Winfield Elementary Program Included The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the rewarding of the 2017 Specialty Crop Block Grants (SCBG) to West Virginia. Thirty-one projects were submitted to the West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) for competitive review. Twelve of those were selected to share $230,000 in funding. The purpose of the SCBG program is to solely enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops. Specialty crops are defined as “fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits,…"WV Gets More Than $230,000 In Specialty Crop Block Grants"