DSSAT 2017 @ Philippines

A DSSAT training workshop was held from November 6 through November 10, 2017 at the Center for Learning and Excellence (CLE) in Polomolok, South Cotabato, Philippines. The workshop was attended by 18 participants who were introduced to an updated version of the CSM-ALOHA-Pineapple model and DSSAT Version 4.7, with specific applications as it relates to […]

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DSSAT 2017 & MWCropDSS International Training Program

The DSSAT 2017 & MWCropDSS International Training Program, was successfully held at the Majestic hotel, Sakon Nakhon, Thailand from August 20-25, 2017. Twelve 12 newly recruited researchers from the Rice Department, four staff from Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (Public Organization) (GISTDA), and six staff from the Office of Agricultural Economics (OAE) attended the […]

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ICSM trait modeling workshop

International Consortium for Sugarcane Modelling (ICSM) trait modeling workshop held on 26 and 27 June 2017 in Mount Edgecombe, South Africa (more…)

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DSSAT Sprint at IFDC

July 10-14, 2017 a core set of DSSAT developers met at IFDC in Muscle Shoals, AL to collaborate on the development of DSSAT components and to prioritize new features in the upcoming DSSAT v4.7. You can download the agenda of this Sprint here.

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DSSAT Training Workshop 2017 at the University of Georgia

The largest crop modeling workshop of the year, the DSSAT 2017 International Training Program, was successfully held at the University of Georgia – Griffin Campus from May 15 – 20, 2017.

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The 6th DSSAT Development Sprint at Oklahoma State University

During the week of January 9 through 13, 2017 a group of DSSAT developers met at Oklahoma State University for the 6th DSSAT Development Sprint.

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Training Workshop on the CCAFS Regional Agricultural Forecasting Toolbox (CRAFT)

At a recent workshop participants were trained on how to reliably simulate crop yields over space, and use aggregated forecasts to improve food security on sub-national to national scales using the CCAFS Regional Agricultural Forecasting Toolbox (CRAFT).

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Applications of Crop Simulation Models and Decision Support Systems Workshop in La Habana, Cuba

During the week of October 24 – 28, 2016, a group of 35 agricultural scientists from 11 research institutes in Cuba met at Universidad Agraria de la Habana, located in San Jose de las Lajas, to learn about the use of crop growth simulation models.

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“Advanced Application of DSSAT” Workshop in Arusha, Tanzania

IFDC in collaboration with the University of Florida and the DSSAT Foundation sponsored an International Workshop on “Advanced Application of DSSAT – Assessing Crop Production, Nutrient Management, Climatic Risk and Environmental Sustainability with Simulation Models” held from October 5 – 12, 2016 in Arusha, Tanzania.

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5th DSSAT Development Sprint

During the week of July 25 a small group of developers met in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at the University of Florida for 5th DSSAT Development Sprint. Some exciting new developments include a forage module for the simulation of perennial grasses, an expanded “automated irrigation” option that allows for stage specific irrigation, […]

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