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Monitoring Soil Moisture Over Agricultural Fields Using Synthetic Aperture Radar

Oct 25, 2021


Soil moisture is a vital variable for monitoring crop health and predicting yields. Plants use water for temperature regulation as well as growth and a lack of water in the soil can negatively impact a plant’s ability to reach… Read more


People of Harvest Interview Series: Edrick Bwambale

Sep 29, 2021

NASA Harvest, NASA’s Food Security and Agriculture Program, is a global consortium with contributions from people of many different backgrounds, specialties, and interests. What unites us all is a dedication to bolstering food security around the world through Earth… Read more

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NASA Harvest Leads Crop Yield Modeling Workshop

Sep 27, 2021

Earth Observation (EO) data has revolutionized the monitoring of global agricultural production. EO data, meaning imagery of the earth’s surface collected by satellites, allows scientists, policymakers, and extension officers to better… Read more

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Landsat 9 to Further NASA’s Food Security Mission

Sep 23, 2021

“Landsat 9 provides a critical extension of the Landsat data record for monitoring our food supplies and helping to inform and address crucial decisions in how we manage, grow and adapt our food production sustainably under a warming climate, with an… Read more

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NASA Harvest Partners Evaluate Soybean Expansion and Conservation Implications

Sep 15, 2021

Recently published in Nature SustainabilityRead more