In the Media

Study finds that reducing soil tilling helps both soils and yields

Tilling is a long standing and widely used agricultural practices that many farmers are hesitant to abandon. New research shows that reduced tilling can lead to higher yields and greater soil health.

Climate Change Will Affect Rice Crops, Study Finds

Climate change presents several issues for the future of rice production, including lower yields and higher concentrations of dangerous arsenic. Scott Fendorf is quoted on his research into this issue.

Less ploughing leads to higher crop yields

Jillian Deines is quoted in Cosmos discussing the potential positive yield impacts of reduced tilling and why some farmers have been hesitant to adopt the practice.

Climate simulations are mostly accurate, study finds

The San Francisco Chronicle quotes Noah Diffenbaugh on the importance of having accurate climate models.

Safari Fang and Nikhil Srinivasapura Venkateshmurthy Talk Oceans and Food

Roz Naylor moderates a panel on the role of oceans in global food systems at the 2019 Planetary Health Annual Meeting.

A Scary Year for Climate Change

A paper by Marshall Burke and Noah Diffenbaugh on economic inequality resulting from climate change makes the list of "devastating climate reports" from the past year.

California farms, ranches strive to adapt as climate warms — it’s a matter of survival

The San Francisco Chronicle quotes Chris Field on his research projecting future crop yields across California under different climate scenarios.

Climate change could trigger a global food crisis, new U.N. report says

Roz Naylor discusses the stresses that cereal crops will face as global temperatures continue to rise.

Sonny Perdue, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, To Headline Fifth-Annual Forbes AgTech Summit In Salinas, CA

Ertharin Cousin speaks at an agricultural technology event.

New research accurately predicts Australian wheat yield months before harvest

Article quoting David Lobell on new wheat yield prediction research.

Measuring economic well-being from space

David Lobell and Marshall Burke write in Agrilinks on the variety of uses for newly-available satellite imagery.

Building Accurate Maize Yield Maps For Smallholders With Google Earth Engine

NASA Harvest on research by David Lobell and Marshall Burke using Google Earth Engine to build high-resolution maize maps for the 2017 season in Kenya and Tanzania.

Planet partners with Stanford University to provide subscription access

Planet, an organization dedicated to mapping and GIS has announced its partnership with Natural Capital Project and The Center on Food Security and the Environment.

Using Satellites to Understand and Improve Food Security

David Lobell and Marshall Burke writing in Agrilinks on using satellite data to improve food security outcomes.

The American Midwest Will Feed a Warming World. But for How Long?

The Medium featuring quotes and research by David Lobell and Marshall Burke on climate change and the corn belt

Global Wealth Gap Would Be Smaller Today Without Climate Change, Study Finds

Marshall Burke and Noah Diffenbaugh's research featured in The New York Times.

Big Data Has Transformed Agriculture—In Some Places, Anyway

David Lobell writes a piece in Scientific American on the unequal distribution of global agricultural data.

The Climate Benefits of the Green New Deal

Marshall Burke and Noah Diffenbaugh write a piece in Scientific American on the Green New Deal.

Hitting toughest climate target will save world $30tn in damages, analysis shows

The Guardian quotes Marshall Burke and Noah Diffenbaugh citing their research on the benefits of climate change mitigation far outweighing the costs.

Climate change projected to boost insect activity and crop loss, researchers say

University of Washington News quotes Roz Naylor and cites research.