Weather-information systems for on-farm decision making a report of the Committee on Weather-Information Systems, Board on Agriculture and Renewable Resources, Commission on Natural Resources, National Research Council.

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  • Meteorological services -- United States.

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Bibliography: p. 72-73.

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ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Weather-Information Systems.
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