Specialty Crop Grants Available
February 28, 2018
Applications are now being accepted for North Dakota Department of Agriculture 2018 Specialty Crop Grants.
Eligible applications include enhancing food safety; pest and disease control; developing new and improved seed varieties and specialty crops; and increasing child and adult nutrition knowledge and consumption of specialty crops. Projects that directly benefit specific, commercial products or profit a single organization, institution or individual are not eligible. Specialty crops grown commercially in North Dakota include dry beans, dry peas, lentils, potatoes, confection sunflowers, grapes, honey and various vegetables.
Applications must be submitted by 4 p.m. CDT Thursday, March 15, 2018. The grants will be awarded in late fall/early winter. Projects funded by the grants start October 1, 2018 and must be completed by Sepember. 30, 2020. A manual with application instructions, scoring criteria and an application template can be found on NDDA’s website
. For more information, contact Emily Edlund at (701) 328-2191 or firstname.lastname@example.org