As the new version of DSSAT is getting ready for the public release, the core DSSAT development group gathered together at IFDC HQ in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, for a week-long Development Sprint workshop.
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) published a new report that measures the impacts of agricultural innovation on farm productivity, prices, hunger, and trade flows as we approach 2050 and identifies practices which could significantly benefit developing nations. DSSAT was used to estimate the potential food security impact of adopting 11 promising agricultural technologies.
Sponsored by the DSSAT Foundation, the 17th Open Forum on Crop Modeling and Decision Support Systems was held in Tampa, Florida, on November 4th, 2013. About 30 participants shared news, project progress updates, collaboration opportunities, and upcoming training workshops.
I understand DSSAT is free to download, but was wondering if there are any restrictions with regard to its use in commercial projects, as long as it’s fully referenced, or perhaps on publication of the results. Can you advise as to whether there are any restrictions like these?
A new report published by the National Academy of Science addresses a series of critical questions around how to develop the data attribution and citation practices and standards, which are also highly relevant for the crop modeling community’s data standards and sharing efforts.