Established in 1862, the Department of Agriculture serves all Americans through anti-hunger efforts, stewardship of nearly 200 million acres of national forest and rangelands, and through product safety and conservation efforts. The USDA opens markets for American farmers and ranchers and provides food for needy people around the world.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Required documentation will be specified in the Declaration of Emergency issued by the Secretary of Agriculture. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. N/A
Required documenation will be specified in the Declaration of Emergency issued by the Secretary of Agriculture.
9 CFR parts 50-54; Plant Protection Act, Title IV, Section 415(e).
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Time period of availability will be specified in the Declaration of Emergency issued by the Secretary of Agriculture. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Electronic Funds Transfer or paper check.
Post Assistance Requirements
No reports are required.
No audits are required for this program.
Record requirements will be specified in the Declaration of Emergency issued by the Secretary of Agriculture.
(Direct Payments with Unrestricted Use) FY 12 $1,658,467; FY 13 est $547,720; and FY 14 est $547,720 - N/A.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices.
Susan Murphy 4700 River Road
Suite 3D04.15, Riverdale, Maryland 20737 Email: Susan.A.Murphy@aphis.usda.gov Phone: 301-851-2859
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