(Oct. 20) The Nebraska Department of Agriculture is seeking grant proposals from organizations or groups of individuals interested in enhancing the competitiveness of the state's specialty crop industry, according to a news release.

For grant proposal guidelines and application information, e-mail agr.promo@nebraska.gov or call 800-422-6692.

USDA guidance on this program, including specific examples of eligible specialty crops, can be found hereunder "AMS Grant Programs."

Specialty crops are defined as fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, and nursery crops.