Dr. Dennis Todey

Director USDA Midwest Climate

Dr. Dennis Todey has been the Director of the USDA Midwest Climate Hub in Ames. IA since 2016.  The hub delivers actionable climate information for agriculture across the Corn Belt.  He has spent his career working on climate and ag issues throughout the Midwest and Northern Plains including climate change issues and agriculture and tool and data development for agricultural use working with numerous federal, regional and state partners.  He is a co-author on the last 2 National Climate Assessments and is developing state level summaries in the Midwest states.  He was previously the State Climatologist for South Dakota at South Dakota State University from 2003-2016.  He has BS in Meteorology from Iowa State, an MS in Meteorology from the South Dakota School of Mines and PhD in Agricultural Meteorology from Iowa State.