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Harvest Partners of the FEWS NET Team Publish Paper on Acute Water-Scarcity Monitoring for Africa

Oct 2, 2019

Our partners Amy McNally and Jim Verdin, along with the Famine Early Warning System Network (… Read more

Flooded field in NE Illinois, June 20, 2019, credit: Karen Braun

In-season maps illustrate the state of crops in the US Corn Belt using machine learning methods

Sep 17, 2019

In 2019, the midwestern United States experienced major flooding in what was the wettest January-to-May period on record. The coincidence of these floods with the corn and soybean planting… Read more

Figure 6. Escaped fire in Serra Ricardo Franco State Park, Mato Grosso State, Brazil.

An interpretation of recent Amazon Basin fires using Remote Sensing Data

Sep 13, 2019

Agriculture practices have featured heavily in the recent controversy surrounding the recent fires in the Amazon, so teams at the University of Maryland associated with NASA Harvest have proceeded to investigate their significance and impacts. Two major threats to Amazon… Read more

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Joint Effort to Increase Water and Nutrients on South Plains Farms

Sep 12, 2019

Due to efforts led by Harvest Hub partner Dr. Varaprasad Bandaru along with his colleague Dr. Cesar Izaurralde, the… Read more

Farmers analyzing crops in field

Yield and Production Estimation of Wheat for Punjab, Pakistan

Aug 29, 2019

Punjab in Pakistan is the major food producing province and titled “bread basket” for the country’s more than 220 million people. Wheat is the major cereal crop produced in Punjab, putting Pakistan 8th among the wheat producing countries. Estimation of… Read more