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Last modified November 23, 2020 16:16

News & Highlights. Here you can submit information on agrometeorological issues, happenings and other news in agrometeorology. [Send items you might have to the Web Editor.]

Jerry Hatfield, Laboratory Director, USDA-ARS National Soil Tilth Laboratory in Ames, Iowa (USA) was elected as the President of the American Society of Agronomy — Last modified August 30, 2005 20:25
Noted agrometeorologist elected as the President of the American Society of Agronomy. Dr Jerry Hatfield, Laboratory Director, USDA-ARS National Soil Tilth Laboratory in Ames, Iowa (USA) was elected as the President of the American Society of Agronomy.
In the latest issue of Tiempo Climate Newswatch, a weekly online magazine on climate and development... — Last modified August 25, 2005 17:47
In the latest issue of Tiempo Climate Newswatch, a weekly online magazine on climate and development...
Update of VASClimO-50y-Precipitation Climatology — Last modified August 11, 2005 22:46
The version 1.1 of the gridded monthly precipitation data set of the global land areas for the period 1951 to 2000 is available by now from the Global Precipitation Climatology Centre (GPCC). It is based on quality tested observations of about 9,500 stations with long homogeneous records.
Seaweed spray as cheap fertilizer for bountiful crops — Last modified July 28, 2005 13:54
PEPSI Foods, the beverages multinational (MNC), is introducing a ‘magic’ liquid in India that may add bounce to crops. And be sure, it is not cola or any other type of soft drink we are talking about.
Report on the Royal Society meeting 'Food crops in a changing climate' — Last modified June 27, 2005 14:13
I am sure that you will be interested to know that a policy report from the 'Food in a changing climate' meeting which took place on 26/27 April was published today.
Atmospheric Composition Data and Information Services Center (AC-DISC) — Last modified June 09, 2005 12:55
It is with great pleasure that I announce that the Atmospheric Composition Data and Information Services Center (AC-DISC) is now open for business.
Tsunami devastates Shrimp aquaculture — Last modified April 08, 2005 15:24
It is over three months since a Tsunami hit the shore of Tamil Nadu state of India. The state’s fishermen have resumed fishing but the ripples of the Tsunami are still being felt, among others in the unexpected area of shrimp exports.
A prototype web-based National Phenology Network for the United States — Last modified December 09, 2004 12:23
The mission of the National Phenology Network (NPN) is to facilitate systematic collection and free dissemination of plant phenological data from across the United States. This is primarily being done to support scientific research concerning interactions between plants and the lower atmosphere, especially the long-term impacts of climate change.
Crop prospects in India up with the revival of the monsoon — Last modified October 05, 2004 10:55
When the rain Gods finally started smiling on India, after a prolonged dry spell particularly during the month of July, monsoon rainfall deficiency dwindled. Rains helped to recharge major reservoirs in the country.
Assessment, Research and Integration of Desertification (ARID) research network — Last modified September 29, 2004 08:55
ARIDnet is a research coordination network. Their goal is to provide leadership for developing and testing a new synthetic paradigm for desertification. This paradigm, which they call the Dahlem Desertification Paradigm, is based on the simultaneous roles of the meteorological and ecological dimensions of desertification (the biophysical factors) and the human dimensions of desertification (the socio-economic factors).
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