Government Contract | Hawaii
Available Funds for Specialty Crops in Hawaii for FY 2016

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000498221

Bid Title: Available Funds for Specialty Crops in Hawaii for FY 2016

Agency Bid No. Title: RFP-16-01-ADD

Received Date: 03/01/2016

Close Date: 04/08/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The Agricultural Act of 2014 (2014 Farm Act), was signed on February 7, 2014, and will remain in force through 2018. The 2014 Farm Act reauthorized specialty crop block grants with increased funding, with the amount of the grant to the states based on the value and acreage of specialty crop production in the state. The grants were authorized through the 2014 Farm Bill as part of an effort to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops and provide resources to strengthen American agriculture.These grants are to be utilized by state departments of agriculture solely to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops. The SCBGP is administered by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), which is required to report on the outcomes of the SCBGP at a national scale to demonstrate the performance of the program. To meet this requirement, the AMS has published new performance measures that must be included in the proposals submitted in response to this solicitation. The new performance measures are detailed in the document, The Fiscal Year 2 0 1 6 S p e c i a l t y C r o p B l o c k G r a n t P e r f o r m a n c e E v a l u a t i o n , which is attached to this RFP. If the indicators listed are not relevant to a project, a project-specific indicator(s) may be developed, subject to AMS approval prior to an award. Offerors must read and comply with the attached The Fiscal Year 2016 Specialty Crop Block Grant Performance Evaluation

Product Codes: 96103, 95802

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Hawaii- Department of Agriculture

State: Hawaii

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Sharon Hurd, Agricultural Development Division Market Development Branch, 1428 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96814

Phone: 808-973-9576

Fax: 808-973-9613




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