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Small and Disadvantaged Business

NRCS works with USDA's Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), which was established June 26, 1979 pursuant to Public Law (P.L.) 95-507. Through this work, NRCS fosters the use of small, disadvantaged and women-owned businesses as federal contractors.


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System for Award Management

The System for Award Management (SAM) is the Official U.S. Government system that consolidated the capabilities of CCR/FedReg, ORCA, and EPLS. There is NO fee to register for this site. Entities may register at no cost directly from the SAM website.


NRCS Contact

    Ed Biggers
    Senior Acquisition Advisor
    Small Business Specialist
    Natural Resources Conservation Service
    Room 6202, South Building
    Washington, DC 20250
    Telephone: (202) 720-4102