News and Updates

'NEW' Cereal Aphids on Barley Tool

Submitted by khegewisch on Tue, 11/14/2017 - 14:13
Cereal Aphids on Barley

Cereal Aphids on Barley Tool

A new decision support tool for agriculture has been added to the toolbox as a result of work done with the REACCH project at the University of Idaho. This tool is specifically for providing decision support for spraying for cereal aphid pests on barley grain crops based on prior research that has been done at the University of Idaho.

 

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https://climatetoolbox.org/tool/cereal-aphids-barley

Chill hour metrics added to tools

Submitted by khegewisch on Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:15

Chill Hours in Climate Mapper

Chill hour Metrics

On the Climate Mapper tool, we have added the following chill hour metrics under the products of 'Observed Agriculture/Climate' and 'Future Climate':  'Chill hours(32-45F)', 'Chill units(Utah model)' and 'Chill portion (dynamic model)'  . 

'NEW' Climate Dashboard Tool

Submitted by khegewisch on Mon, 11/06/2017 - 14:07
Climate Dashboard
 

Climate Dashboard Tool

A new climate dashboard has recently been introduced to the toolbox just in time for the the NW Climate Conference 2017. This dashboard consists of real-time metrics from gridded observations up until 'yesterday'.

 

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Restructured 'Local Projections' Tool

Submitted by khegewisch on Sun, 10/01/2017 - 14:34
Local Projections

Local Projections Tool restructured

Formerly known as the 'climate dashboard', this tool was restructured to provide 4 panels of user selected metrics to go into a dashboard of local future climate projections. The user can now select from dashboards for warmest/coolest temperature,growing degree days, water and growing season.

Crop Phenology Tool Removed

Submitted by khegewisch on Tue, 08/01/2017 - 14:49
GDD tool

Crop Phenology Tool removed temporarily

A previous toolbox tool that made maps of cumulative growing degree days and cumulative graphs for a point location has been temporarily removed from the toolbox. We do have plans to restore this tool, but there are challenges to getting this done quickly.