Upcoming VIP Events & Announcements

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Past Events

March 22-24, 2016 Beth Hall presented "Monitoring for Extreme Climatological Impacts on Vegetation — The MRCC’s Vegetation Impact Program" at the 14th Annual Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop (CPASW) in Burlington, VT
February 2015

Beth Hall and Steve Hilberg presented topics related to operational Vegetation Impact Program (VIP) and Accumulated Winter Season Severity Index (AWSSI) tools at the 2015 NWS Climate Services Program Managers Face-to-Face meeting in Silver Spring, MD.

July 2014 "A Community Frost/Freeze Susceptibility Operational Guidance Tool" was presentated at the American Meteorological Society's 21st Conference on Applied Climatology.
June 2014 Molly Woloszyn attended the National Association of County Agricultural Agents 99th Annual Meeting to present information about the Vegetation Impact Program, specifically the Frost/Freeze Guidance Project.
April 2014 Molly Woloszyn and Mike Timlin presented about VIP and the Frost/Freeze Guidance project at two Purdue Extension In-Service Climate Trainings in Hendricks and Marshall counties.
March 2014 Frost/Freeze Guidance training webinar is available in the VIP Training Area.
February 2014 Mike Timlin presented "A Community Frost/Freeze Susceptibility Operational Guidance Tool" at the 94th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society (AMS).
January 2014 Beth Hall presented "MRCC Operational Freeze Guidance Products and Climatologies" to the Southwest Michigan Horticultural Days Workshop in Benton Harbor, Michigan.
December 2013 The MRCC met with blueberry growers during the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO.
  Beth Hall presented "A Community Frost/Freeze Susceptibility Operational Guidance Tool" at the annual American Geophysical Union (AGU) meeting held in San Francisco.
October 2013: Allan Curtis presented work related to the VIP project at the National Weather Association (NWA) 38th Annual Meeting.
September, 2013 Frost/Freeze Guidance Training Webinars