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 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 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.

Climate Normals - Northeast Regional Climate Center

Climate Normals from the Northeast Regional Climate Center

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

Network for Environment and Weather Applications

Network for Environment and Weather Applications

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

USDA Adaptation Workbook Online

USDA Adaptation Workbook Online

An interactive online climate change tool developed by the USDA for land management and conservation in the Northeast and Midwest.

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 - 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.

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.

USDA Plant Hardiness Map

USDA Plant Hardiness Map

The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location.

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.