DSSAT v4.6

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17720420720_05c8543ce5_zDSSAT International Training Workshop 2017

May 15-20, 2017
The University of Georgia at Griffin, Georgia, USA

Jointly presented by the DSSAT Foundation, Auburn University, University of Florida, University of Georgia, and the International Fertilizer Development Center – the workshop will cover the operation of DSSAT Version 4.6, description of the DSSAT-Cropping System Model, CSM and its modules, and the science embedded in the models, minimum data requirements and experimental data collection for systems simulation, integration of crop simulation models with data base management and GIS, and the application of the DSSAT-CSM model to improve management of cropping systems.

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6th DSSAT Development Sprint

Oklahoma State University | January 9-13, 2017

Advanced Application of DSSAT

Arusha, Tanzania | October 5 – 12, 2016

5th DSSAT Development Sprint

University of Florida | July 25-29, 2016

DSSAT 2016

The University of Georgia – Griffin | May 16-21, 2016

DSSAT 2015

The University of Georgia – Griffin | May 18-23, 2015

DSSAT 2015 Workshop at ICRISAT

ICRISAT, Hyderabad, India | 23-27 March 2015

ICASA Data Standards Version 2.0


Researchers increasingly seek to integrate results from multiple experiments. The ICASA V2.0 standards allow flexible description of field experiments. Major categories of data are management, soil, weather and crop responses. The standards may be implemented in diverse digital formats. Planned improvements emphasize data quality and appropriate usage.

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WISE v1.1 Soil Profiles

Add 3,400+ Soil Profiles to Your DSSAT


DSSAT listed as one of the greatest accomplishments of the UF-IFAS

DSSAT is currently listed as one of the greatest accomplishments of the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Read the full story at here. How it began In 1983, James W. Jones, a UF/IFAS Agricultural and Biological Engineering faculty member, was asked to contribute to a new USAID initiative on the use of […]

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Announcing the 5th DSSAT Development Sprint | Gainesville, Florida | July 25-29, 2016

Following the successes in the previous workshops, the 5th DSSAT Development Sprint Workshop will be held at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, during the week of July 25. The main purpose of this workshop is for the DSSAT Developers to get together and polish the codebase collectively, but we also welcome anyone working with the DSSAT code and […]

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4th DSSAT Development Sprint

During the week of December 7, 2015, a group of 21 DSSAT developers from around the world were gathered at IFDC Headquarters in Muscle Shoal, Alabama, for the 4th DSSAT Development Sprint Workshop. This was another “working” workshop with emphasis on code development and model and tool improvement. Specific issues/topics discussed during the Sprint includes: Specific crops Taro Tanier […]

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DSSAT-estimated climate change impacts featured in National Geographic Magazine

The upcoming issue of National Geographic Magazine (November 2015) features a story describing DSSAT-estimated climate change impacts on four crops at global scale.

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A New Global High-Resolution Soil Profile Database for DSSAT

The HarvestChoice Project at IFPRI, in collaboration with IRI at Columbia University and Michigan State University, published a working paper on the development of a new, global high-resolution soil profile database for DSSAT. The dataset is freely available at IFPRI’s Dataverse at http://dx.doi.org/10.7910/DVN/1PEEY0.

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