Farm of the Future is a competitive grant program to establish an agricultural test bed and demonstration site. It seeks to launch this rural testbed for precision agriculture, smart automation, data connectivity, and transfer, and to demonstrate best practices in climate-smart agriculture, forestry, and animal production systems that enhance sustainability and farm profitability. The testbed will evaluate digital and smart technologies to provide accessible, data-driven solutions that support resilient agricultural and value-added practices.
The Farm of the Future will integrate advances in precision agriculture, smart automation, resilient agricultural practices, socioeconomics, and plant and animal performance. The site will develop data-driven solutions by technology integration to increase productivity, create value-added agricultural products, and enhance connectivity and resilience for thriving rural communities.
No matching is required.
1862 Land-Grant Institutions, 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, 1994 Land-Grant Institutions. A single competitive grant will be awarded to an institution in the land-grant university system. Public and private collaborations are encouraged.
AVAILABLE FUNDING AND APPLICATION WINDOW:
Estimated funding level: $3,936,000
Open now and closes Friday, October 15, 2021