ERIC Number: ED242482
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: 0
USDA Programs of Interest to American Indians. Revised.
Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC. Office of Governmental and Public Affairs.
The brochure, designed to familiarize American Indian tribal leaders, planners, community leaders, and individuals with more than 50 programs available to American Indians and Alaska Natives, lists benefits, application procedures, and field contact points for United States Department of Agriculture program agencies. The nine sponsoring agencies are the Agricultural Cooperative Service, Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service, Cooperative Extension Service, Farmers Home Administration, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, Food and Nutrition Service, Forest Service, Rural Electrification Administration, and Soil Conservation Service. Among the programs described are the Indian Acute Distress Donation Program, Wool and Mohair Payments Program, contracts with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Land Acquisition Loan Program, Rural Housing Loan Program, Rural Rental Housing Loan Program, Emergency Disaster Loans, Food Stamp Program, Child Nutrition Programs, Special Land Use Programs, Rural Community Fire Protection Program, Rural Telephone Loan Program, Soil Survey Program, Resource Conservation and Development Program. The guide includes addresses and telephone numbers for the 76 Cooperative Extension Service State Offices and the 7 Food and Nutrition Service Regional Offices. (NEC)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Community; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC. Office of Governmental and Public Affairs.
Identifiers: Cooperative Extension Service; Department of Agriculture
Note: Supersedes ED 122 975, the 1975 version of this document.