New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets in partnership with the New York Farm Viability Institute (NYFVI), is now accepting applications for projects to utilize up to $600,000 under the Specialty Crop Block Grant program through a competitive bid process. The program is funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
The Department and NYFVI are seeking proposals for research and grower education projects that aim to enhance specialty crops in New York State. New York State’s specialty crops include fruits, vegetables, dried fruits, hops, maple syrup, honey, horticulture and nursery crops.
A 90 minute webinar will be held on Monday January 23rd at noon.
Applications are due Tuesday, February 14, 2017.
For application details, check here.