UW-Madison Launches National Agricultural Innovation Prize
As the world’s population continues to rise, the need for sustainable and secure food systems also increases. A new student contest sponsored by UW-Madison highlights the value of long-term solutions in agriculture. The contest involves teams of undergraduate and graduate students across the country submitting proposals and business ideas to address challenges in 21st-century agriculture, such as food scarcity, transportation and sustainability. The Howard G. Buffet Foundation is providing the prize of $100,000 to the winner.