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NASA Harvest News


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 satellite and field data… 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 presented the speed-talk “… 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 includes a host veteran… Read more

AgMIP

AgMIP Meeting Provides Opportunity for New Working Group on Satellite Integration

Apr 27, 2018

Dr. Prasad Bandaru presented on behalf of NASA Harvest at AgMIP’s 7th Global Workshop, which was held April 24-26, 2018 at the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) in San Jose, Costa Rica. Dr.… Read more

Flyover

Texas A&M partners with private sector flyover team to develop new data on rice fields

Apr 23, 2018

NASA Harvest partner Texas A&M University has partnered with flyover company Air Data Solutions and data collection and processing company AgPixel to produce new field data for rice and corn in southern Texas… Read more