Predicting Chaos: Weather Risk in Production Agriculture

07:13PM Aug 01, 2020
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Eric Snodgrass
( Farm Journal Field Days )

Meteorologist Eric Snodgrass will share the weather forecast for the upcoming harvest, as well as what’s ahead in South American weather. Will a warm trend continue? Will precipitation inhibit a speedy harvest? Gain valuable weather insights for the months ahead.

Eric Snodgrass is the principal atmospheric scientist for Nutrien Ag Solutions, where he develops predictive, analytical software to help agricultural producers manage weather risk. His frequent weather updates focus on how high-impact weather events influence global agriculture productivity. Eric was the director of undergraduate studies for the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 2006 to 2019, and is now an adjunct assistant professor for the department.