Grants for Specialty Crops Available| 3/6/2013
"These grants underwrite projects that promote the production, processing and use of specialty crops in the North Dakota," Goehring said. "We encourage organizations, institutions and individuals to submit proposals on their own or in partnerships."
Goehring listed what is and isn`t eligible. "Some of the eligible applications for this money include developing new and improved seed varieties, reducing distribution costs, investing in specialty crop research, enhancing food safety, pest and disease control and developing local and regional food systems," he said. "Projects that directly benefit specific, commercial products or profit a single organization, institution, or individual are not eligible."
More information can be found at http://www.nd.gov/ndda/program/specialty-crop-block-grant-program.