Conservation Reserve Program - Technical Assistance
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Federal Grant Title:
CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM - TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
Jul 30, 2010 The Application deadline has been extended by two weeks, from July 15, 2010 to July 30, 2010.
Aug 14, 2010
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Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
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The Farm Service Agency, acting on behalf of the Commodity Credit Corporation, is in need of technical assistance (TA) providers to develop conservation plans for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). This is a competitive cooperative agreement authorized under sect. 1231-1236 of the Food Security Act of 1985, as amended. Up to $800,000 is available for fiscal year (FY) 2010.The primary objective of this cooperative agreement is to hire vendors to provide technical and professional services and support in the form of conservation plan development for the general signup and continuous signup CRP, including the State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement initiative under continuous signup CRP. Services under this cooperative agreement shall be provided on farms in Adams, Douglas, and Whitman Counties in the State of Washington.The estimated projected workload is during July 2010 through January 2011. In accordance with this cooperative agreement the expected number of conservation plans to be performed in Washington State is 250 to 400. The average contract size for SAFE is expected to be approximately 200 acres.