Iowa Awards 12 Specialty Crop Grants

Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has awarded more than $334,000 in grants to help grow demand for Iowa’s specialty crops. Specialty crop block grant funding is made available through a partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture. The funded projects address cut-flower production, no-till vegetable production, blueberry establishment, food safety, irrigation sensors, winemaking, local food promotion, and more.