Specialty Crop Block Grant

Under the 2008 Farm bill, the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) receives grant funding from the United States Department of Agriculture to enhance the competitiveness of Utah’s specialty crops (fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture and nursery crops).

In order to seek out program enhancing projects, UDAF conducts an annual competitive application process to award grant funds to eligible and top scoring candidates. For a complete list of specialty crops visit: https://www.ams.usda.gov/services/grants/scbgp/specialty-crop

Applications for the 2017 grant are due no later than May 5th, 2017. For further information about the application process contact: Andy Pierucci at 801-538-4913 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2017 Specialty Crop Block Grant Application