The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development today announced a public input opportunity regarding the Michigan Specialty Crop Block Grant Program.
Public input is being sought to help ensure effective program priorities. Comments should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 p.m. on December 27, 2019.
The MDARD Specialty Crop Block Grant Program is federally funded and awards funds to projects to enhance the competitiveness of Michigan specialty crops. Specialty crops include fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery crops (including floriculture).
Last year, funding priorities were focused on Market Enhancement; Research; and Training and Education.
Source: Michigan Government