The Howard G. Buffett Foundation and the University of Wisconsin-Madison launched the 2014 Agricultural Innovation Prize on October 3rd, 2013. 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 a grand prize of $100,000. At over $200,000 in cash awards, this is the largest student-focused competition in agriculture in the world.
The competition encourages student teams to develop innovative, real-world plans to address social and agricultural challenges within food systems to improve the standard of living and quality of life for the world’s population.
Student entries are due February 28, 2014.