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State agriculture department to offer specialty crop grants


Last updated 12/22/2020 at 4:29pm

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is now accepting applications for USDA’s Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. USDA partners with state departments of agriculture through the annual grant program to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops in areas including promotion, education, research, trade and nutrition. Specialty crops are defined as fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture and nursery crops including floriculture and sod. 

CDA anticipates that approximately $700,000 will be available for this year’s grant awards, with approved projects starting...

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