Next generation data systems and knowledge products to support agricultural producers and science-based policy decision making

@article{Capalbo2017NextGD,
  title={Next generation data systems and knowledge products to support agricultural producers and science-based policy decision making},
  author={S. Capalbo and J. Antle and C. Seavert},
  journal={Agricultural Systems},
  year={2017},
  volume={155},
  pages={191 - 199}
}
Research on next generation agricultural systems models shows that the most important current limitation is data, both for on-farm decision support and for research investment and policy decision making. One of the greatest data challenges is to obtain reliable data on farm management decision making, both for current conditions and under scenarios of changed bio-physical and socio-economic conditions. This paper presents a framework for the use of farm-level and landscape-scale models and data… Expand
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