year, the USDA Regional Climate Hubs released our first Hub-wide product, the Climate Hubs Tool Shed. The Tool Shed is an online, searchable database of tools (data-driven, interactive websites and mobile apps) that can assist land managers, land owners, and extension professionals in adapting working lands to the impacts of climate change. While many of the [...]

By |February 4th, 2016|Member Blog|Comments Off on USDA Climate Hubs Tool Shed

Greenhouse gas mitigation workshop

Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Workshop Agricultural Solutions: adapting to and mitigating climate change on farms and forests in the Southeastern US When: January 20-21 2016 Where: Virtual; register at serch.us/workshop Who: NRCS extension, FSA, RD, FS Field Staff, state and private forestry, Land managers, landowners, general public How: Register at serch.us/workshop. Email Sarah Wiener with any questions (sswiener@ncsu.edu). [...]

By |January 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Integrated crop livestock systems a win-win

Dr. Alan Franzluebbers, a Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH) partner and scientist for the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in Raleigh, NC, recently had his research on grazing cattle in cover crop systems published in Southeast Farm Press. Dr. Franzluebbers’ 7-year study in the Piedmont region of North Carolina provides a win-win solution for farmers. By planting cover [...]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on Integrated crop livestock systems a win-win

Meet the Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH)

There were lots of uncertainty, way more questions than answers, and a lot of unknowns when Secretary Vilsack announced a call for USDA Climate Hubs in June of 2013.  However, over time the details started coming together and, on February 5th, 2014, Secretary Vilsack officially announced the creation of the first ever Regional Hubs to [...]

By |May 2nd, 2014|Member Blog|Comments Off on Meet the Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH)