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Research Article

Drought Early Warning and the Timing of Range Managers’ Drought Response

Table 5

Factors affecting perceived capacity to improve drought response.

Would have acted differently with informationWould have seen less impact if acted differently

SPEI0.14 (241)0.29 (239)
Timing of purchasing supplemental feed−0.05 (109)0.08 (109)
Timing of early grazing fall/winter pastures−0.04 (109)0.35 (108)
Timing of destocking0.11 (92)0.32 (93)
Timing of culling breeding herd0.03 (68)0.10 (68)
Use/influence on-farm monitoring0.41 (236)0.21 (235)
Use/influence own assessment of conditions0.23 (235)0.12 (235)
Use/influence local extension0.23 (236)0.05 (235)
Use/influence NWS0.43 (237)0.17 (236)
Use/influence U.S. Drought monitor0.20 (235)0.12 (234)
Use/influence USDA resources0.04 (236)−0.05 (235)
Use/influence TV/radio0.04 (234)0.10 (233)

Reporting coefficients listed in log-odds units, significance of test that coefficient is different from 0, and (n). For SPEI, the coefficient is determined without other covariates. For other predictors, coefficients are determined when controlling for SPEI. Data sources: 2016 survey, SPEI (droughtatlas.unl.edu). ; . n varies, dependent upon variable n (listed in Table 1).

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