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Successful Grant Applicants Announced

Successful Grant Applicants Announced

We’re excited to share that 375 successful recipients will be receiving a total of $9.7 million in funding through the Farms of the Future grant program. These funds will be utilised to procure approved connectivity solutions and cutting-edge digital Agtech devices, signifying a significant leap forward in the adoption of agricultural technology in NSW.

The average grant amount per recipient is $25,900, emphasising the substantial support extended through this Agtech training and adoption initiative. The successful grant recipients, categorised by their respective Local Government Area (LGA), are:

Local Government Area  SUCCESSFUL GRANT RECIPIENTS
Armidale 73
Ballina 11
Byron 8
Lismore 27
Cabonne 83
Orange 6
Carrathool 34
Griffith 24
Leeton 24
Moree 54
Narrabri 43

 

The Farms of the Future (FoTF) program aims to foster tech-enabled agricultural production and monitoring, by enhancing connectivity and implementing sensor equipment to drive increased productivity, and the sustainable use of agricultural resources.

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) leads this transformative initiative, funded by the NSW Government’s Regional Digital Connectivity program.

We're proud of the remarkable success of the program and extend our gratitude to all participants for their commitment to embracing the opportunities available through adopting new Agtech devices and enhanced connectivity, thereby revolutionising the agricultural landscape in our regions.

For further details or inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact NSW DPI at fotf@dpi.nsw.gov.au or Farms of the Future Grants Program | Department of Primary Industries (nsw.gov.au)

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