News & Event
02
Jun

DSSAT 2024 International Training Program at the University of Georgia

DSSAT Foundation – The University of Georgia – Griffin Campus, Griffin, Georgia USA The DSSAT annual training was held from May 20 to 25, 2024, at the Stuckey Auditorium, Griffin Campus, University of Georgia, USA. The event was led by 9 DSSAT faculty members with 65 participants from 31 different countries. The participants received a […]

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23
Mar

Crop Modeling and Climate Change Postgraduate Course

Training the Next Generation of Crop Modelers for Crop Model Development and Improvement Group picture with participants of the Crop Modeling and Climate Change Course at Parkhotel ‘de Bosrand’, Ede, the Netherlands. A Postgraduate Course entitled “Crop Modeling and Climate Change Course – Training the Next Generation of Crop Modelers for Crop Model Development and […]

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06
Mar

International Workshop on Decision Support System for Agro-Technology Transfer for Improving Standards of Research held from March 4-6, 2024 at Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan

The Institute of Agronomy, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan, Pakistan organized a three day workshop entitled “International Workshop on Decision Support System for Agro-Technology Transfer (DSSAT) for Improving the Standards of Research” from March 4 – 6, 2024. Speakers and presenters included Prof. Dr. Ir. Gerrit Hoogenboom, University of Florida; Prof. Dr. Syed Aftab Wajid, University […]

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25
Feb

14th AMEI Development Sprint

During the week of February 19-23, 2024, the DSSAT Team from the University of Florida (UF) participated in the 14th AMEI Development Sprint hosted by the Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF) located in Müncheberg, Germany. This 14th AMEI Development Sprint was a continuation of the 13th AMEI Development Sprint that was hosted at the […]

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22
Jan

20th Hybrid DSSAT Development Sprint, January 8-12, 2024

During the week of January 8-12, 2024, the 20th DSSAT Development Sprint was held in a “Hybrid” format. The DSSAT Development Sprint was hosted by Global Food Systems Institute & Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering of the University of Florida. In-person participants included one representatives from the University of Kentucky, seventeen representatives from the […]

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12
Dec

Remembering Peter Jones, Pioneer in Understanding Crop Adaptation

Peter Jones, a pioneer in using computers to understand crop adaptation, passed away in Wales on October 8, 2023. The DSSAT community may recognize Peter as the developer of the widely used MarkSim weather generator, which can generate series of daily data both for current weather and for climate change scenarios of future weather. A […]

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11
Dec

13th AMEI Development Sprint

From November 27 to December 1, 2023, the DSSAT Team hosted the13th AMEI Development Sprint in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering (UF/IFAS) in Gainesville, Florida. This meeting was held in collaboration with the Laboratory of Ecophysiology of Plants under Environmental Stress (LEPSE) of the French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food, and the […]

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01
Nov

Special DSSAT Oral and Poster Sessions at the 2023 ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America (ASA-CSSA-SSSA) is the grand confluence of scientists, professionals, and organizations focused on agronomy, crop science, and soil science. The 2023 Annual Meeting was held from October 29 through November 1, 2023 in St. Louis, MO […]

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23
Oct

New DSSAT Foundation YouTube Channel

The DSSAT Foundation now has a YouTube channel to assist the user community with informative videos about the download system, installation procedures and how to manage the DSSAT tools and application programs. To access the YouTube Channel please click the link below. Do not forget to hit the subscribe button, leave your like and comments […]

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16
Oct

Bilateral Project Between Ankara University and the University of Florida on Capacity Building

Ankara University, in collaboration with the University of Florida, developed a project entitled “Capacity Building on the Dissemination of the Use of Agro-technological Decision Support Systems in Agriculture.” The project has been funded by the US Embassy in Türkiye under the auspices of a US-Türkiye bilateral Program. The project team includes seven scientists from Ankara […]

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