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NIFA Issued Significant Guidance Documents


Issuing Office

Date of Issuance

Applies to/Interprets

NIFA Final Revised Guidelines for State Plans of Work for the Agricultural Research and Extension Formula Funds

Planning and Accountability, Office of the Administrator, NIFA

1/25/2006 (revised document with same title issued by same office 2/10/2004)

7 U.S.C. 361a et seq., 7 U.S.C. 343(b)(1) and (c), 7 U.S.C. 3221 and 3222

Administrative Manual for the Hatch (Experiment Station) Act as Amended

Office of the Administrator, NIFA

3/2000, supersedes document with same title issued by the Science and Education Administration (Agricultural Handbook 381, 11/1980)

7 U.S.C. 361a et seq.

Administrative Handbook for Cooperative Extension Work, Chapter III Financial Operations

Cooperative Management Staff, Extension Service, USDA


7 U.S.C. 341 et seq., 16 U.S.C. 1671 et seq., P.L. 93-471, 7 U.S.C. 2281 et seq., 16 U.S.C. 582a et seq., P.L. 102-624 (Note: Since 11/1995, policies related to this guidance document are the responsibility of the Office of Extramural Programs)


Contact Information

Members of the public who wish to request that the agency issue, reconsider, modify, or rescind a significant guidance document, or to complain that the agency is not following the procedures in OMB's Bulletin or is improperly treating a significant guidance document as a binding requirement, may do so by contacting Erin Daly.

Additionally, you may submit comments through www.regulations.gov on new or revised significant guidance documents open for comment.