Skip to main content

About

The Earth Observations for Food Security and Agriculture Consortium (EOFSAC) is a new, multidisciplinary program commissioned by NASA and led by the University of Maryland to enhance the use of satellite data in decision making related to food security and agriculture domestically and globally.

Latest News

Field data

Together with FEWS NET, EOFSAC compiles comprehensive archive of sub-national agricultural statistics

Aug 21, 2018

It may be a surprise to some that a global historical archive of official agricultural production statistics, at a sub-national level, does not already exist.  However, it does not, and that is… Read more

Satellite imagery

Summary of GEOGLAM-CEOS Workshop on Data and Systems Requirements for Operational Agricultural Monitoring Released

Aug 14, 2018

From April 17-19 2018, the GEOGLAM-CEOS Workshop on Data and Systems Requirements for Operational Agricultural Monitoring, hosted at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission in Ispra,… Read more

Irrigation

NASA Harvest partners engage with agriculture end users at Arkansas Field Day

Aug 8, 2018

Harvest partners engaged with more than 100 farmers, researchers, and industry representatives at Mississippi County (Arkansas) Water Management Field Day August 6th. Speakers and participants… Read more