Importance or Significance of Weather Forecast in agriculture
1. The forecast of the weather events helps for suitable planning of farm.
2. It helps in to undertake or withheld the sowing operation
3. It helps in following farm operation:
I) To irrigate the crop or not
II) When to apply fertilizer or not.
III) Whether to start complete harvesting or to withhold it.
4. It also helps in to take measures to fight frost.
5. It helps in transportation and storage of food grains.
6. Helps in management of cultural operations like plugging harrowing hoeing etc.
7. It helps in measures to protect livestock.