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Lasering In on Corn Fields

March 2022

Mapping crops around the globe is key to estimating production and developing targeted management strategies. New research utilized data from NASA's Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI...

Global warming increased U.S. crop insurance losses by $27 billion in 27 years, Stanford study finds

August 2021

Higher temperatures attributed to climate change caused payouts from the nation’s biggest farm support program to increase by $27 billion between 1991 and 2017, according to new estimates from...

Cleaner air has boosted U.S. corn and soybean yields, Stanford-led research shows

July 2021

The analysis estimates pollution reductions between 1999 and 2019 contributed to about 20 percent of the increase in corn and soybean yield gains during that period – an amount worth about $5 billion...

Exploring the sustainability of the Indian sugar industry

August 2020

Researchers analyzed the interconnected food, water and energy challenges that arise from the sugar industry in India – the second-largest producer of sugar worldwide – and how the political economy...

COVID-19 Could Exacerbate Food Insecurity Around the World, Stanford Expert Warns

May 2020

COVID-19 and other looming threats could make it much harder for people to access food. David Lobell, director of Stanford’s Center on Food Security and the Environment, outlines likely scenarios and...

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Roz low res 9 11 cropped Rosamond L. Naylor Senior Fellow William Wrigley Professor of Earth System Science, Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Senior Fellow and Founding Director, Center on Food Security and the Environment
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