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NEWA 3.0 Digital Resources for Vegetable Producers and Processors

Dan Olmstead
4 min read

NEWA 3.0 relaunched on October 1, 2021 and includes a variety of useful vegetable tools and resources.

Get started with NEWA 3.0

You will have the best experience with NEWA by creating and using a user profile. We ask only for your e-mail address and will never share this information with anyone. This also helps us communicate directly in urgent situations. Watch the introductory videos below to get started.

Create and Configure Your User Profile (3 minutes)

Dashboard navigation (3 minutes)

NEWA evaluates crop risk using real-time weather data

NEWA uses a network of grower-owned and operated weather stations to obtain farm weather data in real time. Digital vegetable models use these data to provide real-time crop risk forecasts for the next five days. NEWA also stores historical data and risk assessments for record-keeping. The following vegetable models are available to everyone for use. Watch the videos to learn more.

Cabbage Maggot Model (4 minutes)

Cercospora Leaf Spot of Table Beets Model (4 minutes)

Onion Diseases Model (4 minutes)

Onion Maggot Model (3 minutes)

Potato Diseases Model (legacy version) (3 minutes)

Tomato Diseases Model (legacy version) (3 minutes)

NEWA is useful for record-keeping and insurance

NEWA serves up historical weather data records from every linked weather station. Hourly records and Daily summaries up to 12 months within a single calendar year are available for direct download. Learn more about this resource below.

All Weather Data Query Tool (4 minutes)

Track your own degree days

Customize a degree day accumulation model, even if NEWA doesn’t have a resource for the insect or disease you are concerned about. Learn how to customize this tool for your own use.

Degree Day Calculator (2 minutes)

Get timely answers to your questions

NEWA has a system for tracking and resolving questions, concerns, bugs, and comments. Send an email to and a live human being will respond within one or two business days or a bit longer during busy springtime periods. An electronic ticket is generated so we can answer your question or concern in a timely manner, even during the busiest times, without losing track of it when many requests are pending.