Agricultural Management Assistance Cost Share Program

Funding Opportunity ID: 290931 Opportunity Number: USDA-FSA-PECD-AMA-2017 Opportunity Title: Agricultural Management Assistance Cost Share ProgramOpportunity Category: DiscretionaryOpportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: AgricultureCategory Explanation: CFDA Number(s): 10.171Eligible Applicants: State governmentsAdditional Information on Eligibility: Agency Code: USDA-FSAAgency Name: Department of AgricultureFarm Service AgencyPosted Date: Jan 03, 2017Close Date: Feb 17, 2017Last Updated Date: Dec 22, 2016Award Ceiling: $500,000Award Floor: $0Estimated Total Program Funding: Expected Number of Awards: 16Description: The Agricultural Management Assistance (AMA) Organic Certification Cost Share Program is authorized under the Federal Crop Insurance Act (FCIA), as amended, (7 U.S.C. 1524) to provide organic certification cost share assistance to certified organic operations (only producers) located in the following sixteen (16) States: Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) administers the AMA using relevant sections of the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 and 2 CFR 200. FSA awards AMA funds to eligible State Agencies, which operate as a pass-through system, by accepting and approving their applications so they can is...
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