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  • FFAR Awards $540,000 Grant to Minimize Food Waste

      ITHACA and WASHINGTON (March 25, 2019) –The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) awarded a $540,000 Seeding Solutions Grant to Cornell University to develop a way to convert nutritious agricultural waste into snack foods. The FFAR grant has been matched with funding from the New York Apple Association and

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  • Egg-Tech Prize Opportunity to Revolutionize Egg Production, Improve Animal Welfare and Save Billions

    WASHINGTON (March 20, 2019) – The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) today launched the Egg-Tech Prize. FFAR and the Open Philanthropy Project are together offering up to $6 million in prizes to the firm, group or individual who successfully develops a technology that can accurately and rapidly determine

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  • Crop Modeling Project Awarded $5M

    URBANA and WASHINGTON — The University of Illinois’ Crops in silico (Cis) project received a $5 million grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) to continue building a computational platform that integrates multiple models to study a whole plant virtually. “Four crops – corn, soybean, sorghum, and

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