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The 2014 Agricultural Innovation Prize

The 2014 Agricultural Innovation Prize

February 26, 2014

Do you have a new idea for addressing the challenges in agriculture and food systems? If you do, then go here to enter by February 28, 2014. The competition, sponsored by The Howard G. Buffett Foundation and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students across all academic disciplines. Teams will compete for the chance to win $215,000 in prize money, with a grand prize of $100,000; making this the largest agriculture-focused student competition in the world. The contest will narrow down all of the entries to the top 25 teams who will be invited to the final round, taking place in Madison, WI at the University of Wisconsin – Madison in the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery. If you have a fresh perspective to help address social and agricultural challenges within food systems to improve the standard of living and quality of life for the world’s population, then your ideas are welcome!