Let’s start with an appetizer. Which would you rather munch on while you wait for dinner to be served?
What does @NASA
have to do with cheese? Corn, soy, alfalfa and other foods for dairy cows all need water to grow.
Some @NASA Earth
satellites measure soil moisture or groundwater, helping farmers understand how much water is available for their plants. youtube.com/watch?v=ujOrbk…
Next up! And this is a hard one, we know.
Almost one third of American potatoes are grown in the Snake River Plain in southern Idaho – aka Idaho’s Potato Belt – shown in this @NASA
Let's add some veggies. Which are you choosing?
Astronauts on the @International Space Station
grow vegetables to make space salad.
The ISS also has an instrument called ECOSTRESS that collects thermal data to understand plant stress on Earth! youtube.com/watch?v=WUEFoc…
From space, cranberry bogs look like large red splotches in the surrounding green and brown landscape near Plymouth, Massachusetts. #Landsat
Farms in Turkey's district of Elmalı (which means "apple") grow 12% of the country's apples!
This photo of the region was taken by the @NASA @USGS #Landsat
Since the best way to enjoy #Thanksgiving
pie is a slice of BOTH apple and pumpkin...
Illinois grows the most pumpkins of any U.S. state by acreage and weight of its harvest. This @NASA
8 image shows a major hub of pumpkin growing and processing.
Thanks for playing! We hope you enjoy all of these foods and more today.
from @NASA Earth