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Sunday, April 03, 2016

Specialty Crop Grants available, deadline April 20 - High Plains Journal: Crops

Specialty Crop Grants available, deadline April 20 - High Plains Journal: Crops: The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry is pleased to announce funding opportunities to enhance the specialty crop industry within the state thanks to the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program through the United States Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture Marketing Services. Eligible applicants include non-profit organizations, local, state and federal government entities, for-profit organizations and colleges and universities.
“The Specialty Crop Block Grant Program is a great opportunity to fund research, education and outreach projects that benefit Oklahoma’s specialty crop farmers,” said Jason Harvey, an agriculture marketing coordinator for ODAFF. “These funds also help improve the quality and availability of locally produced fruits and vegetables to consumers.”