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Agro Advisory Service
Agro Meteorological Advisory Service (AAS) rendered by India Meteorological Department (IMD), Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) is a mechanism to apply relevant meteorological information to help the farmer make the most efficient use of natural resources, with the aim of improving agricultural production, both in quality and quantity and to minimize the impact of adverse weather on crops and to make use of favorable weather to boost agricultural production. Advisory content varied with location, season, weather, crop condition, and local management practices. The advisories also served as an early warning function, alerting producers to the implications of various weather events such as extreme temperatures, heavy rains, floods, and strong winds etc.