Pennsylvania Specialty Crop Block Grant

Proposals are due by December 22, 2022.
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is accepting project proposals for $1 million in Specialty Crop Block Grant federal funding to increase the visibility and competitiveness of the state’s horticultural specialty crops including fruit, vegetable, nursery, flower, and nut products. Applicants must submit a full proposal for projects that enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops through nutrition education, technology and trade innovation, conservation, pest and disease management research, food safety or food security enhancement, good handling practices, or organic and sustainable practices. Requests may be made for a minimum of $20,000.