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CHIRPS GEFS

Blending CHIRPS Data And GEFS Forecasts For An Enhanced Rainfall Forecast Product

Jan 11, 2019

This article originally produced for the UCSB Climate Hazards Center Blog by Martin Landsfeld, Laura Harrison, Chris Funk, and Juliet Way-Henthorne.  

Background – CHIRPS    
The… Read more

NASA Harvest at AGU

NASA Harvest promotes Earth Observations for Agriculture at AGU 2018

Dec 18, 2018

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) annual Fall meeting was held last week in Washington DC. With more than twenty thousand attendees, AGU is the largest international conference of researchers in the world. Harvest leadership and many partners had a significant presence… Read more

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