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Cover crops

New Stanford Research on Satellite Detection of Cover Crops in the Midwest

Jun 8, 2018

NASA Harvest partner scientists from Stanford have published new research on the use of satellites to detect cover crop practices in the Midwestern United States and how they might impact yield. The article, … Read more

Scientia cover

Scientia Article on Improved Early Warning for Drought in Africa Highlights Harvest Partner UCSB

May 25, 2018

NASA Harvest partner organization University of California Santa Barbara was featured in a recent article in Scientia, Improved Drought Early Warning Science Helps Save Lives and Livelihoods in… Read more

Kenya training

In Nairobi, Kenya, Harvest partner Catherine Nakalembe Leads Innovative Crop Monitor Training

May 18, 2018

On May 8-11, pre-selected participants attended a 4-day intensive training workshop at IGAD (Intergovernmental Authority on Development)’s Prediction & Applications Centre (ICPAC) in Nairobi, Kenya consisting of hands-on training in crop conditions assessment using… Read more

FEWSNET Maps

FEWS NET/NASA Partner Highlights New Tools for Monitoring Surface Water Availability

May 11, 2018

Dr. Amy McNally, a NASA Harvest partner at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center working on FEWS NET (Famine Early Warning Systems Network), attended the All-FEWS NET meeting in Casablanca, Morocco, April 9-13, where she… Read more

soil health

Harvest Hub Partners Participate in Kansas Hard Winter Wheat Tour

May 2, 2018

The Hard Winter Wheat Tour, taking place this year from April 30 to May 3, is an excellent opportunity for on-the-ground experience regarding current status of winter wheat in the U.S. Each car on the tour… Read more