DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
AGAR ADVISORY NUMBER (NO.) 71B
The U.S. Small Business Administration
The U.S. Department of Agriculture
PURPOSE: This Agriculture Acquisition Regulation (AGAR) Advisory supersedes AGAR Advisory 71A, Revision 01 dated February 23, 2009, and updates the Partnership Agreement (PA) between the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Small Business Administration (SBA). The agreement helps to expedite the award of contracts pursuant to Section 8(a) of the Small Business Act (15USC 644, as amended). It will also replace the previous PA issued during calendar year 2009.
If you have questions regarding this advisory, please contact Robert Niedzwiecki, Acting Chief of Procurement and Policy Division at Robert.Niedzwiecki@da.usda.gov or by phone at (202) 720-3211 or contact Donna Calacone, Procurement Analyst by phone at (202) 205-4036 or email (Donna.Calacone@da.usda.gov).
This advisory is available at http://www.usda.gov/procurement/policy/advisories.html
EXPIRATION DATE: This advisory will remain in effect until cancelled.