17
Oct

[Q] What happened to ICASA?

Status of ICASA On July 1, 2011 the International Consortium for Agricultural Systems Applications (ICASA) was officially dissolved. As a center “without walls” and with no financial support, ICASA has been for many years at the forefront in promoting collaboration among system scientists. ICASA has stimulated the advancement of crop modeling and decision support systems […]

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17
Oct

HC27: Generic Soil Profiles

Complex crop systems models require detailed soil property data that are not always available at regional-level and often blocks scaling up modeling studies. As an option, HarvestChoice presents a pragmatic approach that attempts to characterize any type of soil with a set of 27 generic soil profiles. This dataset, called HC27, may not replace the […]

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16
Oct

University of Florida scientists collaborate with Monsanto to develop improved computer model for corn production

At the end of 2nd day program of the AgMIP Global Workshop 2011, Monsanto’s official collaboration was announced and warmly welcomed by all participants. Here is the official press release from University of Florida

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05
Sep

The 15th Open Forum on Crop Modeling and Decision Support Systems

If you are attending the 2011 ASA-CSSA-SSSA meetings in San Antonio, Texas, please join us for the Open Forum, where we will discuss crop modeling and related activities.

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05
Sep

A Training Program on DSSAT Version 4.5 in Thailand

The Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency (TICA) is sponsoring an international training course on DSSAT Version 4.5. Applicants from invited countries can apply for financial support through diplomatic channels.

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14
Feb

[Q] How to compile and run DSSAT on Linux?

“How to compile and run DSSAT on Linux?” Good question.

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09
Feb

Report on the Meta-­Analysis of Crop Modeling for Climate Change and Food Security Survey

The CGIAR, Earth Systems Science Partnership (ESSP) Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security – Challenge Programme (CCAFS) would like to draw your attention to the final report on ‘The Meta-Analysis of Crop Modelling for Climate Change and Food Security Survey”. This report is based on 457 responses to an online survey conducted in 2010. Key Findings […]

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