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Accessibility Statement

The Accessibility Statement

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service is committed to making its information accessible to all of its customers and employees. If you are experiencing accessibility issues and need assistance, please call the USDA Service Desk at 1-800-457-3642.  For assistance with publications that include maps, graphs, or similar forms of information, you may also wish to contact your state or local office

Affirmative Action Plans

Architectural Barriers Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. §§ 4151--57)

The Farm Production and Conservation (FAPC) mission area agencies facilities comply with the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA), which requires access to facilities that are designed, built, altered, or leased with Federal funds. Download information on the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Standards (2015). The Access Board is the federal agency responsible for enforcing the ABA. The Access Board's accessibility standards are available on their website as is information about filing a complaint


The USDA TARGET Center can convert USDA information and documents into alternative formats, including Braille, large print, video description, diskette, and audiotape. For more information, visit the TARGET Center's web site or call (202) 720-2600 (Voice/TTY).