Office of the Chief Information Officer

United States Department of Agriculture

What's New

What's New

November 2018

  • DR3580-004 Securing Remote Access to USDA Information Systems and Client Devices (11/30/18)
  • DR3580-005 Securing Client Devices for International Travel (11/30/18)
  • DR3505-005 Cyber Security Incident Management (11/30/18)
  • DM3505-005 Cybersecurity Incident Management Procedures (11/30/18)
  • DR5200-002 Central Receiving (11/28/18)

September 2018

  • DG0100-002 USDA Departmental Directives Definitions Glossary (09/26/18)

August 2018

  • DR3575-002 System and Information Integrity (08/16/18)
  • DR4040-430  Employee Performance Management (08/15/18)

July 2018

  • SM1076-025 OneUSDA – Foundational Responsibilities for Labor Relations (07/12/18)

March 2018

  • SM1076-023 Strengthening Civil Rights Management Functions (03/09/18)

February 2018

  • SM1076-021 OneUSDA – Foundational Responsibilities for Labor Relations (02/02/18)
  • SM1076-022 Improving Customer Service and Ensuring Departmental Administration Delivers (02/02/18)

January 2018

  • SM1076-019 USDA Departmental Directives System Update (01/04/2018)
  • SM1076-020 Delegations of Authority to the General Counsel (01/04/2018)
  • DM0100-001 Preparing Departmental Directives (01/04/18)
  • DR0100-001 Departmental Directives System (01/04/18)
  • DR1010-001 Organization Planning, Review, and Approval (01/04/2018)
  • DR1521-001 Legal Review and Execution of Settlement Agreements (01/04/2018)
  • DR4080-811-02 Telework Program (01/04/18)
  • DR5200-003 Gift Acceptance Policy (01/04/18)

November 2017

  • SM1076-018 Improving Customer Service and Efficiency (11/14/17)

September 2017

  • SM1076-024 Delegation of Authority for the Organic Certification Cost Share Programs ((09/08/17)

May 2017

  • SM1076-017 Advancing U.S. Agricultural Trade and Improving Service to Agricultural Producers (05/11/17)

January 2017

  • DR9500-013 Conducting Analyses Under the Principles, Requirements, and Guidelines for Water and Land Related Resources Implementation Studies and Federal Water Resource Investments (01/05/17)
  • DM9500-013 Guidance for Conducting Analyses Under the Principles, Requirements, and Guidelines for Water and Land Related Resources Implementation Studies and Federal Water Resource Investments (01/05/17)
  • DR9800-001 Publishing Reports at the Economic Research Service, a Federal Statistical Agency

December 2016

  • DR4300-010 Civil Rights Accountability Policy and Procedures (12/28/16)
  • Form AD-1126, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint was removed from the USDA Approved Computer Generated Forms list as an obsolete form.  It was replaced in 2012 by AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form.

November 2016

  • DR1074-001 Scientific Integrity (11/18/16)
  • DM1074-001 Procedures for Responding to Allegations of Compromised Scientific Integrity (11/18/16)

October 2016

  • DR 2130-008 Changes in Significant Accounting Estimates (10/24/16)
  • DR4300-004 Civil Rights Impact Analysis (10/17/16)
  • DR4230-001 Volunteer Programs (10/20/2016)
  • DR4020-511-001 Position Classification (10/17/2016)
  • DR3300-020 Telecommunications Mission Area Control Officer Roles and Responsibilities (10/13/2016)
  • DR3300-001-C Radio Frequency Management (10/13/2016)

September 2016

  • DR3145-001 Oversight and Management of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA)
  • DR1420-002 Printing Policy (09/08/16)
  • DR1440-002 Press Operations (09/07/16)

August 2016

  • DR2255-001 Indirect Cost Rates Applicable to USDA Federal Awards (08/05/16)
  • DR3080-001 Records Management (08/16/16)
  • DR3465-001 Enterprise Geospatial Data Management (08/05/16)

July 2016

  • DR3300-015 Secure Communication Systems (07/14/16)
  • DR4300-007 Processing Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Complaints of Discrimination (07/12/16)
  • DR3130-013 Information Technology Capital Planning and Investment Control (07/08/16)

June 2016

  • DR3185-001 Enterprise Architecture (06/28/16)
  • DR4120-001 Annual Departmental Civil Rights Training (06/14/16)
  • DR3440-001 USDA Classified National Security Information Program Regulation (06/09/16)
  • DM3440-001 USDA Classified National Security Information Program Manual  (06/09/16)
  • DR3300-006 Network Class of Service and Quality of Service (06/01/16)
  • DR3571-001 Information System Contingency Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning (06/01/16)

