About the Precision Ag Connectivity Task Force
The Task Force for Reviewing the Connectivity and Technology Needs of Precision Agriculture in the United States (Precision Ag Connectivity Task Force or Task Force) will provide advice and recommendations for the FCC on how to assess and advance deployment of broadband Internet access service on unserved agriculture land to promote precision agriculture. Congress directed the FCC, in consultation with the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, to establish the Precision Ag Connectivity Task Force in the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 (2018 Farm Bill).
The FCC is in the process of establishing the Task Force, which is subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Task Force will perform duties and submit reports consistent with section 12511 of the 2018 Farm Bill. All information related to the Task Force will be available on this webpage.
- Section 12511 of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018
- List of all Federal Programs or Resources for the Precision Ag Connectivity Task Force
June 17, 2019 - News Release
Chairman Pai Forms Precision Agriculture Task Force
June 17, 2019 - Public Notice
FCC Announces Precision Ag Connectivity Task Force, Seeks Applications