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:
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Farms of the Future Grants Program | Department of Primary Industries (nsw.gov.au)
The NSW Government opened the Farms of the Future grants program on 3rd February 2023, which provided up to $35,000 to eligible farm businesses to purchase the latest Agtech equipment and connectivity solutions to address their farm needs.
Applications opened 3rd February 2023
Applications closed 31st August 2023
Claim period closes 29th February 2024
Program closes 30th June 2025
The grants are closed and no further grants will be available.
Please refer to the programs Grant Guidelines for the full official information on eligibility including terms and conditions.
The Farms of the Future program is delivered by the Department of Primary Industries and funded through $48 million from the NSW Government’s Regional Digital Connectivity program.