Climate Smart Farming Decision Tools

Cutting-edge tools to help farmers manage climate risk.

CSF Apple Stage & Freeze Damage Probability Tool

Charts observed/forecasted daily minimum temperatures vs. apple hardiness thresholds in order to assess potential risk for freeze damage.

CSF Grape Hardiness & Freeze Risk Tool

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.

Cornell NYS Runoff Risk Tool

The New York State Runoff Risk Forecast is a decision support tool designed to help farmers and commercial applicators determine the best time to spread manure.

Cornell Climate Smart Farming Team

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

Dr. Allison Chatrchyan,
Climate Adaptation & Mitigation

Candace Hulbert,
Climate Adaptation & Mitigation

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

Laura McDermott,
Small Fruit

Elizabeth Buck,
Vegetable Specialist

Lindsay Ferlito,
Dairy Management

Janice Degni,
Dairy & Field Crops

Joe Lawrence,
Forage Systems Specialist

Jenna Walczak,
Ag Climate Resiliency Specialist

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Resources and Best Management Practices

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Climate Smart Farming Multimedia

Gain first-hand knowledge via farmer success stories and demos.