San Francisco, October 22, 2015

agriculture Blog Posts

How UNICAMP, One of the Top Universities in Latin America is Using Satellite Imagery to Monitor Integrated Crop–Livestock Systems in Brazil

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To read this piece in Portuguese, view this page. According to the FAO, about 38% of the earth’s surface is occupied by agricultural areas, one-third as cropland, and the remaining two-thirds as meadows and pastures. In Brazil, pasture is the main land use, occupying a large part of the territory from north […]

Detecting and Eradicating Invasive Grass Affecting Pasture and Ranch Land

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Invasive plants such as cheatgrass, medusahead, and ventenata are wreaking havoc with ranchers, farmers, land managers, and transport companies around the world, and driving concern among environmental groups that fear the impacts on other plants and wildlife. Once invasive plants become established, they can dominate a landscape – creating monocultures and destroying […]

And the winner of Copernicus Masters Planet’s Challenge is… NetCarbon!

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NetCarbon is the winning startup of the Copernicus Masters competition Planet See Change, Change the World Challenge 2021 edition.  The international competition Copernicus Masters awards the best Earth observation startups and developers that are trying to solve the world’s problems – social, environmental and commercial. Planet was looking for superstar startups that […]

Join the #AI4FoodSecurity challenge!

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Do you have experience with Artificial Intelligence or Earth Observation? Are you interested in tackling one of the largest challenges humanity must face this decade and win some exciting prizes whilst doing so? Then join our #AI4FoodSecurity Challenge! Agriculture is a key sector, crucial for economic growth and the health of the […]

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