Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency
The Department of Agriculture is seeking bids on 24 stimulus-related contracts, some of which have direct technology aspects.
In one such instance, the Farm Service Agency (FSA) is spending $50 million to maintain and modernize its information technology system.
This effort is aimed at improving the management, monitoring and performance of current and planned Web-based system networks, hosting environments, applications, databases and reporting capabilities needed to support customer business transactions on United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Common Computing Environment.
As part of this effort, USDA is trying to streamline Farm Service business processes and develop an effective long-term IT system and architecture for the agency’s farm program delivery.
For more information on this Farm Service Agency contract, please see: http://www.recovery.gov/?q=content/program-plan&program_id=7542
For more information on other Agriculture contracts, look at: http://www.recovery.gov/?q=content%2Fagency-recovery-plan&agency_id=005