SACRAMENTO, September 27, 2023 — The California Department of Food and Agriculture is accepting proposals for the 2023 Specialty Crop Multi-State Program.
2023 SPECIALTY CROP MULTI-STATE PROGRAM
This is a federal grant program offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Marketing Service. The purpose of the program is to competitively award funds to projects that enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops by funding collaborative, multi-state projects that address regional or national level specialty crop issues, including food safety, plant pests and disease, research, crop-specific projects addressing common issues, and marketing and promotion.
Specialty crops include fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery crops (including floriculture). All prospective applicants are encouraged to review the 2023 Request for Applications.
Additional information about the grant program , including application instructions and templates are available on the CDFA website: Specialty Crop Multi-State Program.
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