Irrigation Innovation Consortium

The Irrigation Innovation Consortium (IIC) is a collaborative research effort accelerating the development and adoption of water and energy efficient irrigation technologies.

Generating Sustainable Water Management Solutions
The Irrigation Innovation Consortium (IIC) is a collaborative research effort accelerating the development and adoption of water and energy efficient irrigation technologies.

Generating Sustainable Water Management Solutions

Program Contact

Dr. Kathleen Boomer
kboomer@foundationfar.org

Development Contact

Catherine Maxwell
cmaxwell@foundationfar.org

Related grants about Irrigation Innovation Consortium

Irrigation Innovation Consortium Funds Seven Research Projects

Year Awarded  2021

FFAR award amount   $533,126

Total award amount   $1,512,550

Location   Fort Collins, Colorado

Matching Funders   The consortium, which is headquartered at Colorado State University, includes four other U.S. land-grant universities: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Kansas State University, Texas A&M University and California State University-Fresno. The consortium’s founding and sustaining industry partners are: FFAR, Aqua Engineering, Irrigation Association, JAIN Irrigation, LI-COR, Lindsay Corporation, Northern Water, Valmont, Hunter Industries, Toro, Rubicon, Colorado Corn Growers Association and Senniger Irrigation Inc.

Irrigation Innovation Consortium

Year Awarded  2018

FFAR award amount   $5,000,000

Total award amount   $10,000,000

Location   Fort Collins, CO

Matching Funders   Aqua Engineering Inc., Colorado Corn, Colorado State University, Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska (DWFI), Fresno State Center for Irrigation Technology, Irrigation Association (IA), Jain Irrigation, Kansas State Research and Extension - Kansas State University, Lindsay Corporation, Northern Water, Rubicon Water, Senninger Irrigation Inc., Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Valmont

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Insights

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