Pa. Dept. of Ag: $1.4 Million To Help Specialty Crop Market
July 22, 2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is seeking projects that strengthen the state’s competitiveness of horticultural specialty crops and combat food system shortfalls associated with COVID-19. Proposals, due July 30, 2021, are for the special allocation of the federal Specialty Crop Block Grant (SCBG) Program, which is administered by the state.
The federal Specialty Crop Block Grant Program is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service. Under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, Congress awarded nearly $1.4 million in stimulus funding to the...