Mapping crops globally requires a careful workflow design taking into account quality, technical feasibility and ground truth reality
Mapping crops at a global scale! What works and what doesn’t?
The release of the on-demand parcel based harvest detector service allows us to monitor the harvest dates of our fields anywhere in the world.
What happens on the fields? Monitoring the crop calendars
A key element to stimulate the uptake of EO data is an open dialogue between the EO industry and agro-insurance sector
Earth Observation best practices for the agro-insurance
The use of both Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 data allows us to not only improve resolution to 10 m but also to update the global land cover map almost in real time!
Towards a global land cover map at 10 m resolution
By combining EO data, remote sensing technology and agricultural experience we can truly enhance the potential and support the entire agri-food sector!
Remote sensing for agriculture! A history with a bright future
Times are changing. Long periods of heat and drought are getting common in springtime and summer.
CurieuzeNeuzen in de tuin: citizen science towards heat and drought
Unravelling the spectral signals of sugar beet plants captured by drones
Searching for disease-resistant sugar beet varieties
We can do more with the wealth of information drones provide us about our field trial plots than simple averaging.
Applying spatial models to better examine plant traits
The guaranteed availability of both optical and radar time series offers previously unexplored possibilities for crop monitoring and yield estimation in support of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy.
CAPSAT, quantifying yields with combined Sentinel data!
Improving agricultural services for sustainable agriculture, a work in progress
e-shape to support sustainable agriculture in Europe
By implementing image processing techniques based on deep learning we can leverage the potential of remote sensing data and support pest management
Palm tree mapping using deep learning on aerial images
Drones provide a tool for automated flower counting in the orchard which is useful to optimize flower thinning processes in order to increase fruit size and promote return bloom in the following season.
Drone-based flower count in fruit orchards
Drone-based phenotyping helps us to understand in what plant developmental stage(s) and in what magnitude, our products can stimulate plant growth
How Aphea.Bio is using drones to evaluate biostimulants
If you have a clear vision, technology is never an obstacle! Use it, find the right partners, and you can really make a difference.
AVR and WatchITgrow support the potato industry
WaPOR makes it possible to identify those areas where a further optimization is needed of the crop production system.
Mapping irrigated areas over Africa and the Near East
CropSAR lets us guard our crops from space, even when they're hiding beneath the clouds!
Looking through the clouds to improve crop monitoring!
Satellite data, automatically interpreted with agronomic insights, supports timely alerts on production and food security shocks worldwide.
ASIS, the tool for global agriculture drought monitoring
Monitoring rangelands from space helps Namibian livestock farmers cope with climate variability
PROBA-V data for timely livestock management in Namibia
Remote sensing supports the transition towards a more resilient and sustainable agriculture.
When the heat gets tough ...
Creating a crop map requires data and tools to come together, from Sentinel to deep learning
A Sentinel shake for early crop mapping
MapEO gives us a deeper insight in how our crops grow so we can provide an even better advice on varieties for cereals to the farmers.
Image analytics for objective plant variety assessment
Remote Sensing as a key instrument to preserve valuable landscapes
Understanding Landscapes: the case of Voeren
We need new and emerging technologies to better monitor the SDG’s at global scale
Supporting food security from space
EO Data lets humanitarians plan for difficult dry seasons across West Africa
How EO data is used for humanitarian response
Reliable crop statistics are essential to take fair and adequate decisions on commodity prices, farmer support and food security
Celebrating 25 years of agricultural resources monitoring
What fascinates me is how smart algorithms can push the limits of imaging
Spatiospectral processing, the key to high resolution hyperspectral imaging
Unusual weather events make farming a risky business and necessitate big data analysis to elucidate solutions
Weather impacts on agriculture
To enable Global Food Security, a more efficient water use in agriculture is needed
Monitoring water use in agriculture from space
With MAPEO we support plant breeders in their quest to the next generation of wheat varieties
New technologies help plant breeders make a leap forward
Remote sensing supports growers in taking sustainable fruit management decisions
Drones for early fire blight detection
"With watchITgrow® the Belgian potato sector can strengthen its position as world leader."
WatchITgrow® for the future of the Belgian potato chain
"With the PROBA-V MEP Time Series Viewer, you can view the PROBA-V time series for a user-defined pixel or polygon."