RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- A new grant program could mean more specialty crops in Nevada.
The Nevada Department of Agriculture's Specialty Crop Block grant program announced on Monday that new grant funds are now available. Individual agricultural producers, non-profits, agricultural associations, disadvantaged farmers, and anyone wanting to improve the specialty crop industry is encouraged to apply for the grant.
Specialty crops are defined as fruits, vegetables. tree nuts, horticulture, and nursery crops. Letters of intent to apply for the funds are due by April 8.
For more information, contact Katie Jameson at 353-3639.