Information is key to any farming operation and the most important information is regarding the weather. Sarah Pierce, Marketing Lead for the Climate Corporation says they have a product that can really help farmers get a handle on that.
PIERCE: Climate Basic is our free web and mobile products offering. This provides farmers with field level weather information, scouting functionality and some additional tools that can really help them optimize their daily decision making. Having all this information in one place across all their different fields they'll really be able to understand what's happening in each particular field.
The additional functionality in Climate Basic this year continues to be supported by the most advanced weather modeling capabilities available in the industry today.
PIERCE: You can go to climate.com and signup for a free basic account. At that time they can go in and map their fields and you can select to be notified for severe weather events such as hail. You can receive a precipitation email in your in-box every day. You can also share that with a trusted advisor so they too can have access to what's happening in your fields.
They also offer a Climate Pro version with added functionality.
PIERCE: And that really provides field level insights for farmers as they're making important decisions around nitrogen and fertility management as well as field health and decisions around scouting and where better performing areas are in the fields versus maybe some problem areas.
And that's Colorado Ag Today. I'm Greg Martin, thanks for listening on the Ag Information Network of the West.