Climate Smart Farming Tools

U.S. Seasonal Drought Outlook

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Tools

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Tools

Use models and tools developed or supported by NREL to assess, analyze, and optimize renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies for your project.

COMET-Farm GHG Accounting Tool

COMET-Farm GHG Accounting Tool

COMET-Farm is a whole farm and ranch carbon and greenhouse gas accounting system.  

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.

CSF Growing Degree Day Calculator (v2)

CSF Growing Degree Day Calculator (v2)

Plots Growing Degree Days (GDD) to help predict plant development and pest/disease outbreaks, and provides a climatological context.