Specialty crops are defined as fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, Christmas trees, turfgrass/sod, nursery, and greenhouse crops, including floriculture. Eligible plants must be cultivated or managed and used by people for food, medicinal purposes, and/or aesthetic gratification (i.e. crops used for animal feed are not eligible). Processed products shall consist of greater than 50% of the specialty crop by weight, exclusive of added water.
The following have been identified as funding priorities for the SCBGP for Georgia:
For program outcomes and indicators, see: https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/SCBGPPerformanceMeasures.pdf#page=1