Friday, November 19, 2010
Webinar for USDA's SCBG Program
FREE & Interactive Webinar for USDA's Specialty Crop Block Grant
Thursday, December 16, 2 p.m. ET
This is a unique opportunity for members of the Specialty Crop Industry to take advantage of. On Thursday, Deceber 16th, you can find out what the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program is and how you can apply for grant funds to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops. For additional information please view the webinar’s invitation.
Program Description: The purpose of the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) is to solely enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops. Specialty crops are defined as “fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery crops (including floriculture).”
The focus of the webinar will be to generate interest in the program. The webinar will cover eligible projects, some of the federal restrictions and limitations on grant funds, how to apply through your local state department of agriculture, very general grant application information, and success stories.
The webinar will be recorded and afterwards posted on the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program for viewing at any time.