Cost Share Program for Planting Hard Cider Apple Cultivars by Greg Peck

A Specialty Crop Block Grant from the Virginia Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services was awarded to the Nelson County Economic Development Office to increase the volume of hard cider apples grown in Virginia. Grant awards are for a maximum of $3,000.

Please contact Maureen Kelley, Nelson County, or 434-263-7015 if you have any questions about this program.

Click the below link to download the application form as a Word Document.


Program Timeline:

January 1 – Announce Program

January 31 – Applications Accepted

February 15 – Announce Awards

May 30 – Deadline for submitting reimbursement request

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