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Farmers' Markets Accepting SNAP Benefits

These resource materials provide the names and locations of Farmers’ Markets that were authorized to accept SNAP benefits during particular months.

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SNAP Employment and Training Letters

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Longitudinal Data Project – Parameters for Participation by Interested States

This document provides instructions and parameters for states interested in participating in the SNAP LDP. The primary focus for states is on sharing the data specified in Section 4015 of the 2018 Farm Bill, which enables research on SNAP participation over time and across state lines.

 

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SNAP Provisions in the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021

On Dec. 27, 2020, the President signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021. Attached is an information memorandum describing the SNAP provisions of that Act.

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SNAP Quality Control

The SNAP Quality Control System measures the accuracy of state eligibility and benefit determinations. Data collected by quality control are also used for program improvement and analysis.

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P-EBT Plan Template Schools

This document is a template to assist states in the development of state plans to operate Pandemic EBT for school children during school year 2020-2021. This document relates to Section 4601 of the Continuing Appropriations Act 2021 and Other Extensions Act.

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CAM Tool User Guide

CAM Tool User Guide - supplements the on-screen help available in the CAM-Tool, itself.  It contains step-by-step procedures and screen displays to illustrate how to capture and analyze the data needed to produce equitable distributions of software development costs to federal and state benefiting programs.

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The Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, Section 4015, Longitudinal Data for Research

The Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 (the 2018 Farm Bill) required the USDA to approve the building of state longitudinal research databases containing eligibility, benefit and demographic information about SNAP households and individual members to enable research on SNAP participation and operation of the program.

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SNAP Payment Error Rates - FY 2018

SNAP Payment Error Rates - Fiscal Year 2018

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Functional Requirements Documents (FReD) for a Model WIC System

Information Systems (IS) in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC Program) support a number of program operations and management functions, such as certifying applicants, monitoring food vendors, tracking participation and expenditures and managing appointments.  The Functional Requirements Document for a Model WIC System (FRED) provides a comprehensive description of functions that can be automated to support the WIC Program.