Agricultural Innovation Prize Competition Open

The Howard G. Buffett Foundation and the University of Wisconsin-Madison have announced the launch of the 2014 Agricultural Innovation Prize...

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The Howard G. Buffett Foundation and the University of Wisconsin-Madison have announced the launch of the 2014 Agricultural Innovation Prize in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture.

The competition is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students across all academic disciplines and runs through spring 2014, when 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 encourages student teams to develop innovative plans to address social and agricultural challenges within food systems, improving the standard of living and quality of life for the world's population.

To download the press release, please visit this page.

Additional information is available on the website, http://agprize.com

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