Numerous States Praise Specialty Crop Block Grants

Amanda Bryant Culp Posted on 10/01/2013 by Amanda Bryant Culp

Since the USDA's announcement of FY2013 Specialty Crop Block Grant (SCBG) awards last week many states have shared press releases with us. The SCBG Program is a top priority for NASDA members and helps promote agricultural innovation and improve marketing of specialty crops across the United States.

Alabama: USDA Specialty Crop Block Grants Create New Economic Opportunities and Grow Markets in Local Communities
Colorado: Grants Awarded for Colorado Specialty Crops
Illinois: IDOA Awarded Specialty Crop Grant Funds
Iowa: Northey: Nine Iowa Organizations to Receive Grants to Help Promote Specialty Crops
Kansas: Specialty Crop Block Grants Awarded
New Jersey: Christie Administration Awarded $777,000 in Federal Grant Funds to Promote Garden State Agricultural Products
North Dakota: Goehring Awards $435,000 in Specialty Crop Grants
Oregon: Oregon Receives $1.5 Million in Specialty Crop Block Grant Funds
Pennsylvania: Nearly $1 Million in Federal Grants Awarded to Help Specialty Crop Industry Grow
Virginia: State Announces More Than $450,000 in Specialty Crop Grants for Virginia
Washington:$3.2 Million in Federal Grants for Washington's Specialty Crops
West Virginia: Commissioner of Agriculture Walt Helmick Announces 2013 Specialty Crop Block Grant Award Recipients

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