Climate Smart Farming Tools

CSF Apple Stage / Freeze Damage Probability

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

CSF Grape Hardiness & Freeze Risk

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

CSF Water Deficit Calculator

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

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 New York State / Northeast Drought Atlas

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.

Climate Normals - Northeast Regional Climate Center

NRCC (Northeast Regional Climate Center)

Climate normals are an arithmetic average of a variable such as temperature over a prescribed 30-year period.

NEWA (Network for Enviro and Weather Apps)

NEWA (Network for Enviro and Weather Apps)

NEWA makes it possible for farmers to share resources for weather data collection, analysis, distribution, and archiving

U.S. Drought Monitor

U.S. Drought Monitor

The map is based on measurements of climatic, hydrologic and soil conditions as well as reported impacts and observations from more than 350 contributors around the country.

NOAA Seasonal Outlook - Temperature

NOAA Seasonal Outlook - Temperature

A seasonal forecast is the best available prediction of what our climate will be like in the next few months.

NOAA Seasonal Outlook - Precipitation

NOAA Seasonal Outlook - Precipitation

A seasonal forecast is the best available prediction of what our climate will be like in the next few months.

Adapt-N Nitrogen Management Tool

Adapt-N Nitrogen Management Tool

Adapt-N is an online tool that will help you precisely manage your N inputs for grain, silage or sweet corn.

Cover Crop Tool for Vegetable Growers

Cover Crop Tool for Vegetable Growers

This is an online tool to help you quickly narrow the choices of cover crop for your situation.