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Science // Nov 16, 2018

Emerging AI technology at Climate: GANs and their applications and limitations in disease identification model

With hundreds of variations in publications, Generative Adversarial Networks, or GANs, have been creating a big wave in the AI and machine learning research community since their invention by Ian Goodfellow in 2014. Yann Lecun, vice president and chief AI Read More 

New Hire // Jul 30, 2018

A Statistician's Story to Enhance Sustainability

Statisticians at The Climate Corporation are developing unique, actionable insights for farmers to enhance their decisions and help them farm more sustainably. Vera Bulaevskaya and her team are entrenched in this work everyday, using statistical models to Read More 

Science // Jun 5, 2018

A Water Quality Partnership to Deliver Sustainability Benefits on the Farm

Advances in modern agriculture have enabled a dramatic increase in crop yields and consequently, more security in the supply of food, feed, fuel and fiber to support a growing and more affluent global population. Read More 

Engineering // May 31, 2018

From Apple to Google to Climate: An Irish Engineer’s Story Localizing Software Around the World

There is no denying the exceptional growth of the Climate FieldView™ digital agriculture platform over the last couple of years. Adoption has grown to more than 100,000 users across the United States, Canada and Brazil. Read More 

Design // May 9, 2018

Designing Products for a Unique User Base

Like many others, I have an overwhelming desire to do good in the world. I want to work for a company with a mission that will leave a positive lasting imprint. Sometimes that is easier said than done, as many businesses have conflicting ideals. Read More 

Science // Apr 18, 2018

Connecting the Biophysics of Agricultural Systems with the Big Data Revolution

Modeling agricultural systems, such as crop production, from biological, physical and/or chemical principles can be traced back to the 1950s and 1960s. The models used were “process models,” which are mathematical abstractions that explicitly describe a s Read More 

Science // Mar 20, 2018

Climate to the Rescue! Rebuilding the Lost HRRR Weather Model Archive

Shortly after the start of the year, University of Utah Professor John Horel, and PhD student Brian Blaylock, discovered that the Center for High Performance Computing (CHPC) object-storage system, known as Pando, had experienced a system failure. Read More 

Science // Mar 8, 2018

Partnering with Universities to Advance the Oldest and Newest Professions: Agriculture and Technology

Last month we had the great pleasure of opening the Monsanto Innovation Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). This partnership drives forward the confluence of agronomic and data science excellence by fostering innovation throug Read More 

Data and Analytics // Feb 28, 2018

Disease ID: How We Scaled Our Deep Learning Model with Distributed Training

At The Climate Corporation, we are applying deep learning to solve problems across various technical and scientific domains. As my colleague Wei describes in his recent post Some Deep Learnings about Applying Deep Learning, one way we are using deep learn Read More