Specialty Crop Block Grants

Cornell to get grant for biological crop protection research for potatoes

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced Oct. 30 that more than $1.2 million in funding will support nine advanced research, ... READ MORE »

North Dakota State receives pair of potato-focused grants

The North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA) announced 27 grants totaling more than $3 million on Oct. 13, a pair of which are geared toward pota... READ MORE »

National Potato Council, United Fresh applaud newly signed Farm Bill

On Dec. 20, the National Potato Council joined with agriculture industry colleagues at the White House as Vice President Pence, Secretary of Agricultu... READ MORE »

Maine potato growers get boost from Specialty Crop Block Grant Program

The federal government is investing more than a half million dollars in Maine to help boost production of crops including state staples like potatoes ... READ MORE »

Over $60M in grants available for specialty crops

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is making more than $60 million in grants available to support farmers growing specialty crops including... READ MORE »

Grants released for potato research

Among the Specialty Crop Block Grants recently released by the USDA were these related to potato research in the following states: Colorado: 1) Partn... READ MORE »

States receive specialty crop block grants for potato research

Colorado:Partner with Colorado Potato Administrative Committee to develop and promote a branded potato that is unique to Colorado to help increase sal... READ MORE »


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