USDA Calls for Peer Reviewers for Proposals to Help Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers Grow their Businesses and Access USDA Programs

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture seeks qualified individuals to serve as peer reviewers to evaluate proposals that support socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers. Panelists will review fiscal year 2020 proposals for the Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers Program (also known as the 2501 Program). This program is administered by USDA’s Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement (OPPE).