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Helping Business Weather the Storm

Weather from WDT / Agriculture

by Richard Reed, on Jun 27, 2018 1:51:10 PM

Lightning can be detrimental to the agriculture industry. On average, there are over 8 million lightning strikes on Earth every day. With over 4.62 billion acres of land being farmed, …

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Topics:AgricultureLightning

by Richard Reed, on Jun 18, 2018 2:00:00 PM

The future of farming is now upon us. It’s been here for some time, but with the evolution of the autonomous unmanned vehicle (AUV), things are getting exciting in many …

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Topics:Agriculture

by Richard Reed, on May 22, 2018 10:59:45 AM

Most tobacco, corn, and soybean growers have either just planted or are planning to plant within the next week. But with the recent heavy rains that have soaked the mid-Atlantic …

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Topics:Agriculture

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 21, 2017 2:35:47 PM

It's been a rough hurricane season for many. Are you experiencing weather fatigue? Then let's take a break and look at some enjoyable weather images and videos for a change …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeRenewable EnergyOffshoreAgriculture

by Phillip Spencer, on Apr 10, 2017 2:47:43 PM

Evapotranspiration (ET) is an important process by which water is transferred from the land to the atmosphere by evaporation from the soil and by transpiration from living plants. Estimates of …

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Topics:SkyWiseAgriculture

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 19, 2017 4:53:35 PM

In this blog post from Tuesday, I talked about microclimates and how their effects can have huge impacts. I mentioned the Columbia River Gorge microclimate that is prone to heavy freezing rain …

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Topics:SkyWiseAgricultureSnowPrecipitation

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 18, 2017 10:43:49 AM

Microclimates exist in several areas around the globe and can result in massive impacts for cities and agriculture alike. Growers understand that in order to properly manage their fields for growth …

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Topics:SkyWiseAgriculturePrecipitation

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 5, 2016 4:27:21 PM

How many times does it rain everywhere, but at your farm yard? How many apps can you find that display precipitation results accurately? These are questions that make a world …

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Topics:SkyWiseAgriculturePrecipitation

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 7, 2016 1:29:56 PM

Kate Lengold, Vice President of AstroDigital, says implementation of SkyWise Insight API was quick, simple and just what they needed to add extra value to their products …

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Topics:SkyWiseAgriculture

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 19, 2016 10:37:36 AM

WDT Ag Solutions Expert, Tim Marquis, sits down with independent agronomist and data expert, Michael Steeke. Michael discusses the upcoming heat wave and drought. Learn how Michael is using weather data …

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Topics:WeatherOpsSkyWiseAgriculture