The Missouri Department of Agriculture is accepting proposals for anticipated funding through the 2019 U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service, Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. Proposals will be accepted from individuals, individual producers, non-profit and for-profit businesses, public and private colleges and universities, agencies, institutions, industry and community based organizations or commercial entities only if the project is focused on research, education, demonstration, or benefits the entire specialty crop industry. Projects must have strong information dissemination and outreach components where the shared results benefit others as well. The department will consider grant awards up to a maximum of $50,000 for a specific project with a two-year grant period.
Proposal deadline is March 5, 2019.