With 75% of the US population suffering below-freezing temperatures this week, and no less than 3,480 domestic flights being cancelled, road maintenance teams might feel like they’re playing whack-a-mole with Mother Nature as they rush to salt or brine roads on routes that have been worst impacted by the extreme weather.
DTN Agronomic Insights Mobile App Enables Farmers to Proactively Address In-Season Risks and Increase Yields
The newly-released mobile app combines the power of localized data with customized reports and recommendations to support farm operations and increase yields.
Blow Ice: Navigating The Hazards
It’s late February and the heaviest snow storm of the season has just dumped a foot of snow in your area. Road maintenance crews have cleared much of the snow from public roads and your favorite TV meteorologist is forecasting abundant sunshine, albeit amidst frigid temperatures and brisk winds, for the next few days.
What Roles Will AI And Machine Learning Have In Feeding The World?
For thousands of years, the survival of farmers’ crops — and finances — have been inextricably linked to the weather.
The Role of Weather—and Weather Forecasting—in Agriculture
Most people know that the weather has a significant impact on the agriculture industry. Indeed, crops need the basics of moisture, warmth, and sun to thrive. But what’s less obvious is how the details of weather information can drive a grower’s business decisions, helping them to plan efficiently, minimize costs and maximize yields—and profits—as a
United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to Headline the DTN 2018 Ag Summit
Secretary Perdue’s keynote address expected to focus on global trade and political issues that will shape the 2019 season.
DTN/The Progressive Farmer Strengthens its Commodity Analysis Team
Long-time analyst promoted and new analyst hired to continue providing unbiased, independent commodity market analysis.
Using Weekend Weather Briefings To Disseminate Weather And Pavement Forecasts
In addition to the weather and pavement forecasts we provide via our maintenance decision support system – Iteris MDSS – we are proud to provide weekend weather briefing videos to customers around the country.
How To Help Overcome Holiday Season Road Maintenance Challenges
With estimates of more than 100 million people swarming U.S. roads and airports during the holiday season, the last thing transportation agencies need is winter weather adding to their laundry list of road maintenance problems.
United Nations Day: Climate Smart Initiative Update
Climate Smart Initiative This past July, DTN participated as a thought leader in a side event of the United Nations’ High-Level Political Forum 2018 (HLPF) in New York City. The meeting was organized by the Permanent Mission of Kazakhstan to the United Nations to feature mechanisms for global partnerships and sustainable development. DTN had the