Agriculture + Food Impacts

The global food system depends on reliable transportation, plentiful water supplies, favorable weather, and labor, to name only a few of the essentials. Yet, supply failures or extreme weather events can destroy an entire production season and severely damage producers’ businesses and livelihoods.We offer tools that predict a range of weather and soil moisture conditions, optimize planting timing, and protect crops and animals while they’re maturing.

Benefits and Impacts

The model serves a wide range of meteorological applications across scales from tens of meters to thousands of kilometers. WRF has thousands of users around the world.

This technology is an important component of advanced weather and hydrological prediction.


Please direct questions/comments about this page to:

Branko Kosovic

Director, Weather Systems Assessment Program