The Massachusetts Department of Agriculture, in collaboration with the USDA Specialty Crop Block Share Program in 2011. Any producer, individual or business located in Massachusetts that schedules and successfully completes their initial USDA GAP/GHP audit can apply for cost-share reimbursement. Qualified applicants may be eligible to receive up to a maximum of $750.00 per calendar year.
Financial and development support for USDA GAP education program and materials has been provided by the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources as part of an Agriculture Innovation Grant, as well as the USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program.
Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR)
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