Plots Growing Degree Days (GDD) to help predict plant development and pest/disease outbreaks, and provides a climatological context.
Climate Smart Farming Tools
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.
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 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 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 Caribbean Drought Atlas
This product presents monthly values of the self-calibrating PDSI over the Caribbean region from 1950 to present, using regional maps and time series to show historical dry and wet periods.
Climate Normals - 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 makes it possible for farmers to share resources for weather data collection, analysis, distribution, and archiving
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.
U.S. Seasonal Drought Outlook
This map indicates how Drought Monitor intensity levels are expected to change in the U.S. over the next three months.