The Specialty Crop Block Grant Program funds projects that aim to enhance the production and competitiveness of Specialty Crop industries in Massachusetts.

Through H.R. 133, USDA will be distributing additional funds for a second round of FY21 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program funding. Projects addressing COVID-19 priority areas will receive preferential scoring. MDAR is collecting feedback from the agricultural community to set the priority areas that will be outlined in the second round FY21 Specialty Crop Block Grant RFR.

Your response to this survey will help determine the priority areas for the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. MDAR will be accepting responses until June 18, 2021. Questions, contact Keri.Cornman@mass.gov.