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Ag Department Proposal Deadline Tomorrow

$1 Million in Grants For Boosting Sales and Quality of Pennsylvania Vegetable, Fruit, Nut, Nursery Crops

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is accepting proposals for $1 million in grants to increase the competitiveness of the state’s horticultural specialty crops including fruit, nut, vegetable, nursery, honey, and floral products. Projects will be funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop Block Grant program, which is administered by the state.

“Pennsylvania leads the nation in floriculture, mushrooms, and other specialty crops,” said Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding. “These grants feed Pennsylvania grower profits by increasing product quality and...

 

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