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SmartFarm Innovation Network®

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The SmartFarm Innovation Network® is the central platform of the CAIA, creating the agricultural and communities research and communications network throughout Virginia.

Priorities for the SmartFarm Innovation Network® are:

  1. Rapid response to emerging and time-critical incidents for guiding industry and community decisions;
  2. Providing technological solutions and security measures to current and future challenges that limit production efficiencies, economic return, or capacity to adopt environmental or sustainable practices.

Testbed operations: