USDA Seeking Specialty Crop Industry Feedback

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Last week, USDA announced a new initiative designed to address challenges for our country’s specialty crop industry regarding market competitiveness.

Deputy Secretary Xochitl Torres Small discusses outreach for specialty crop industry input through the Specialty Crop Competitiveness Initiative.

Deputy Secretary Torres Small says they are seeking specialty crop industry feedback.


USDA encourages U.S. specialty crops stakeholders to submit comments on how USDA can better support and meet the needs of the industry. To submit a comment, visit the Request for Information posted in the Federal Register. Comments are due by March 8, 2024.

Click here to view a new specialty crops-dedicated webpage designed to provide information on the initiative.