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AgriMet Funding Sources and Sponsors

The AgriMet program is funded by a combination of federally appropriated dollars through the Bureau of Reclamation's Water Conservation Field Services Program (WCFSP), along with contributions from a variety of sponsors outside of Reclamation. The funding from Reclamation supports the salary and support costs of the AgriMet Program Manager position, while the sponsor funding supports all other activities, such as the salary of a part time student position, travel, equipment and supplies, maintenance of the weather station network, and support of the satellite receive site.

The contributions from the various sponsors are pooled into a "sponsor account" from which all operation and maintenance activities of the weather station network are funded. Operational costs are averaged over a several year period, and adjustments to the annual operation and maintenance assessment are made as required.

Reclamation would like to recognize and thank the following sponsors for support of the AgriMet network. Without this support, the program would not be possible:

Bonneville Power Administration
USDA Agricultural Research Service
US Army Corps of Engineers

Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc

City of Bend, Oregon, Public Works Department
Kootenai County, Idaho
City of Deer Park, Washington
Liberty Lake Sewer and Water District, Washington

Baker Valley, Oregon Soil and Water Conservation District
Bruneau River, Idaho Soil and Water Conservation District
Curry County, Oregon Soil and Water Conservation District
Elmore County, Idaho Soil and Water Conservation District
Eureka County, Nevada Cooperative Extension Service

Idaho Water Resources Research Institute
Oregon State University
University of Idaho

Black Mesa Farms, LLC, Idaho
Coos-Curry Electric Cooperative, Oregon
Easter Lily Research Foundation, Brookings, Oregon
Elwyhee Beet Growers, Idaho
Flathead Joint Board of Control, Montana
Lake Chelan Reclamation District, Washington
Ocean Spray Cranberries, Oregon
Oregon Cranberry Growers Association, Oregon
Tualatin Valley Irrigation District, Oregon





Last Updated: 1/28/16