“The future of American farming is going to be multi-faceted,” farmer DeGrandchamp said. “Growers today have to be skilled in engineering, law, HR, small-town politics and now flying robots.”
Deaton said increased student and university involvement are key to addressing hunger and malnutrition worldwide.
The federal funding will go toward work in the field of food efficiency.
The student-run floral shop sells floral arrangements and potted plants.
NPR personality Ira Flatow will be the keynote speaker.
The College of Agriculture Food and Natural Resources runs 1,452 acres on the farm.
Cotton is natural, renewable and biodegradable.
The week's events ended Thursday.