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U.S. Department of Agriculture Lapse in Funding Plans

USDA Agencies have developed the below procedures and contingency plans for use in the event of a lapse in funding. Choose from the following list below to read the plans Agencies have developed.

You can also find more resources from the following links:

USDA Employee Question and Answers for Emergency/Shutdown Furlough (PDF, 145KB)

Office of Personnel Management

Office of Management and Budget

USDA's "Be Prepared" Employee Information Center


Agency Plans:

Office of the Secretary (OSEC) (PDF, 16KB)

Departmental Management (DM) (PDF, 95KB)

National Appeals Division (NAD) (PDF, 36KB)

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (OASCR) (PDF, 25KB)

Office of Budget and Program Analysis (OBPA) (PDF, 23KB)

Office of the Chief Economist (OCE) (PDF, 51KB)

Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) (PDF, 76KB)

Office of Communications (OC) (PDF, 38KB)

Office of Ethics (OE) (PDF, 35KB)

Office of the General Counsel (OGC) (PDF, 28KB)

Office of Inspector General (OIG) (PDF, 45KB)

Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) (PDF, 77KB)

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) (PDF, 135KB)

Farm Service Agency (FSA) (PDF, 76KB)

Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services (FNCS) (PDF, 261KB)

Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) (PDF, 196KB)

Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) (PDF, 129KB)

Forest Service (FS) (PDF, 94KB)

Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) (PDF, 64KB)

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) (PDF, 1.14MB)

Research, Education and Economics (REE) (PDF, 75KB)

Risk Management Agency (RMA) (PDF, 155KB)

Rural Development (RD) (PDF, 142KB)