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Andrew Stevens
Graduate Student Instructor
University of California - Berkeley

You won the 2015 Chester O. McCorkle Jr. Student Scholarship for your research proposal: Agricultural Supply Response at the Farm-Operation Level: Exploiting the “Census by Satellite” Approach, what prompted you to pursue this topic and how is your research progressing?
Ever since spending a summer as an Intern with the Economic Research Service (ERS) at the USDA, I have been really interested in utilizing some of their remarkable new data products in my own work. In particular, the Cropland Data Layer (CDL) gives researchers unprecedented information about land use and crop cover across the United States at a remarkably fine resolution. Read more »