The GFSAD30 project accomplished their goal!

Release Date:

The global croplands mapping project has succesfully mapped croplands across the entire planet in order to understand the security of food world wide. Below are many press anouncments and interviews with the project leader Prasad Thenkabail.

Release of GFSAD 30 meter Cropland Extent Products

https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/news/release-of-gfsad-30-meter-cropland-extent-products/

American Scientist
Croplands Up Close
https://www.americanscientist.org/article/croplands-up-close

Bloomberg
There's More Farmland in the World Than Was Previously Thought
https://www.bloombergquint.com/global-economics/2017/11/14/there-s-more-farmland-in-the-world-than-was-previously-thought

International Business Times
India beats US and China on farmland: Report
http://www.ibtimes.co.in/india-beats-us-china-farmland-report-749512

USDA Radio
https://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/52682017
https://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/52692017
* They are running one more segment later this week.

Water Canada
Global Agriculture Intensity Detailed in Interactive Map
https://www.watercanada.net/global-agriculture-intensity-detailed-in-interactive-map/

AG Web
New Interactive Maps Of Global Cropland
https://www.agweb.com/article/new-interactive-maps-of-global-cropland/

Central Valley Business Times
New map shows where the food is grown -- and not 
http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.com/stories/001/?ID=33629

Environment Guru
Global Agriculture Intensity Detailed in Interactive Map
https://www.environmentguru.com/pages/elements/element.aspx?id=5737689

Southwest Farm Press and Delta Farm Press
This map clearly shows individual farm fields anywhere in the world
http://www.southwestfarmpress.com/crops/map-clearly-shows-individual-farm-fields-anywhere-world

Daily Digital News
There's more farmland in the world than was previously thought
https://dailydigitalnews.com/single-article-view.php?article=202643

 

Feed & Grain

http://www.feedandgrain.com/news/new-map-of-worldwide-croplands

 

Morning Ag. Clips

https://www.morningagclips.com/new-map-of-worldwide-croplands-released/

 

Farm Forum

https://www.farmforum.net/2017/11/14/new-map-of-worldwide-croplands-supports-food-and-water-security/

 

The Fern and SeedQuest

https://www.seedquest.com/news.php?type=news&id_article=93387&id_region=&id_category=&id_crop=

 

Farm and Dairy

https://www.farmanddairy.com/news/cropland-map-supports-food-water-security/456694.html

 

Delta farm Express:

http://www.deltafarmpress.com/crops/map-clearly-shows-individual-farm-fields-anywhere-world