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Saving Water, One Field at a Time


Science & Tech  (tags: agriculture, conservation, NASA, news, satellites, US, waterenvironment, NewTechnology )

Dan
- 1421 days ago - technologyreview.com
NASA software helps farmers efficiently manage irrigation by using data from satellites, local weather observations, and wireless sensor networks to best calculate food crop water needs. Recorded in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.



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Robert Shaffer (27)
Thursday January 6, 2011, 5:44 pm
Noted thanks for the post.
 

Bon L. (0)
Friday January 7, 2011, 5:11 am
Thanks for the info.
 

linda b. (190)
Friday January 7, 2011, 6:55 pm
Noted thank you
 

Marti Williams (170)
Friday January 7, 2011, 10:19 pm
Great use of technology...
 

KS Goh (0)
Saturday January 8, 2011, 12:33 am
Thanks for the article.
 

Alexandra Rodda (177)
Saturday January 8, 2011, 12:47 am
I wonder how farmers will take to it and whether it really is better than a farmer's intuition.
 

Joy Wong (76)
Saturday January 8, 2011, 4:13 am
Noted, thanks for the info.
 
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