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AgWeather Degree Day Product

Degree Day General Description

The AgWeather Degree Day Product is designed for apple growers who use a growing degree method to manage disease and insect pests in their orchards. Growers can define the temperature bases and biofixes that are used to calculate daily and sum degree day accumulations for apple scab, fire blight, and for insects such as coddling moth, and tufted apple bud moth.

Historical information is provided as well as a daily forecast out to nine days. Included is a long range forecast for 30, 60, and 90 days. A comparison of current year degree day accumulation to 30-year climatology for the recent past and forecast period out to 30 days is given at the bottom of the product.

Weather Information Included with this Product
Degree days, daily and accumulated, using user-defined bases and upper thresholds, from dates specified by the grower.

Degree Day Insect Description

The AgWeather Degree Day Insect Product is designed for growers who use a growing degree methods to manage their orchards. The Allen and modified arithmetic methods are used to calculate daily degree days and accumulations based on air temperature, surface temperature, and two and four-inch soil temperature.

Historical information is provided as well as a daily forecast out to nine days. Also included is a long range forecast for 30, 60, and 90 days. A comparison of current year degree day accumulation to 30-year climatology for the recent past and forecast period out to 30 days is given at the bottom of the product.

Weather Information Included with this Product
Degree days, daily and accumulated, using the Allen sine wave method and modified arithmetic method for the standard 5-ft height, air-soil surface, and at two and four-inch soil depths.

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