May 2016

  • DM3107-001 Management of USDA IT Enterprise Initiatives Procedures (05/18/16)
  • DR3107-001 Management of USDA IT Enterprise Initiatives (05/12/16)
  • DR4050-550-003 Advances in Pay (05/12/16)
  • DR4740-005 USDA Pathways Programs (05/12/16)

April 2016

  • DR3105-001 USDA Chief Information Officers Council

March 2016

  • DR3300-025 Secure Domain Name System (03/18/16)
  • DR3300-001Telecommunications & Internet Services and Use (03/18/16)
  • DR1650-001 Physical Security Program (03/03/16)
  • DR3130-012 Information Technology Cost Estimating (03/04/16)
  • DR4430-004 Workers' Compensation Program (03/08/16)

February 2016

  • DR3130-011 Information Technology Program and Project Manager Certification Requirements (02/04/16)

The following directives have been recently created or amended:

January 2016

  • DR5160-006 Display and Use of the Flag  (12/29/15)

December 2015

  • DR2300-005 Agriculture Travel Regulation (12/08/15)
  • DR3130-010 United States Department of Agriculture Enterprise Information Technology Governance (12/03/15)

Novemer 2015

  • DR1043-055 Permanent Establishmbent of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Science Council (11/19/15)
  • DR3130-009 Non-Major Information Technology (IT) Investments (11/18/15)

October 2015

  • DR4330-003 Nondiscrimination in USDA-Conducted Programs and Activities (10/05/15)

September 2015

  • DR 4040-534-002 Senior Executive Service Pay and Compensation Policy (09/30/15) 
  • DR4040-430-004 Senior Executive Service (SES) Performance Management (08/26/2015)

August 2015

  • DR4410-004 Safety Management Program (08/03/15) 

July 2015

  • DR4080-811-04 USDA Commuter Transit Subsidy Benefits Program (07/29/15)
  • DR4030-335-002 Merit Promotion and Internal Placement  (07/22/2015)

June 2015

  • DR3130-006 USDA Earned Value Management (06/10/15)
  • DR1070-001 USDA Policy Statement on Climate Change Adaptation (06/15/15)
  • DR4300-003 Equal Opportunity Public Notification Policy (06/02/15)
  • DR2510-001 Claims Against the United States (06/04/15)

May 2015

  • DR3170-001 End User Workstation Configurations (05/12/15)
  • DR3180-001 Information Technology Standards (05/12/15)

February 2015

  • DR3130-008 Definition of Major Information Technology Investments (02/27/15)
  • DR3505-003 Access Control for Information and Information Systems (02/10/15)

December 2014

  • DR4430-005 Workers' Compensation Proigram: Return to Work  (12/17/14)

November 2014

  • DR1061-003 USDA Executive Resources Board (11/04/14)

October 2014

  • DR1497-001 Approval of Communications/Information Products and Services (10/29/14)
  • DR2230-001 Reviews of Unliquidated Obligations (10/15/14)

September 2014

  • DR2405-001 Guidance on the Use of Prize Competitions and Challenges (09/30/2014)
  • DR4620-002 Common Identification Standard for U.S. Department of Agriculture Employees and Contractors (09/29/14)  
  • DR4030-001 Section 508 (09/08/14)
  • DR5160-003 Identification Signs (09/03/14)

August 2014

  • DR3540-003 Security Assessment and Authorization (08/12/14)
  • DR3520-002 Configuration Management (08/12/14)
  • DR5160-006 Display and Use of the Flag  (08/07/14)

July 2014

  • DR4200-002 Domestic Violence Prevention and Response Program (7/28/14)
  • 4040-412-001 Leadership Competency Framework and Assessments (07/25/14)
  • DR4740-004 Training Officers Consortium (07/25/14)
  • DR4040-412-002 Training and Development for Supervisors (07/25/14)
  • DR4740-003 Executive Continual Learning Program (07/25/14)
  • DR4600-003 USDA Insider Threat Program (06/30/14)

June 2014

  • DR 4050-531-002 Pay Administration – Superior Qualifications and Special Needs Pay Setting Authority (05/27/14) 

April 2014

  • DR1042-126 Task Force on Agriculture Air Quality Research (04/15/14)
  • SM1076-007 Realignment of the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization; Designation of the Director of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (04/08/14)

