Dr. Girish Chowdhary co-PI and team were awarded $7 million from NSF and US Department of Agriculture for COALESCE (COntext Aware LEearning for Sustainable CybEr-agriculture systems).
Dr. Lisa Ainsworth, CDA Faculty Affiliate and AIFARMS Thrust 3 co-lead is the agency's Distinguished Senior Research Scientist of the Year for 2021.
Dr. Girish Chowdhary has won the 2021 Paul Funk Faculty Award for Excellence in Research from the Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.
Starting in July, high school students age 16 and up, as well as first-year students can enroll in the free two-week summer Precision Agriculture Program.
At the Center for Digital Agriculture at the University of Illinois, we’re helping researchers, educators, farmers, and industries keep pace with the ways technology is transforming how we feed and support a growing global population.
We’re researching everything from the nature of the data itself—its collection, storage, transmission, and analysis—to how the data might be used to optimize areas from precision agriculture to food manufacturing to water use and treatment.