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Become a Qualified Vendor for USDA Food Commodities Purchases Part 1 and Part 2

  • Friday, February 02, 2024 4:19 PM
    Message # 13309880

    The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Commodity Procurement Program at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) invites you to two live, interactive webinars on becoming an approved USDA food vendor.

    AMS purchases approximately $6 billion of U.S. grown and processed foods annually for domestic and international food assistance programs. USDA purchases over 300 different food products that directly support the nutritional needs of millions of school children, families and other qualified individuals.

    The first FREE webinar will take place Feb. 15, at 2-3 p.m. ET to discuss how your company can become an approved vendor and participate in these purchases that support American agriculture. The second FREE webinar will be presented a week later onFeb. 22, at 2-3 p.m. ET and discuss what approved vendors need to know to submit their first bid and be successful for future bids.

    Andrea Lang and Diana Dau David, New Vendor Specialists for the AMS Commodity Procurement Program, will be presenting on the following topics:

    • Overview of the Administrative Application
    • Roles and Responsibilities of Reviewing Officials
    • Technical Requirements
    • Best Practices after Approval
    • Frequently Asked Questions

    Registration is required and space is limited. Once you register using the links below, you will be provided the opportunity to submit questions.

    If you have questions about the registration process, contact Andrea Lang at or Diana Dau David at

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