SRA wins $500M contract to modernize farm programs

Company will deliver improved business and technology platforms

SRA International has won a $500 million contract to help the Agriculture Department modernize the technology and business processes it uses to serve farmers across the country.

The Application Transformation and Modernization Systems Integrator blanket purchase agreement was awarded through the General Services Administration schedule and will tap into Recovery Act funds, GSA and USDA officials said.

“USDA is committed to improving service delivery and addressing outdated technology issues to meet the needs of our customers,” said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. “We also must provide our dedicated state and county office employees with the tools, information and training to administer [Farm Service Agency] programs.”

FSA will use the contract to modernize how it delivers farm benefit programs and services as part of its Modernize and Innovate the Delivery of Agricultural Systems program.

Goals include streamlining business processes, rapidly implementing new farm programs, modernizing technology platforms, and improving access and convenience for producers, ranchers and farmers.

SRA, of Fairfax, Va., is ranked No. 26 on the 2009 Washington Technology Top 100 list of the largest government contractors.

About the Author

Nick Wakeman is the editor-in-chief of Washington Technology. Follow him on Twitter: @nick_wakeman.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
close
SEARCH
 Top 100 Slideshow
contracts DB

Trending

  • Dive into our Contract Award database

    In an exclusive for WT Insider members, we are collecting all of the contract awards we cover into a database that you can sort by contractor, agency, value and other parameters. You can also download it into a spreadsheet. Read More

  • Is SBA MIA on contractor fraud? Nick Wakeman

    Editor Nick Wakeman explores the puzzle of why SBA has been so silent on the latest contractor fraud scandal when it has been so quick to act in other cases. Read More

Webcasts