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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Training and Presentations

The FNS State Systems team has produced a series of training presentations designed to help state agencies understand and comply with the FNS approval process. These eight on-line presentations correspond to FNS Handbook 901, with information on the key documents or phases in the process.

Resource | Forms

User Access Request Form

Form FNS-674 is used to request access to the USDA Food Program Reporting System (FPRS).  

FNS-674
Resource | Forms

Report of Commodity Distribution for Disaster Relief

FNS Form 292A is to be used to report Commodity Distribution for Disaster Relief. 

FNS-292A
Resource | Report

USDA Listening Session: SNAP Provisions of the 2018 Farm Bill

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) held a listening session regarding the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Farm Bill provisions on March 19, 2019. 181 people registered for the call and 132 people called into the session.

Resource | Nutrition Education

Start Smart with Breakfast

Resource | Legislation

PL 110–234 - Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008

[As Amended Through PL 115–334, Enacted Dec. 20, 2018]
To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes. 

PL 110–234
Resource | Legislation

PL 93-86 - Agriculture and Consumer Protection Act of 1973

[As Amended Through PL 115–334, Enacted Dec. 20, 2018]
The Agriculture and Consumer Protection Act of 1973 authorizes CSFP and mandates an administrative grant per assigned caseload slot to be adjusted each fiscal year to reflect inflation.

PL 93-86
Resource | Legislation

PL 98–92 - Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983

[As Amended Through PL 115–334, Enacted Dec. 20, 2018]
Making appropriations to provide productive employment for hundreds of thousands of jobless Americans, to hasten or initiate federal projects and construction of lasting value to the nation and its citizens, and to provide humanitarian assistance to the indigent for fiscal year 1983, and for other purposes. 

PL 98–92
Resource | Infographics

USDA DoD Fresh in Schools SY 2016-2017

USDA Foods data collected via the WBSCM system and FFAVORS were analyzed to conduct analyses on food purchases and spending at the national and state levels for four school years. These infographics display national data for school years 2016-2017 and include information on USDA Foods direct delivery, USDA Foods bulk for processing, and the USDA DoD Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program.

Resource | Infographics

USDA Foods in Schools Summary by Program SY 2016-2017

USDA Foods data collected via the WBSCM system and FFAVORS were analyzed to conduct analyses on food purchases and spending at the national and state levels for four school years. These infographics display national data for school years 2016-2017 and include information on USDA Foods direct delivery, USDA Foods bulk for processing, and the USDA DoD Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program.