Crop Tech Corner
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Sep 23, 2014 10:32 AM CDT

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- This bi-monthly column condenses the latest news in the field of crop technology, research and products.


NASA is gearing up to launch a satellite that will measure soil moisture and freeze-thaw levels from space using a microwave radiometer and radar. The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite is scheduled to take off toward the end of 2014 and circle the entire globe every two to three days, according to a NASA press release. Scientists hope that at the end of its three-year journey, the satellite will have given a comprehensive view of ...

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