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Selected Results and Impacts
Carnegie Mellon researchers using NIFA funds to build automated farming systems
NIFA funds research and extension on precision ag, geospatial technology, sensing
NIFA's Small Business Innovative Research program funds sensor research projects
NIFA funding helping Auburn commercialize sensors for food inspection
A NIFA-funded project introduces GPS technology to Native American students
Washington researchers use NIFA funds to study the effects of biofuels production on soils.
NIFA-funded research explores the use of GPS-equipped cattle to increase farm productivity.
Since 1992, the NIFA-funded UV-B Monitoring and Research Program has measured incident and dispersed radiation at 29 instrumented sites around the U.S.
NIFA's NRI Soils and Soil Biology program funds sensor work related to soils measurements.
NIFA administers many Congressionally directed funding grants supporting research, education, and extension activities involving sensors.
Land-grant universities conduct research on precision, geospatial, and sensor tech through formula funding (Hatch, Evans-Allen, Animal Health, McIntire-Stennis)
NIFA's NRI and Integrated Food Safety grants fund several sensor projects.
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Last Updated: October 28, 2013
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