Specialty Crop Block Grant Awards Announced

Posted on 09/22/2010 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

USDA announced recipients of block grants to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops. Specialty crops include fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture and nursery crops, including floriculture. Fifty-four grants in this funding round totaling approximately $55 million will fund 827 projects in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Summaries of the awards can be viewed online.