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Harvest works with Latin American institute and Ministry in the exchange of geospatial technologies for agriculture

Jan 16, 2019

In order to learn about the current state of the use of agricultural monitoring systems based on satellite observations, Institute of Agricultural Research (INIA) experts met this month in Santiago, Chile with Alyssa Whitcraft and Michael … Read more


Blending CHIRPS Data And GEFS Forecasts For An Enhanced Rainfall Forecast Product

Jan 11, 2019

This article originally produced for the UCSB Climate Hazards Center Blog by Martin Landsfeld, Laura Harrison, Chris Funk, and Juliet Way-Henthorne.  

Background – CHIRPS    
The… Read more

Glauber et al presenting Agricultural Policy in Disarray

IFPRI partner publishes new book Examining U.S. Agricultural Policy

Dec 18, 2018

Harvest partner Joe Glauber of IFPRI co-authored a new book, Agricultural Policy in Disarray. A timely book in light of the new Farm Bill, the authors assert that agricultural policy in the United States is highly… Read more

NASA Harvest at AGU

NASA Harvest promotes Earth Observations for Agriculture at AGU 2018

Dec 18, 2018

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) annual Fall meeting was held last week in Washington DC. With more than twenty thousand attendees, AGU is the largest international conference of researchers in the world. Harvest leadership and many partners had a significant presence at dozens of sessions, … Read more

Pixel-level frequency of low-intensity tillage, estimated as the number of times each pixel was classified as such divided by the total number of times that pixel was flagged as soybean in CDL

Stanford partners publish report on US tillage practices

Dec 7, 2018

Harvest partners Dr. David Lobell and George Azzari, from Stanford's Department of Earth System Science, Center on Food Security and the Environment, released a report titled… Read more