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Glauber et al presenting Agricultural Policy in Disarray

IFPRI partner publishes new book Examining U.S. Agricultural Policy

Dec 18, 2018

Harvest partner Joe Glauber of IFPRI co-authored a new book, Agricultural Policy in Disarray. A timely book in light of the new Farm Bill, the authors assert that agricultural policy in the… Read more

Pixel-level frequency of low-intensity tillage, estimated as the number of times each pixel was classified as such divided by the total number of times that pixel was flagged as soybean in CDL

Stanford partners publish report on US tillage practices

Dec 7, 2018

Harvest partners Dr. David Lobell and George Azzari, from Stanford's Department of Earth System Science, Center on Food Security and the Environment, released a report titled… Read more

Tanzania drone work

Sharing Drones for Agriculture experiences at UNWDF 2018

Nov 30, 2018

In the last 7 months, WeRobotics, Tanzania Flying Labs and Agrinfo have been gathering field data in rural Tanzania for the NASA Harvest Consortium’s “Pre-Harvest loss for smallholder farmers” initiative in collaboration with IFPRI and University of Maryland. Data… Read more

Inbal Becker-Reshef presents on Harvest Consortium at Global Grains Geneva

Harvest leadership presents on importance of satellite data for agriculture at Global Grains and AMIS events

Nov 26, 2018

Three NASA Harvest representatives - Dr. Chris Justice (Harvest Chief Scientist), Brian Barker (Crop Monitor for AMIS Coordinator), and Dr. Inbal Becker-Reshef (Harvest Program Director) - participated last week at the AMIS Information Group Meeting hosted by the World… Read more

AMIS-GEOGLAM partnership

Untapping the potential for wider use of Earth Observation in Monitoring Agriculture Production

Nov 21, 2018

There is international consensus that timely and transparent information on crop conditions and production prospects is more critical than ever. Such information has a key role to play in ensuring market transparency and stability, providing early warning of food shortages… Read more