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Ag Dept. Invites Grant Proposals for Horticultural Specialty Crops

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is accepting proposals for projects to increase the visibility and competitiveness of the state’s horticultural specialty crops including fruit, vegetable, nursery, flower, and nut products. Proposals, due Jan. 28, 2022, are for the federal Specialty Crop Block Grant program, which is administered by the state.

Proposals are the first step in a two-part competitive process for the federal Specialty Crop Block Grants authorized under the federal Farm Bill. Commodities that meet the definition of specialty crops include horticultural products such...


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