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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

Ag monitoring

Review finds fundamental gaps and new opportunities for world’s agricultural monitoring systems

Nov 15, 2018

The world’s agricultural monitoring systems provide up-to-date information on food production to decision makers that is crucial to global and national food security. When prices become dangerously volatile—as they did during the food price crisis of 2007-2011—these… Read more

Bill Salas presents SAR applications in crop mapping and modeling

NASA harvest partners present at the ASA-CSSA 2018 special session symposium

Nov 9, 2018

A special symposium on “Advances in the Use of Earth Observations for Crop Modeling and Monitoring for Food Security” was organized by NASA harvest partners (Dr. Chris Justice and Dr. Varaprasad Bandaru of the UMD Harvest Hub) along with Dr. Jerry Hatfield, a member… Read more

Hydrologic dataset in crop monitor viewer

Global Hydrologic dataset released

Nov 1, 2018

Harvest partner Amy McNally of NASA Goddard Hydrologic Sciences Lab and FEWS NET recently released a new, 10km global hydrologic dataset derived from CHIRPS rainfall… Read more