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MDA distributes federal block grants to support specialty crops


MDA distributes federal block grants to promote specialty crops

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) received $704,000 in Specialty Crop Block Grants from the United States Department of Agriculture–Agricultural Marketing Service (USDA-AMS), to oversee research and development projects that increase the competitiveness of fruits, vegetables, nursery crops and other specialty crops.

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