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 Water Deficit Calculator

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

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.