THE IMPORTANCE OF THE ACCURACY OF PUBLIC WEATHER FORECASTS FOR FARMERS IN THE CONTEXT OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE MANAGEMENT OF AGRO-TECHNICAL DECISIONS

Authors

  • STANA PETRICĂ
  • VLADU MARIUS

Abstract

In the context of environmental policy, the term climate change has become synonymous with global warming.The management of agrotechnical decisions includes specific activities of elaboration, organization, command, coordination and control. The information received, including weather forecasts, influence the entire decision-making mechanism, and erroneous information can cause an unsatisfactory result.

The aim of the study is to verify the extent to which public meteorological forecasts developed for an agricultural area have been achieved to see if these forecasts can help farmers plan their activities according to these forecasts.

In this paper a statistical study was performed, comparing a forecast model for 3 meteorological stations located in the agricultural area of Oltenia.

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2021-12-29

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Working Group 4: Management, agriculture mechanization and cadastre