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 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.

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.

Climate Smart Farming Extension Team

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

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

Laura McDermott,
Small Fruit

Elizabeth Buck,
Vegetable Specialist

Lindsay Ferlito,
Dairy Management

Jim O'Connell,
Grapes, Berries & Farm Labor Specialist

Dr. Deborah Aller,
Soils & Agricultural Stewardship

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.