USDA offers $66.5 million for specialty crop, organic research

A total of $66.5 million is available for work that will benefit specialty crop and organic producers, said the Agriculture Department. The money would cover the cost of research and “extension” — activities that deliver information about improved crops and production practices to growers. Some $49 million would flow through the Specialty Crop Research Initiative and $17.5 million through… » Read More

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