Specialty Crop Block Grant Applications Now Available

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2017 Specialty Crop Block Grant program.  Nonprofits and government agencies that want to apply for these grants have until March 15th to submit their application.

The Specialty Crop Block Gran Program seeks to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops int he marketplace.  it is managed by the department but the funding comes from USDA.

For more information and eligibility requirements visit www.ncagr.gov/markets/scgrant or call Sarah Pearce at 919-707-3158.

A native of the Texas Panhandle, Rhonda was born and raised on a cotton farm where she saw cotton farming evolve from ditch irrigation to center pivot irrigation and harvest trailers to modules. After graduating from Texas Tech University, she got her start in radio with KGNC News Talk 710 in Amarillo, Texas.