Specialty Crop Block Grant available

Thursday, December 6, 2018

The Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) is accepting applications for an estimated $1.5 million in federal funding available through the Specialty Crop Block Grant (SCBG) program. Montana’s SCBG program is available for projects enhancing the competitiveness of Montana specialty crops. Specialty crops include fruits and vegetables, peas, and lentils, as well as horticulture and nursery crops, including floriculture.

Grant proposals are due to the Montana Department of Agriculture by midnight on Feb. 6, 2019. For more information visit scbg.mt.gov or contact Jim Auer, Specialty Crop Block Grant Program Manager, at (406) 444-5424.


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