Drought Management Planning

Drought Resources image and link to disaster.unl.edu/drought
Please see the Drought Resources website for additional information related to other topics such as Crops, Domestic Water, Home & Garden, and more.

U.S. Drought Monitor map for High PlainsDrought is a common occurrence in Nebraska. Drought can be a management challenge for beef producers. This page is designed to help you design a drought management plan and to provide ideas to consider before and during a drought.

The National Drought Mitigation Center website has information that is valuable for beef producers, including Managing Drought Risk on the Ranch.

NOTE: Click on the map image to go to U.S. Drought Monitor website for detailed information on current drought conditions around the country (link opens in new window).


Range/Pasture Management

Confining Cows

Cropland Forage Resources

Animal Management

Governement Assistance and Tax Considerations

Additional Resources