Climate Smart Farming Decision Tools

Cutting-edge tools to help farmers manage climate risk.

CSF Growing Degree Day Calculator

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

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 New York State / Northeast Drought Atlas

This brand new product, courtesy of Dr. Toby Ault and his research group, is designed to portray drought and drought risk in new and useful ways to agriculturalists.

CSF Winter Cover Crop Planting Scheduler

Understand how the chances of growing a successful winter cover crop at your location are affected by planting date selection.

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

Sarah Ficken,
Dairy and Farm Planning Specialist

Mary Wrege,
Energy & Emergency Preparedness and Community Resilience Specialist

Find an extension office near you:
New York Offices
Other State Offices

Resources and Best Management Practices

Reduce emissions. Increase resiliency and profitability. Realize opportunities.


Climate Smart Farming Multimedia

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