Webinar - Next-gen crop production analytics

Webinar – Next-gen crop production analytics

Field-based crop cut experiment data is a gold standard of ground truth data for crop analytics, yet it is time-consuming and challenging to scale over large areas. Satellite remote sensing-based estimates can cover a large area, yet their accuracy is…

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Webinar - Potential climate related impacts on future wheat and maize yields

Webinar – Potential climate related impacts on future wheat and maize yields

In this webinar by the Crop Modeling Community of Practice of the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture, panelist Jonas Jägermeyr (NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, The Earth Institute at Columbia University, and the Potsdam Institute for Climate…

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Webinar - Digital innovations in agricultural insurance

Webinar – Digital innovations in agricultural insurance

Agricultural insurance is an increasingly important safety net against production losses from weather and climate shocks. Index insurance using geospatial data and real-time analytics has been one of the most important (and popular!) research topics in our community. In this…

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Webinar - Old data for new insights

Webinar – Old data for new insights

This webinar presents a new study published in Nature Food (https://doi.org/10.1038/s43016-021-00370-1), in which Camila Bonilla-Cedrez (WUR), Jordan Chamberlin (FAO), and Robert J. Hijmans (UC Davis) show that filling ecological yield gaps for maize in Sub-Saharan Africa is not necessarily a…

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Webinar - All about GARDIAN

Webinar – All about GARDIAN

In this webinar, GARDIAN, the Global Agricultural Research Data Innovation & Acceleration Network, is presented. GARDIAN supports the exploration and visual querying of data, responsible data management towards open and FAIR outcomes, and secure data exchange and collaboration on code…

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Webinar - OpenSAFELY for sensitive agricultural data

Webinar – OpenSAFELY for sensitive agricultural data

In this webinar, a video of Ben Goldacre presenting an overview of OpenSAFELY is broadcasted. Then, Jon Massey and Jawoo Koo talk about the challenges in the agricultural domain that could be solved by an OpenSAFELY approach. Finally, Pythagoras Karampiperis…

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Modeling with 40 years of international wheat data

Modeling with 40 years of international wheat data

This webinar by the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture Crop Modeling Community of Practice will present selected outputs from big data analysis of four decades of international wheat yield data. The session features three panelists with the following…

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Data & digital revolution for food systems

Data & digital revolution for food systems

This event was part of the Affiliate Programme of Forum COP26 Live, a series of physical and virtual sessions engaging business leaders, policy makers, and the public through dialogues, announcements, podcasts, and social media campaigns–promoted by the World Economic Forum alongside COP26.…

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Webinar - Analytics: How collective data can be turned into actionable data driven agronomy insights

Webinar – Analytics: How collective data can be turned into actionable data driven agronomy insights

Traditionally, analytical-based agricultural decision-making relied on mathematical models that are not optimized for the complexity of agricultural systems with strong interactions across time and space. Newer data science approaches (e.g. data mining, AI, and geospatial statistics) can leverage newly available…

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Webinar–Trade-offs and synergies between different extension delivery models

Webinar–Trade-offs and synergies between different extension delivery models

Digital agriculture extension holds high potential to be a transformative technology. It can provide a unique opportunity to reach many users at a relatively low cost. In addition, when packaged in a smartphone, it can draw on the transformative power…

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