Calculating chill hours for fruit plants and trees

Many fruit plants and trees do not produce an optimal crop unless they experience a dormant period with lower temperatures. These dormant periods help the plant rest during the winter period. They also may regulate the plant’s development including the budding time. Unlike a plant hardiness zone, which indicate the coldest temperatures that a plant …

Prepare your Business for Upcoming Freezing Temperatures

Does your business depend upon knowing when freezing temperatures may occur? Shipping temperatures sensitive items, water pipes/pumps, pouring concrete or outdoor employee safety are just a few areas where businesses can benefit by knowing exactly when a freezing temperature is predicted. Typically, systems like this can be a very expensive IT undertaking but in this …