Guam securing grant for specialty crops - KUAM.com-KUAM News: On Air. Online. On Demand.

Guam securing grant for specialty crops

Posted: Updated:

by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - The Guam Department of Agriculture is in line to receive a $183,000 grant from the USDA. Deputy Agriculture Secretary Kathleen Merrigan made the announcement during the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Annual Meeting. The funding is part of block grants to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops, defined as fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery crops including floriculture.

A total of 55 grants are being awarded to several agriculture departments across the country totaling $55 million.

  • NEWS HEADLINESMore>>

  • Guam Guard airmen head to Southwest Asia

    Guam Guard airmen head to Southwest Asia

    Recently, Airmen, from the Guam Air National Guard's 254th Force Support Squadron departed to a deployed location in support of Operation Inherent Resolve in Southwest Asia. They will enhance combat readiness by providing worldwide agile combat support anMore >>
    Recently, Airmen, from the Guam Air National Guard's 254th Force Support Squadron departed to a deployed location in support of Operation Inherent Resolve in Southwest Asia. They will enhance combat readiness by providing worldwide agile combat support anMore >>
  • Governor hosts Legislative Majority senators at Government House

    Governor hosts Legislative Majority senators at Government House

    Governor Lou Leon Guerrero and Lieutenant Governor Tenorio today hosted a breakfast meeting with the Majority members of the Guam Legislature, making it the first official Government House event. The meeting was held to discuss the Administration’sMore >>
    Governor Lou Leon Guerrero and Lieutenant Governor Tenorio today hosted a breakfast meeting with the Majority members of the Guam Legislature, making it the first official Government House event. The meeting was held to discuss the Administration’s More >>
  • Man Arrested in Dededo Purse Snatching

    Man Arrested in Dededo Purse Snatching

    One man accused in a Christmas Eve purse snatching in Dededo is placed under arrest. Eric Jonah Santos Carriaga, 36, is charged with robbery and theft of property. Police said the Chalan Pago man allegedly grabbed the victim’s purse at the parking lMore >>
    One man accused in a Christmas Eve purse snatching in Dededo is placed under arrest. Eric Jonah Santos Carriaga, 36, is charged with robbery and theft of property. Police said the Chalan Pago man allegedly grabbed the victim’s purse at the parking lMore >>
Powered by Frankly