A new initiative has been launched to improve the current DSSAT Cassava Model (CROPSIM-Cassava).
Reanalysis of a global soil database for crop and environmental modeling
Journal Article – Consuelo C. Romero, Gerrit Hoogenboom, Guillermo A. Baigorria, Jawoo Koo, Arjan J. Gijsman, Stanley Wood. Reanalysis of a global soil database for crop and environmental modeling. Environmental Modelling & Software, Volume 35, July 2012, Pages 163-170.
Funding opportunities from START
START is an internationally recognized organization that promotes research-driven capacity building to advance knowledge on global environmental change in Africa and Asia-Pacific. There are two open grants that may provide funding resources for your research using crop modeling applications. Graduate Student Research Opportunity in Climate Risk Management This call for proposals seeks to support graduate […]
Goro Uehara (1928-2012)
Goro Uehara, 83, of Honolulu, a professor of soil science at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, served as president and member of the Board of Directors for International Consortium for Agricultural Systems Application (ICASA), and an Army veteran, passed away peacefully at his home in Honolulu on January 2, 2012.
Minutes – Fifteenth Open Forum on Crop Modeling and Decision Support Systems
Meeting minutes from the 2011 Open Forum is ready. Catch up on what’s been shared and discussed among about 40 participants from all around the world.
Live Tweets from the 15th Open Forum on Crop Modeling and Decision Support Systems
Missed the 15th Open Forum on Crop Modeling and Decision Support Systems (October 17th, 2011)? Here is the collection of 32 live tweets on the discussion/announcement/update that you can catch up with. Hope to see you all in next year’s forum!
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
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.
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.