Specialty Crop Block Grant Program to receive $85 million

Directors of 13 Western state ag departments lauded the USDA’s Specialty Crop Block Grant Program during their annual meeting last week. But they also had concerns over some of the new recording requirements to track how projects perform.

The USDA’s Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, lauded by many as a huge benefit to agriculture, is set to receive a funding boost in fiscal year 2018, bringing the total to $85 million.

Source: Specialty Crop Block Grant Program to receive $85 million – – Capital Press