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New Approaches to Food Security for Illinois Corn Growers

Jul 9, 2019

NASA Harvest is working jointly with Illinois corn growers in a new project aimed at addressing food security, from improving crop outputs to working their land more efficiently.

In Illinois, local farmers with the Illinois Corn… Read more

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Increasing Information Access for Food Security Monitoring: Overview of the GEOGLAM Crop Monitor for Early Warning (CM4EW)

Jun 24, 2019

The May-June edition of The Earth Observer, the NASA Earth publication, features an article on GEOGLAM Crop Monitor for Early Warning, "Increasing Information Access for Food Security… Read more

Rakhine State, Myanmar study region where conflict has amplified risks of food security and created additional challenges to assess and monitor crop production across the patchy landscape.

Applied GeoSolutions Uses Satellite Imagery to Understand Conflict-Driven Food Security in Myanmar

Jun 18, 2019

Recent conflict along the border of Bangladesh and Myanmar has amplified a food security crisis and access to the region remains challenging. A new article in the journal Land (Special Issue Read more

Example of the Synthesis map showing crop conditions for AMIS crops as of August 28th, 2018.

The GEOGLAM crop monitor for AMIS: Assessing crop conditions in the context of global markets

Jun 7, 2019

An upcoming publication in the December 2019 edition of Global Food Security provides background on the GEOGLAM Crop Monitor for the G20 Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS) . In the article… Read more

Ukraine wheat

Applying an EO method for yield monitoring to winter wheat in the United States and Ukraine

Jun 4, 2019

Accurate and timely crop yield forecasts are critical for making informed agricultural policies and investments, as well as increasing market efficiency and stability. Earth observation data from space can contribute to agricultural monitoring, including crop yield… Read more