DEADLINE: Participating State departments of agriculture will accept SCMP applications from multi-state partner applicants until 5pm Eastern Monday, September 25, 2017

The deadline for TDA to submit applications to USDA is October 24, 2017. 

Submission: Email all required documents set forth in the RFA to Grants@TexasAgriculture.gov

Legislative Authority
Legislative authority for the Specialty Crop Multi-State Program (SCMP) is provided under section 101 of the Specialty Crops Competitiveness Act of 2004 (7 U.S.C. 1621 note), as amended under section 10010 of the Agricultural Act of 2014, Public Law 113-79.

Program Scope
Multi-state projects under this section are authorized for projects involving:
(1) Food safety;
(2) Plant pests and disease;
(3) Research;
(4) Crop-specific projects addressing common issues; and
(5) Any other area that furthers the purposes of this section, as determined by the Secretary.



Grant Program Questions:
Sean Hilbe
Grant Coordinator - Primary Contact
(512) 463-6616



What are the application requirements?

You can find the requirements for preparing an application in the most recent Request for Applications.