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November 21, 2018

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

American Scientist
Croplands Up Close

There's More Farmland in the World Than Was Previously Thought

International Business Times
India beats US and China on farmland: Report

USDA Radio
* They are running one more segment later this week.

Water Canada
Global Agriculture Intensity Detailed in Interactive Map

AG Web
New Interactive Maps Of Global Cropland

Central Valley Business Times
New map shows where the food is grown -- and not

Environment Guru
Global Agriculture Intensity Detailed in Interactive Map

Southwest Farm Press and Delta Farm Press
This map clearly shows individual farm fields anywhere in the world

Daily Digital News
There's more farmland in the world than was previously thought


Feed & Grain


Morning Ag. Clips


Farm Forum


The Fern and SeedQuest


Farm and Dairy


Delta farm Express:

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