Specialty Crop Multi-State Program


Program Background

Created by the 2018 Farm Bill, the 2019 SCMP makes available approximately $10 million to help develop solutions to problems affecting the specialty crop industry across state boundaries. USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) administers the program and competitively awards funds to State departments of agriculture solely to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops by funding collaborative, multi-state projects that address the following regional or national level specialty crop issues: food safety; plant pests and disease; research; crop-specific projects addressing common issues; and marketing and promotion.

Application Requirements

When can I submit an application?

Information for SCMP applications will be posted in 2021.

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