NASA Harvest is a new association led by NASA and the University of Maryland. The goal of the project is to use satellite data for food and agriculture to determine how and why planting dates have changed over the years.
Wildfires have scorched almost 2,000 square miles in Southern Canada so far, and the ongoing heat and drought are not helping ag production. The number of fires already surpassed the 10-year average.
Broadleaf weeds and black cutworm moths are already making their presence known in the Midwest, farmers say.