Center for Digital Agriculture

Dr. Leona Su and Yi-Cheng Wang Awarded NIFA “Small and Medium-Sized Farms”

USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) invested $5 million as part of AFRI’s Agriculture Economics and Rural Communities (AERC) Small and Medium-Sized Farms program. This program seeks to address priorities and related issues focusing on development and/or adoption of new models to assist agriculture landowners’/managers’ decision-making with respect to scale management and technologies to […]

$3.9M USDA NIFA Grant Funds ‘Farm of the Future’ Project

Urbana, Ill. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that it is funding a new collaboration between two institutes and a research center at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign that will create an integrated farm of the future in the U.S. Midwest. Titled “I-FARM: Illinois Farming and Regenerative Management,” this $3.9 million, three-year […]