Susana Crespo

1,539 Flips | 2 Magazines | 26 Likes | 15 Following | 822 Followers | @AgMapper | From precision ag to global food production, I'm interested in geography as a platform to optimize production, food security, and sustainability.

A ‘toast’ to Copernicus Sentinel-2B as it delivers its first images

Just over a week after being lofted into orbit, the European Union’s Sentinel-2B satellite delivered its first images of Earth, offering a glimpse of …

Why Ditching NAFTA Could Hurt America's Farmers More Than Mexico's

Garland Reiter is one of the people behind the rise in imported food from Mexico.<p>His family has been growing strawberries in California for generations and selling them under the name Driscoll's. Today, it's the biggest berry producer in the world.<p>In the early 1990s, the Reiter family started …

Will technology prevent the next food shortage crisis?

If a simulation by the Center for Naval Analyses (CNA) has it right, mankind is inching toward a dystopian future where food shortage will trigger riots and wars. That might be stretching it a bit, but the upcoming food shortage crisis is serious, and the CNA, a federally funded research and …

Kleiner Perkins Exits Farmers Edge as ‘Canada’s Warren Buffet’ Buys Stake - exclusive

Fairfax Financial, the investment company of Prem Watsa, has invested in Canadian digital precision agriculture company Farmers Edge, injecting new …

What’s New in Scene Viewer (December 2016)

With the latest update to ArcGIS Online the scene viewer has also been updated with new features and support for new layer types. Some of the new …

ArcGIS

U2's Bono Just Invested in a Food-Tech Startup

U2 frontman Bono and lead guitarist The Edge performed together for years until they became world-renowned rock stars. The musicians are now …

ArcWatch | Saving the Water in New Zealand

Saving the Water in New Zealand<p>A Mapping App Created Using AppStudio for ArcGIS Helps Farmers Protect Waterways<p>The Fonterra Mapping Programme helps …

New Zealand

USDA Awards $6.7 Million for Healthy Agroecosystems

Eighteen grants with a total sum of $6.7 million dollars are being granted by the USDA‘s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). The …

Ohio State University

Visit Aerovironment Inc.

AeroVironment Launches Integrated Commercial Information Solution; Unveils Powerfully-Simple Quantix™ Drone and Decision Support System™ for Real …

Unmanned Aircraft