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Doing Business with USDA

Because of the diversity and dispersion of agricultural programs, marketing to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) can be a complex undertaking. To assist businesses that are interested in selling their products and services to the USDA, all the necessary information has been compiled in one location — the Doing Business with USDA Kit (March 2005 Edition). Please use the links below to explore the various sections of the kit.

Procurement Procedures and Policies
Describes procurement procedures and policies generally applicable to buying done by USDA.

Programs for Small, Disadvantaged, and Woman-Owned Businesses
Provides information on how to obtain guidance and technical assistance for small businesses interested in participating in the USDA's procurement and program activities.

Types of Products and Services Purchased
Categorizes the types of goods and services that USDA agencies procure.

Vendor Registration Information
Details how contractors can register to do business with the U.S. Federal Government.

Qualification Requirements
Lists qualification requirements for various goods and services.


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