Climate Insights Archive


January 18, 2018
Iowa Crops Experience High Yields Despite the Effects of Drought

2017 was a dry growing season in Iowa but yields were better than expected. Most of Iowa was wet and cool during planting time (end April to mid-May), warm and dry during vegetativ...


January 16, 2018
Academic Expertise Meets Digital Agriculture Research: Creating A Better Understanding of Field Science Through Public-Private Partnerships

As we sit at the cusp of the digital agriculture revolution, we can collect more data on seed, soil, crops and weather than ever before. We can also analyze this data in novel ways...


January 8, 2018
Extreme Cold: The Impact of Cold Weather On Farming

Extremely cold temperatures have affected much of the central and eastern United States since late December. Persistent northerly winds out of Canada’s cold interior have transpo...


January 4, 2018
Bringing Silicon Valley to the Farm

At this time last year, we became the first digital agriculture company to share our innovation pipeline publicly - favoring transparency and access over closed-door science. Today...


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Rain Gauge Measurements Versus FieldView™ Rainfall Estimates

While harvest has started early for much of the nation, farmers often tell us that a big challenge during this crucial time of year is deciding when their fields are dry enough and ready to work. As the focus on weather intensifies, farmers who use Climat

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Harvest Help: Common Questions the Climate Support Team Fields

The USDA projects a 242 million acre harvest for top row crops nationwide, and with harvest coming early for much of the Midwest, the phones in Climate Support have already starting ringing with harvest-related questions.

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Early Harvest: Gathering Your Crops – And Data – Ahead Of Schedule

The rumors are true: harvest will come early this year across much of the Midwest! According to USDA crop progress reports, corn and most crops are in advanced maturity stages and will be ready for harvest at least 10 days to two weeks sooner than the nor

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