The MRCC is a cooperative effort of the National Climatic Center and the Illinois State Water Survey. The MRCC serves the nine-state Midwest region: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin. They focus on research help to better explain climate and its impacts on the Midwest, provide practical solutions to specific climate problems, and development of climate information for issues such as agriculture, climate change, energy, the environment, human health, risk management, transportation, and water resources.
According to a story online at Farm & Dairy the Ohio Cattlemen’s Assoc. is working with the Ohio Dept. of Agriculture to connect Ohio farmers with hay to sell with drought-stricken ranches in Texas and other states.
In past droughts, Ohio farmers have even donated hay if the recipient picks up the shipping tab.
If you have hay available, please call the OCA office at 614-873-6736 or email email@example.com. You should have the following information available:
- Amount of hay available in tons
- Age of hay by crop year
- Type of hay
- Bale type
- Purchase price or available for donation with the recipient paying shipping
- Name and contact information