Drought Resource Information

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The following is a list of drought-related information available on this website and other websites.


Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Weather & Climate Information
Topics found at this site of 'Ropin'the Web' include news, climate change, climate data, drought, and weather and agriculture.

Alberta Crop Report

The objective of the crop report is to capture information related to crop production in Alberta during the crop season. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to download maps on this site.

Alberta Environment and Parks Precipitation Maps
This site contains provincial maps which are updated daily, weekly, monthly, and after a storm event. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required for this site.

British Columbia

BC Ministry of Agriculture
The Drought In Agriculture information site of the BC Ministry of Agriculture features drought management information and contains fact sheets on various drought-related subjects.

BC Ministry of Environment
The Drought Information site provides data on water supply; snowpacks, surface and groundwater, and other drought information for B.C.


Saskatchewan's Ministry of Agriculture and the Department of Environment offer producers a variety of information.


Manitoba Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development - Weather
The Weather and Climate site includes crop reports, precipitation maps, disease risk forecasting maps, and a variety of other information.

Manitoba Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development - Forage Industry
The Forage Industry site contains information on marketing and economics, forage agronomy, as well as pasture, hay, and cattle boarding listings.


Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Adverse Weather
The Adverse Weather site includes management information for excessive rain, dry conditions, frost, hail, and various other topics.


Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Drought Watch
The Drought Watch site provides drought related information such as: precipitation, temperature, forage, and on-farm water supply maps, drought management information, climate profiles, and information on federal programs.

Environment Canada
Environment Canada site provides daily weather forecasts, special weather statements, and public weather warnings.


US Drought Monitor: Forecasts
This site features maps showing the climate outlook, seasonal US drought outlook, streamflow forecast, Palmer Drought Severity Index, and soil moisture forecasts.

US Geological Survey State Information: Water Watch
This site allows you to access water resource information state by state.

Wyoming Drought Monitor
The Wyoming Drought Monitor offers current resources on drought.

North Dakota State University
This site houses articles related to crop and livestock production during times of drought, as well as other general information related to drought.

The Disaster Handbook
A handbook dealing with drought produced by University of Wisconsin Extension.


New South Wales Department of Agriculture
This website contains information about drought planning, managing in drought, drought recovery, and lessons learned from drought.

International Crop and Weather Highlights.
Gives a brief overview of weather conditions and food production around the world. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required for this site.

North American Drought Monitor
The North American Drought Monitor provides monthly updates on the drought situation across North America. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required for some files on this site.

Global Information and Early Warning System
The GIEWS reviews the global food situation, issues reports, and provides warnings of impending food crises within specific countries. It also provides related information on subjects such as crop conditions, drought, and pest problems for affected regions.

Feed Listings

Alberta Feed Listings
Peace River Forage Association of British Columbia
Montana Feed Listings
North Dakota Feed Listings
Internet Hay Exchange

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This information published to the web on June 15, 2001.
Last Reviewed/Revised on July 5, 2017.