Posted: 18 February, 2012
- DSSAT.net **new
For up-to-date information on DSSAT and distribution of the software, please visit our new web site DSSAT.net.
Posted: 26 October, 2011
- DSSAT 2012 International Training Program **new
Washington State University, IFDC, University of Georgia, and University of Florida will jointly sponsor the DSSAT 2012 International Training Program on Assessing Crop Production, Nutrient Management, Climatic Risk and Environmental Sustainability with Simulation Models at the University of Georgia at Griffin, Georgia, USA, in 14-19 May 2012.
Posted: 9 September, 2011
- 15th Open Forum during the ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2011 Annual Meetings
Monday, October 17, 2011, 7:30-9:00 PM. Corte Real D, Concourse Level, Hilton Palacio del Rio, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Learn about initiatives related to simulation modeling in agriculture, including the latest on meetings, initiatives such as the DSSAT Foundation, AgMIP, and efforts to create an "Open DSSAT" and other software news.
Posted: 29 June, 2011
- A Traing Program on DSSAT Version 4.5 in Thailand
The Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency (TICA) is sponsoring an international training course on DSSAT Version 4.5. Applicants from invited countries can apply for financial support through diplomatic channels. The following is a list of invited countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cape Verde, China, Comoros, CARICOM Member Countries, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, FEALAC Member Countries, Gambia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kenya, Lao PDR, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mali, Mauritius, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, OAS Member Countries, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, PIF Member Countries, Rwanda, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor Leste, Vietnam, Uganda, Uzbekistan and Thailand. For further information, please check the TICA web site for international training course at http://www.tica.thaigov.net/tica/resources/tica/htm/CropSimulation.htm.
Posted: 1 June, 2011
- Discontinuation of DSSAT v4.0 Software
On June 1, 2011 the sale and distribution of the DSSAT Version 188.8.131.52 software has been discontinued. We expect that the new DSSAT v4.5 will be available during early Fall, 2011. Please subscribe to the DSSAT listserver to receive further updates with respect to the status of the distribution of DSSAT.
Posted: 7 September, 2010
- 14th ICASA Open Forum during the ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2010 Annual Meetings
Monday, November 1, 2010, 7:30-9:00 PM. Room 1018, First Floor, Longbeach Convention Center, Longbeach, California, USA. Learn about initiatives related to simulation modeling in agriculture, including the latest on meetings, initiatives such as iPlant, AgMIP, and other software news.
Website by: ICASA
Posted: 27 May, 2010
Posted: 14 October, 2009
- 13th ICASA Open Forum during the ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2009 Annual Meetings
Monday, November 2, 2009, 7:30-9:00 PM. Room 312, Third Floor, Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Learn about initiatives related to simulation modeling in agriculture, including the latest on meetings, initiatives such as iPlant, and software news.
Posted: 21 September, 2009
- Improved sharing of data and tools
A central theme of ICASA is that we can enhance research through
improved sharing of data and tools. The September 10. 2009 issue of Nature has an editorial and three papers on data sharing.
Posted: 21 May, 2009
- Predicting crop outcomes
Top agricultural scientists from across the United States met in Georgia this month to discuss ways to help farmers increase profits, optimize yields, decrease inputs and manage crops based on local weather and soil conditions.
Posted: 5 February, 2009
- Ag Systems Modeling Award
For the past few years, Dr. Ahuja has endowed the Ag Systems Modeling Award through the Soil Science Society of America for early career scientists. Starting this year, the award is open to all scientists.
For further information, please check the following web site the society's website
Posted: 23 December 2008
DSSAT Version 4.5
The DSSAT development team met at the University of Hawaii from December 8 through 12, 2008 for final testing and evaluation of the upcoming release of DSSAT V4.5.
Posted: 25 November, 2008
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Posted: 17 May 2007
- Attachai Jintrawet Appointed As New Chair
On April 1, 2007, Dr. Attachai Jintrawet, Associate Professor in the Department of Soil Science and Conservation at Chiang Mai University, was appointed as Coordination Research chair of the CDN of the Thailand Research Fund (TRF). Jintrawet is a member of the Board of ICASA.
Posted: 19 March 2007
Posted: 26 September 2006
Posted: 5 September 2006
- In Memory of W. McNair Bostick III
The Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department of the University of Florida is deeply saddened by the loss of one of our wonderful graduate students, McNair Bostick, who passed away on August 28, 2006 as the result of a tragic accident.
Posted: 03 June 2006
- DSSAT Crop Modeling Program Growing Popular Worldwide
It will never be as popular as Grand Theft Auto or The Sims. But among the world's agricultural scientists, increasing numbers are requesting the latest version of DSSAT (Decision Support System for Agrotechnology Transfer) software, a crop-modeling computer program.
Posted: 10 May 2006
Posted: 27 April 2006
- DSSAT Version 184.108.40.206 Release
The DSSAT development team announces the release of
DSSAT v220.127.116.11, which is an update of DSSAT v4.0. Current DSSAT v4.0
owners can download this update from the ICASA web page at
This version of DSSAT includes a new cotton model as well as the
spatial application tool AEGIS/WIN that was available earlier under
DSSAT v3.5. DSSAT v18.104.22.168 also includes many code improvements as
well as fixes for bugs that were discovered since the release of
DSSAT v4.0 in 2004.
Posted: 7 February 2006
- Workshop Summary
Read the proceeding from the DSSAT Training Workshop at The Institute of
Agriculture and Animal Sciences (IAAS), Tribhuvan University.
Posted: 1 February 2006
Posted: 27 January 2006
- IMPACT User's Manual
The Integrated Modelling Platform for Mixed Animal-Crop
Systems (IMPACT) User's Manual is available to download from ICASA Tools.
Posted: 19 January 2006
Posted: 6 December 2005
Posted: 23 May 2005
- DSSAT Registration Form
The DSSAT registration form is available for download for people who recently purchased DSSAT.
Posted: 2 June 2004