Climate Smart Farming Decision Tools

Cutting-edge tools to help farmers manage climate risk.

CSF Apple Stage / Freeze Damage Probability

Charts observed/forecasted daily minimum temperatures vs. apple hardiness thresholds in order 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 Climate Change in Your County

Find out how the climate has changed in your county since 1950, and what is projected over the next century.

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

Sarah Ficken,
Dairy and Farm Planning Specialist

Mary Wrege,
Energy & Emergency Preparedness and Community Resilience Specialist

Elizabeth Buck,
Vegetable Specialist

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