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Monitoring crops from space

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A Stanford-led team has discovered how to estimate crop yields with more accuracy than ever before with satellites that measure a special form of light emitted by plants. This breakthrough will help scientists study how crops respond to climate change.  ...

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Satellite Mapping

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The Need for Better Information Development and exploration in previously remote parts of the world are creating an increasing demand for current land topography and land-use maps, as well as for other information products.  These maps are critical to a ...

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How we improved yield for 15% using farm management system

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Introduction I am an agronomist for a large agricultural holding company that is responsible for over 250,000 acres (100,000 hectares) in the eastern part of Europe with crops consisting primarily of sugar beet, rapeseed, and maize. I left Canada to ...

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Using Remote Sensing to Best Monitor Crops and Assess Damage

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It is extremely important to keep a finger on the health of all crops. Knowing early on about an infestation can be the key to good productivity. Different factors such as lack of moisture, pests, weeds and fungi should be ...

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New Website, Yield Pop, is a Great tool for Agriculturalists

YieldPop

The free online service, Yield Pop, is made so that consultants, farmers and suppliers in the agriculture industry can communicate better. The site became open to the public in January in both the U.K. and the U.S. It hosts a ...

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Review: Crop monitoring systems

Crop-Monitoring

Having a lot of fragmented information about satellite crop monitoring systems (SCM) we decided to make more detailed review and compare different solutions where it is possible. We took the most popular services available worldwide and compared them based on ...

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Potential monitoring of crop production using a satellite-based Climate-Variability Impact Index

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Crop monitoring and early yield assessment are important for agriculture planning and policy making atregional and national scales. Numerous crop growth simulation models are generated using crop state variables and climate variables at the crop/soil/atmosphere interfaces to get the pre-harvest ...

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Farmers now using Satellites for Ease and Precision

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High-tech equipment is becoming more and more available for many aspects of the agriculture business. For instance, now a farmer can get an automatic tractor or combine harvester that runs on satellite-created maps. They can run automatically while the farmer ...

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Satellites in Agriculture

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Nowadays it is hard to impress somebody with satellite launching. Though just 60 years ago it was like a fantastic tale. Nobody thought that it can be possible to see the photos of your house, street or field made from ...

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Satellite Crop Monitoring: Vegetation Control

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Now, agricultural sector shows raising numbers of M&A  transactions which are successful in terms of fundraising for  their  projects. It gives grounds for assuming that amount of the companies involved in agriculture would be reducing within the next few years, ...

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