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NASA Harvest Mission

NASA Harvest is NASA’s Food Security and Agriculture Program.
Our mission is to enable and advance adoption of satellite Earth observations by public and private organizations to benefit food security, agriculture, and human and environmental resiliency in the US and worldwide.
We accomplish this through a multidisciplinary and multisectoral Consortium of leading scientists and agricultural stakeholders, led and implemented by the University of Maryland.

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4 scenes of crops growing

NASA Harvest’s AI Lead Hannah Kerner to Co-Edit New Research Topic

Jan 21, 2021

In areas where it is common, smallholder agriculture is vital to Read more


Delayed Rainy Season: An Indicator of Drought in Sub-Saharan Africa

Jan 20, 2021

It is a well-established fact that where there is drought, there is potential for insufficient food supply. Crops are highly reliant on… Read more

Image of sugarbeets in cultivation at the 2019 Field Day event

6th Grain Hosts Public Webinar on Use of Remote Sensing Data in AgTech

Jan 18, 2021


The ability to monitor agricultural fields from their planting to harvesting is vital to knowing how crop health varies… Read more