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Figure 1. Estimated crop growth stages in Corn for 2015 in Nebraska

PhenoCrop framework to estimate crop physiological growth stages

Oct 19, 2018

Accurate and timely estimates of crop physiological growth stages are essential for efficient crop management and precise modeling of agricultural systems. Response of crops to various stress conditions varies with crop growth stage. Because of this, crop growth stages have been increasingly… Read more

S. Saskun at GEO-UA 2018

Harvest partner presents in Ukraine at GEO-UA 2018

Oct 12, 2018

NASA Harvest partner Sergii Skakun participated in the 6th GEO-UA International Conference “Earth Observations for Sustainable Development and Security”, held on 18-19 September 2018 in Kyiv, Ukraine.

This year the GEO-UA Conference… Read more

Imperial Valley

We've Changed our Name: EOFSAC is now Harvest

Oct 5, 2018

When you’re a farmer, and you use objective, accurate, and actionable information to sow your seeds, your yield is greater. Your crop is stronger. Your harvest is more bountiful.

EOFSAC is now Harvest, because we’re focused on outcomes—for decision makers, for the food supply, for the… Read more

NASA Earth Observatory map by Lauren Dauphin, using MODIS data from LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response. Story by Kasha Patel.

Remotely Sensing Crop Prices

Oct 1, 2018

[NASA Earth Observatory map by Lauren Dauphin, using MODIS data from LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response. Story by Kasha Patel,… Read more

Figure 2. Overflight conducted by manned aircraft on April 11th, 2018. After data was processed, normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) maps generated for rice (a.) and corn (b.) were used to select sub-areas within each field for UAS and ground data surveying.

Texas A&M advances crop observation and yield prediction through UAS and Satellite data comparison

Sep 24, 2018

NASA Harvest partners at Texas A&M are working to evaluate the precision and suitability of rotorcraft-type small unmanned aircraft system (UAS), fixed-wing aircraft (Cessna), and satellite (accessed through the GEOGLAM and Harvest networks) for observing crop stresses and predicting yield… Read more