specialty crops http://northernpublicradio.org en Illinois Receives Grant to Promote Specialty Crops http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-receives-grant-promote-specialty-crops <p>The USDA is providing more than $630,000 to help strengthen the specialty crop industry in Illinois.&nbsp; The state also is the largest grower of pumpkins in the U.S. The grant will be used&nbsp; to support America's specialty crops producers. Wed, 03 Oct 2012 14:17:52 +0000 Jenna Dooley 19311 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois Receives Grant to Promote Specialty Crops