Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Eligibility Requirements Applicants for the Farm of the Future RFA must meet all the requirements discussed in this RFA. Failure to meet the eligibility criteria by the application deadline may result in exclusion from consideration or, preclude NIFA from making an award. For those new to Federal financial assistance, NIFA’s Grants Overview provides highly recommended information about grants and other resources to help understand the Federal awards process. Eligible entities: A single competitive grant will be awarded to an institution in the land-grant university system as defined in 7 USC §3103. Public and private collaborations are encouraged.
Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Aug 19, 2021
Oct 15, 2021
Last Updated Date:
Aug 19, 2021
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Expected Number of Awards:
Farm of the Future is a competitive grant program that will be implemented by USDA NIFA to establish an agricultural test bed and demonstration site. It seeks to launch this rural test bed 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 test bed will evaluate digital and smart technologies to provide accessible, data-driven solutions that support resilient agricultural and value-added practices.
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