Climate Basic and Climate Pro for 2014

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tcc_logo_marcomThe Climate Corporation announced the availability of CLIMATE Basic and CLIMATE Pro for the 2014 Crop Year.

CLIMATE Basic is a mobile service that optimizes a farmer’s daily decision making by providing up-to-the-minute, field-level current and future weather, soil, and crop growth stage information. Climate Basic is more powerful than services costing hundreds of dollars per year and is available at to farmers nationwide at no cost.

CLIMATE Pro is a revolutionary web and mobile service that increases a farmer’s profitability through customized field recommendations that maximize yield and minimize costs. CLIMATE Pro provides recommendations before and during the growing season that dynamically adjust to changing weather-related and other field conditions. Key recommendations offered by CLIMATE Pro include what relative maturity and planting date will optimize yield, where, when, and how much to sidedress nitrogen, what integrated pest management mitigates yield loss, where variable rate application will be beneficial, and what harvest date optimizes dry down costs, grain moisture and yield. Farmers will also have access to up-to-the-minute, field-specific weather, forecasts, and crop conditions as well as farm-level yield projections. CLIMATE Pro for 2014 provides corn farmers with an average increase in profits of over $100 per acre for only $15 per acre and soybean farmers with an average increase in profits of over $50 acre for only $7.50 per acre.