The purpose of this cooperative partnership agreement program is to deliver training and information in management of production, marketing, and financial risk to U. S. agricultural producers.
The program gives priority to educating producers of crops currently not insured under Federal crop
insurance, specialty crops, and underserved commodities,including livestock and forage.
A maximum of 110 cooperative partnership agreements will be funded, with a minimum of ten in each of the ten designated RMA Regions.
The maximum award for any cooperative partnership agreement will be 10,00 0. Awardees must demonstrate nonfinancial benefits from a cooperative partnership agreement and must agree to the substantial involvement of RMA in the project.