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NASA To Share Information, Tools & Resources At The Upcoming 2022 Commodity Classic Conference

NASA will attend the Commodity Classic conference in 2022, which is America's largest farmer-led, farmer-focused educational and agricultural event.

Chintu Das
NASA
NASA

NASA will participate in the Commodity Classic conference in 2022, which is America's largest farmer-led, farmer-focused educational and agricultural event. Information, techniques, and resources derived from NASA's Earth observation satellites and science studies will be discussed by agency representatives.

Farmers and others rely on NASA data given through partner agencies and organisations, such as the US Department of Agriculture, to draw conclusions regarding water management, planting, and market decisions on a daily basis. 

"NASA's initiatives are based on collaboration, which is why we're participating in the Commodity Classic," NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said. "Our game-changing effort puts our data in the hands of important decision-makers, ensuring that they achieve results." And getting a personal look at what our farm communities do allows us to create better tools that will help us make better judgments in the future." 

Throughout the conference, Karen St. Germain, NASA’s Earth Science Division director, will participate in numerous speaking events and meetings and present at the NASA Hyperwall, an interactive visual display of NASA imagery and data. Nelson will take part in the conference via video conference. 

NASA's vantage position in space provides them with a unique perspective of our home planet. NASA satellites have supplied open-source and publicly available data on Earth's land, water, temperature, weather, and climate for more than 50 years. NASA may learn about growing needs and requests for future missions by partnering with an agricultural community adapting to changes in weather and water cycles. 

The NASA Hyperwall will feature talks on a variety of topics, including how NASA data can aid agricultural conditions and how the data can help prepare for changes like longer and deeper droughts, as well as more intense and severe weather. NASA will provide both virtual and physical exhibitions with demonstrations and science applications. The public will be able to see the virtual display throughout the conference week.

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