US corn crop’s growing sensitivity to drought revealed

ScienceDaily | Oct 26, 2020 at 8:32 PM
  • To better understand how climate impacts to corn are evolving over time, the researchers call for increased access to field-level yield data that are measured independently of weather data, such as government insurance data that were previously available to the public but no longer are.
  • Lobell is also a professor of Earth System Science in Stanford’s School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences; the William Wrigley Senior Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and a senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.
  • Study co-authors include Jillian Deines, a postdoctoral research fellow in Stanford’s School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences, and Stefania Di Tommaso, a research data analyst at the Center on Food Security and the Environment.