FREE & Interactive Webinar: Grant Opportunity – Enhancing the Competitiveness of Specialty Crops (Thursday, December 16, 2 p.m. ET): Find out what the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program is and how you can apply for grant funds to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops. For additional information please view the webinar’s invitation. (PDF)
USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Awards Program Description: The purpose of the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) is to solely enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops. Specialty crops are defined as “fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery crops (including floriculture).”
The agency, commission, or department responsible for agriculture within the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands are eligible to apply for grant funds directly to the USDA.
For More information Visit: http://www.ams.usda.gov/AMSv1.0/scbgp