Seven Agro-met Field Units (AMFU) at Modipuram (Meerut), Kanpur, Bahraich, Faizabad, Allahabad, Varanasi(BHU) and Bharari (Jhansi) of Uttar Pradesh are also iussing district-wise Agro-met Advisory Bulletins Bi-weekly (in bi-lingual) on every Tuesday and Friday.
State Agro-meteorological Advisory Unit was established in 1987 to extend meteorological services to the farming community in the state.
Agro-meteorological Advisory Unit is regularly issuing State Composite Agro-met Advisory Bulletins Bi-weekly (in Bi-Lingual) on every Tuesday and Friday in co-ordination with the State Agricultural University and State Agricultural Dept. for the benefit of the farming community in the state. Bulletin reflects the Significant past Weather phenomena prevailed and forecast for next five days. The Department of Agriculture, Uttar Pradesh provides the inputs regarding Crop condition along with the Pests & Diseases and remedies to be followed to prevent them.
District-wise Numerical Weather Forecast (NWP) is also issued Bi-weekly that is valid for next five days for the 8 Agro-Climatic Zones covering all the 75 districts of state.
These bulletins are transmitted to media viz. AIR, Doordarshan in local language for the use of farmers and other user agencies. Weather Forecast and Agro Advisories are also being sent through SMS to the farmers on their registered mobile numbers.