Author Bio

Dr. Beth Hall is the new Director of the Indiana State Climate Office. With over 25 years of climate services experience, she has dedicated her efforts toward identifying opportunities for climate data to be transformed into decision-support tools and resources for a variety of sectors across the Midwest including agriculture, urban flood management, and public health. Her research interests throughout her career have predominantly focused on climate applications and operational climate tools for stakeholders and decision-support needs.  


Wednesday - 12:00 pm-2:00 pm - Rooms: Salon 6, Salon 7, and Salon 8

Raw Products Luncheon – Keynote: Dr Beth Hall – Climatology: Trends and Expectations

Recent years have presented growers with challenging weather and climate conditions from the dry summer of 2012, the wet fall of 2018 followed by the wet spring of 2019.  Are these challenges becoming our new normal, or have these challenges always been the risk Indiana growers have experienced?  What is normal variability from one weather