USDA Announces Grant Funding for Specialty Crop Multi-State Program

  • On August 18, 2021

On August 6, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the availability of $10 million in competitive grant funding in the 2021 Specialty Crop Multi-State Program (SCMP).

Grants are awarded to state departments of agriculture to fund collaborative, multi-state projects that address food safety, plant pests and disease, research, crop-specific common issues, and marketing and promotion for specialty crops including fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, and horticulture and nursery crops, including floriculture.

For more information, read the announcement here.