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Hydrologic dataset in crop monitor viewer

Global Hydrologic dataset released

Nov 1, 2018

Harvest partner Amy McNally of NASA Goddard Hydrologic Sciences Lab and FEWS NET recently released a new, 10km global hydrologic dataset derived from CHIRPS rainfall, MERRA-2 meteorology… Read more

Workshop participants pause in front of WISE-Futures at NM-AIST

A new partnership to deploy sustainable hi-tech automated agro-meteorological stations for improved Ag-decisions in East Africa

Oct 25, 2018

The Tanzania Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) is working to improve agricultural decision-making.  MoA has been working with the University of Maryland since 2014 to use remote sensing data and information to report on crop conditions, using the Tanzania GEOGLAM Crop Monitor System and the Global… Read more

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

MODIS on Terra Satellite

Winter Cereals Maps developed by Harvest UMD Hub and Buenos Aires Grain Exchange Featured in Argentinian Newspaper La Nacion

Oct 9, 2018

Multi-year (2001-2017) winter cereal maps for Argentina created by Harvest partners Sergii Skakun (UMD Harvest Hub, Associate Research Professor) and Esteban Copati (Buenos Aires Grain Exchange) using NASA's MODIS… Read more