Climate Smart Farming Decision Tools

Cutting-edge tools to help farmers manage climate risk.

CSF Apple Stage / Freeze Damage Probability

Charts model development stage plus T10, T50 & T90 Apple hardiness temperatures vs. daily minimum observed/forecast temperature. May be used to assess potential risk for freeze damage.

CSF Grape Hardiness & Freeze Risk

Charts hardiness temperature vs. daily observed/forecast temperatures for several varieties of grapes.  

CSF Water Deficit Calculator

Monitors current and forecasted soil water deficit at your location to allow efficient water management and smart scheduling of irrigation.

CSF Growing Degree Day Calculator

Plots Growing Degree Days (GDD) to help predict plant development and pest/disease outbreaks, and provides a climatological context.

Climate Smart Farming Extension Team

Let us help you increase your farm's resiliency and sustainability.

Dr. Kimberley Morrill,
Dairy Management

Dr. Kitty O’Neil,
Field Crops & Soil Health

Laura McDermott,
Small Fruit

Dr. Darcy E.P. Telenko,
Vegetables and Integrated Pest Management

Luke Haggerty,
Viticulture & Enology

Resources and Best Management Practices

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Climate Smart Farming Forum

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Climate Smart Farming Multimedia

Gain first-hand knowledge via farmer success stories and demos.