The Edmond Sun

March 15, 2014

Specialty crop grants a available


Special to The Sun

EDMOND — The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry has funding available for grants to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops according to Agriculture Marketing Coordinator Jason Harvey. Grants are available to develop new and improved specialty crop seed varieties, enhance food safety, expand marketing of specialty crops or increase child and adult nutrition knowledge and consumption of specialty crops. Applications must be submitted by April 18. Specialty crops include many fruit, nut, vegetable, herb and cut flower crops.

Go to http://www.ag.ok.gov/mktdev/scg.htm for details, or call Jason Harvey at 522-5563. Email him at jason.harvey@ag.ok.gov.