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The Office of Inspector General (OIG) performed an inspection of the Farm Service Agency (FSA) to determine the likely level of sophistication an attacker would need to compromise selected USDA systems or data.
This informational report details control activities implemented to strengthen enforcement of the USDA organic regulations and explains how the Agricultural Marketing Service intends to measure the effectiveness of the new organic regulations.
We reviewed Agricultural Marketing Service's (AMS) controls over the Food Purchase and Distribution Program (FPDP) and determined whether AMS purchased the type and quantity of commodities necessary to mitigate the impact from retaliatory tariffs.
Our work included reviewing and reporting information about the Bioproduct Pilot Program (BPP), from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) through a review of publicly available information, discussions with National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) officials, and a review of relevant documentation obtained from NIFA.