Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers

To reverse the decline of socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers across the United States.

The intended outcome is to encourage and assist socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers to own and operate their own farms and ranches, participate in agricultural programs, and thus allow them

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to become an integral part of the agricultural community and strengthen the rural economy.

Agency - Department of Agriculture

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.

Office - Contact appropriate USDA State Office listed in Appendix IV of Catalog.

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