Specialty crops get $118 million for promotion and research

The Agriculture Department announced $118 million in grants for research and market-building for specialty crops – fruits, vegetables, horticulture, nuts and nursery crops. The money was split between $66 million in block grants to states, to support 838 projects, and $51.8 million for research. “It’s a broad array of ways we are helping the industry,” said Agriculture… » Read More

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