ERIC Number: ED122975
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
USDA Programs of Interest to American Indians.
Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.
Intended to familiarize American Indian tribal leaders, planners, and community leaders with the programs available to Indians through the U.S. Department of Agriculture, this brochure provides information on program benefits, application procedures, and who to contact for further information for 49 programs in the areas of agriculture, community development, environmental conservation, food, and housing. Among the programs are: Agricultural Production and Marketing Program, Beekeeper Indemnity Program, Cotton Payments Program, 4-H Youth Development Program, Farm Operating and Youth Loan Program, Indian Agricultural Extension Contact Program, Business and Industrial Loan Program, Community Development Program, National Operation Mainstream Program, Cooperative Forest Management Program, Emergency Conservation Measures Program, Rural Environmental Conservation Program, Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Program, Child Nutrition Programs, Family Food Assistance Programs, Rental and Cooperative Housing Loan Program, and Rural Housing Loan Program. Also included are brief statements of the purpose of the: Farmer Cooperative Service, Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service, Cooperative Extension Service, Farmers Home Administration, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, Food and Nutrition Service, Forest Service, Soil Conservation Service, Rural Development Service, and Rural Electrification Administration. (NQ)
Descriptors: Agency Role, Agriculture, American Indians, Community Development, Conservation (Environment), Federal Programs, Housing, Land Use, Nutrition, Outreach Programs, Program Descriptions, Rural Extension, Youth Programs
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 001-000-03448-1, $2.80)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.