Daryl Ritchison

North Dakota State University

Daryl Ritchison is currently the Interim Director of the North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network (NDAWN) through North Dakota State University (NDSU). He spends his time on climate research, public outreach and development and enhancement of tools for NDAWN, a network of 91 weather stations located throughout North Dakota, eastern Montana and western Minnesota. He also presents short and long term forecasts for the state of North Dakota and the upper Midwest and is a well-known public speaker on various topics. Previous to his current position he worked for 25 years as a meteorologist at various Midwestern television stations.