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Water Conservation Programs Can Decrease Agricultural Irrigation While Increasing Farmer Profits

Apr 26, 2021

 

The amount of nonrenewable groundwater used for agricultural irrigation more than tripled during the last half of the 20th century. With nonrenewable groundwater providing 20% of all global irrigation, important agricultural… Read more

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From Space to Farm: How Earth Observation Technologies are Revolutionizing Global Agri-food Systems

Apr 26, 2021

Nowadays, various forms of technology play a fundamental role in our daily routines. From the use of GPS to navigate to different places, to sharing pictures using just our smartphones, to automatic vacuum cleaners, there are endless… Read more

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Gravity Challenge: Machine Learning Models for High Quality Agricultural Datasets

Apr 22, 2021

NASA Harvest is seeking innovative solutions for our GRAVITY ChallengeRead more

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NASA Harvest Deputy Director Discusses How Justice and Equity Are Vital to the Geosciences on ‘Down to Earth' Podcast

Apr 19, 2021

 

Dr. Alyssa Whitcraft, Deputy Director and Program Manager of NASA Harvest, recently appeared on IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society’s Down to Earth podcast to discuss the importance of intersectionality in the… Read more

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Harvest Partner Co-Editing Special Issue in Remote Sensing

Apr 14, 2021

Global agriculture has changed dramatically in recent years. New technology and techniques have allowed farmers to produce more food on less land than ever before. This has extraordinary potential in terms of increasing farmer incomes… Read more