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About Us

The purpose of the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) is to solely enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops. Funding for this program is made available from the United States Department of Agriculture through authorization from the Specialty Crops Competitiveness Act of 2004 as amended by the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (Farm Bill). The Market Development Division of the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce is responsible for administering this program.

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If you have questions about the program contact:
Susan Head
Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce
PO Box 1609
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 359-1196
susan@mdac.ms.gov

 

If you have questions about this website or its content contact:
Rick Noffsinger
Office of Agricultural Communications
PO Box 9625
Mississippi State, MS 39762
singer@ext.msstate.edu

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Dr. Rick Snyder
Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center
P.O. Box 231
Crystal Springs, MS 39059
(601) 892-3731
ricks@ext.msstate.edu

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