DOAG: Speciality Crop Block Grant-FB Program

Connecticut Department of Agriculture's
Specialty Crop Block Grant Program

The Connecticut Department of Agriculture annually solicits concept proposal for projects that solely enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops.  Specialty crops are defined by the USDA as fruits and vegetables, dried fruit, tree nuts, maple syrup, honey, horticulture, and nursery crops. 


Projects must impact and produce measurable outcomes for the specialty crop industry and/or the public.   Submitted projects cannot begin until after January 1 annually and must be completed by September 29 within three years of the award.  The maximum award is $75,000.  



2015 Program Information: Coming after February 1, 2015.


For more information or specific questions regarding the CT Department of Agriculture's Specialty Crop Block Grant-FB Program, contact Jaime Smith at 860-713-2559 or .
Information on past CT Specialty Crop Block Grant awards: Past Project Awards for Connecticut, 2006-2013   (.pdf, 12pgs)