February 2014

January 2014

November 2013

  • DR1350-002 Tribal Consultation, Coordination, and Collaboration (01/18/13)
  • DR3460-001 Digital Signage Policy and Procedures within USDA HQ facilities (11/12/13)

October 2013

  • DR3505-005 Cyber Security Incident Management Policy (10/31/13)
  • DR4020-250-001 USDA Human Capital Accountability System (10/28/13)
  • DR3545-001 Information Security Awareness and Training Policy (10/22/13)

September 2013

  • DR4040-430  Performance Management (09/30/13)
  • DR2235-001 Economy Act Agreements (09/27/13)
  • DR4740-002 USDA Cross Training Program (09/26/13)
  • DR5100-003 Real Property Leasing Officer Warrant System (09/25/2013)
  • DR3565-003 Plan of Action and Milestones Policy (09/25/13)
  • DR3580-003 Mobile Computing (09/24/13)
  • SM1076-004 Blueprint for Stronger Service – Loans Receivable Center of Excellence (09/19/13)
  • DR5160-001 Official Symbol and Seal of the Department (09/19/13)
  • DR1043-018 USDA Dam Safety Committee (09/18/13)
  • DR4600-002  Procedures for the Denial or Revocation of Access to National Security Information (09/13/13)
  • SM 1044-010 (HTM) (PDF) (09/09/2013) Establishment of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Bioeconomy Council (BC) and the Bioeconomy Council Coordination Committee (BCCC)

August 2013

  • DR2300-002  USDA Relocation Allowance Regulation (08/26/2013)
  • DR4030-335-002 Merit Promotion and Internal Placement  (08/20/2013)

July 2013

  • SM1072-003 Realignment of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer and the Office of Budget and Program Analysis (07/11/13)
  • SM 1044-009 Addressing Sustainable Forestry in Southeast Alaska (07/02/13)
  • DR4600-001  USDA Personnel Security Clearance Program (07/02/13)

 

June 2013

  • DR3901-001 Space Standards for International Technology Services Personnel and Automated Data Processing Rooms at Customer Locations (06/28/13)
  • DR4330-005 Prohibition Against National Origin Discrimination Affecting Persons with Limited English Proficiency in Programs and Activities Conducted by USDA (06/04/13)

 

May 2013

  • DR3130-008 Definition of Major Information Technology (IT) Investments (05/29/13)
  • DR5160-002 Memorials, Plaques, and Cornerstones; Naming of USDA Facilities (05/29/13)

April 2013

  • DR4200-001  Workplace Violence Prevention Program (04/17/13)
  • DR2200-002 Property, Plant and Equipment (04/02/13)

March 2013

February 2013

  • DR1073-002 USDA Policy for Agroforestry (02/26/2013)

January 2013

  • DR5160-006   Display and Use of the Flag  (01/25/13)
  • DR 3099-001 Records Management Policy for Departing Employees, Contractors, Volunteers and Political Appointees (Revision to 07/02/2012)
  • DR4725-001 Procedures for the Submission of Fingerprints in the Background Investigation Process (01/09/2013)
  • DR1430-002 (01/08/2013) Use of Logos/Marks at the United States Department of Agriculture

December 2012

  • DR1630-002 Use of Alcoholic Beverages and Narcotics in USDA Occupied Space (12/13/2012)

November 2012

  • DR1496-001 Digital Strategy Governance (11/21/12)
  • DR5013-006 [HTM] [PDF] (11/14/12) Use of the Purchase Card and Related Alternative Payment Methods

September 2012

  • DR5600-005 [HTM] [PDF] (09/24/12) Environmental Management

August 2012

  • SM1076-003  Delegation of Authority, Assertion of Privileges in Litigation (08/24/12)

July 2012

  • SM1076-002 Reorganization of Departmental Management (07/20/12)
  • DR3099-001 [HTM] [PDF] (07/02/12) Records Management Policy for Departing Employees, Contractors, Volunteers and Political Appointees

June 2012

  • SM1076-001 Realignment of the Office of Ethics (06/26/12)

May 2012

  • DR3050-001 [HTM] [PDF] (05/11/12) Mail Management
  • DR4740-001 [HTM] [PDF] (02/01/12) USDA Mentoring Program

April 2012

  • SM1069-002 Continuation of the USDA Global Food Security Council (04/25/12)
  • DR5000-004 [HTM] [PDF] (04/04/12) Legal Review of Contractual Actions

