Today’s Topic: Specialty crop block grants available

By on March 29, 2011

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.”

Southern Farm Network logoThis week Commissioner Troxler and Rhonda discuss the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. The program helps fund new projects to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops in the marketplace.

Nearly $1.2 million is available this year through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, which is managed by the NCDA&CS and funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Application deadline is May 20.

Click below to hear Commissioner Troxler and Rhonda talk about these grants, who is eligible and how to apply.

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