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11:00 AM

Retail Food Price Outlook, 2013

USDA ERS economist Dr. Ricky Volpe discussed recent trends in retail food prices, including increased volatility and sustained inflation for meat prices. The outlook was highlighted, paying attention to the impacts of the 2012 drought as well as current weather conditions and other factors such as energy prices and the international market.


11:00 AM 

NDMC: Managing Drought Risk on the Ranch PD Webinar Series

The New Cumulative Forage Reduction (CFR) Index: Assessing Drought Impacts and Planning a Grazing Strategy

Pat Reece, owner/senior consultant of Prairie Montane Enterprises and Professor Emeritus of the University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Pre-registration required.


2:00 PM EST

NACO - From the County Up: Toward a 2030 Vision of Disaster Resilience

Join NACo First Vice President Linda Langston and the National Academy of Sciences for a thought provoking session about disaster resilience as a national imperative. From managing risk to making investments to measuring progress, it takes a village to mitigate, prepare for, respond to and rebuild after a disaster. Learn about the findings and recommendations of a new Academy report that places local action at the center of a vision for a disaster resilient nation by 2030.

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National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF) and Drought

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