March 2012

  • DR4090-920-002 [HTM] [PDF] (03/29/12) Senior Science and Technology Service
  • DR4430-792-1 [HTM] [PDF] (03/12/12) Employee Assistance Program
  • DR 4040-5340-001 [HTM] [PDF] (03/01/12) Senior Executive Pay Setting Policy

January 2012

  • DR3441-001 [HTM] [PDF] (01/18/12) USDA Sensitive Compartmented Information Security Program

December 2011

  • DM1800-001 Incident Preparedness, Response, and Recovery (12/11)
  • DR1800-001  Incident Preparedness, Response, and Recovery (12/11)
  • DR4040-430-003 [HTM] [PDF] (12/28/2011) Senior Executive Service (SES) Performance Management
  • DR3640-001 [HTM] [PDF] (12/09/11) Identity, Credential, and Access Management

November 2011

  • DR4370-002 [HTM] [PDF] (11/28/11) Providing a Receipt for Service or Denial of Service by the Farm Service Agency, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Rural Business Service, the Rural Housing Service, and the Rural Utilities Service.
  • DR1720-001  Audit Follow-up and Management Decision (11/02/11)

October 2011

  • DR4740-001 [HTM] [PDF] (10/18/11) USDA Mentoring Program
  • DR4370-001 [HTM] [PDF] (10/11/11) Collection of race, ethnicity, and gender data for civil rights compliance and other purposes in regard to participation in the programs administered by the Farm Service Agency, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Risk Management Agency, the Rural Business Service, the Rural Housing Service, and the Rural Utilities Service.
  • DR3515-001 [HTM] [PDF] (10/21/11) Use of Web Measurement and Customization Technologies
  • DR3440-001 [HTM] [PDF] (10/05/11) USDA Classified National Security Information Program Regulation

September 2011

August 2011

  • SM1075-001 Delegation of Authority Approve the Memoranda of Understanding between the Land-Grant Universities and USDA Related to Cooperative Extension Programs (08/20/11)
  • SM1072-002 Delegation of Authority Approve Selection of State Cooperative Extension Service Directors and Administrators (08/30/11)
  • DR3903-001 [HTM] [PDF] (08/12/11) Information Discovery and Litigation Support Policy
  • SM1074-001 [HTM][PDF] (08/05/11) USDA Scientific Integrity Policy
  • DR3085-001 [HTM] [PDF] (08/19/11) Vital Records Management Program
  • DR9500-008 [HTM] [PDF] (08/04/11) USDA Policy For Ground Water Quality
  • DR1490-002 [HTM] [PDF] (08/04/11) Creative, Media and Broadcast Policy

July 2011

  • DR1071-001 [HTM][PDF] (07/15/11) Memorandum of Understanding on Environmental Justice and Executive Order 12898
  • SM1072-001 [HTM][PDF] (07/01/11) Delegation of Authority Establish a Competitive Grant Program within the National Institute of Food and Agriculture in Accordance with the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

June 2011

  • DR1073-001 [HTM] [PDF] (06/15/11) Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)
  • DR4720-001 [HTM] [PDF] (06/03/11) USDA Onboarding Requirements
  • DR1070-001 [PDF] (06/03/11) USDA Policy Statement on Climate Change Adaptation

May 2011

  • SM1042-156 [HTM] [PDF] (05/30/11) Authority to Approve Road Construction and Timber Harvesting in Certain Lands Administered by the Forest Service
  • DR1495-001 [HTM] [PDF] (05/23/11) New Media Roles, Responsibilities, and Authorities

April 2011

  • DR4430-792-2 [HTM] [PDF] (04/14/11) Drug Free Workplace Program

February 2011

  • DR1043-027 [HTM] [PDF] (02/07/11) Reestablishment of the National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee
  • DR4050-572-001 [HTM] [PDF] (02/03/11) Payment of Travel and Transportation Expenses for New Appointees and Pre-Employment Interviews
  • DR1043-044 [HTM] [PDF] (02/09/11) Lake Tahoe Basin Federal Advisory Committee
  • DR4040-410 [HTM] [PDF] (02/07/11) Creating Individual Development Plans (IDP)

January 2011

  • DR4080-811-002 [HTM] [PDF] (01/25/11) USDA Telework Program
  • DR4040-451-1 [HTM] [PDF] (01/20/11) USDA Employee Awards and Recognition Program