Center for Digital Agriculture

CDA Annual Conference on March 6th
CDA Annual Conference on March 6th

Join us at iHotel to celebrate the Center’s 5-year anniversary and to explore topics centered around the theme: Future of Digital Agriculture. Free to attend; register today!

New Leadership to Take CDA Into the Future
New Leadership to Take CDA Into the Future

Exciting updates to the leadership team at the Center for Digital Agriculture, including naming UIUC Research Professor John Reid as our new executive director.

CDA REU Program
Now Accepting Applications for 2024 CDA REU

This program brings together students, particularly those from underrecognized communities to work on cutting-edge projects over the summer at UIUC. Apply by March 1, 2024

Master's Degree in Engineering with Concentration in Digital Agriculture
Become a Digital Agriculture expert

The U of I offers the first 100% online Master’s Degree in Engineering and professional certificates programs in Digital Ag.

These programs are an interdisciplinary effort between CDA, College of ACES, and The Grainger College of Engineering.

CDA Celebrates Five Years of Success
CDA Celebrates Five Years of Success

Since our launch in 2018, our center has grown tremendously. Check out some of our key milestones from the last five years.

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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.

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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.