On February 8, 2018, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) provided notice to the University of Guelph that all paper and/or electronic records associated with agreements awarded by the following, must be retained until further notice from the USDA that the records freeze is lifted:
- Agricultural Research Service
- Economic Research Service
- National Agricultural Statistics Service
The letter asks that the University of Guelph disseminate this letter broadly within our organization.
When we receive notice from USDA lifting the disposal freeze, a new Research Alert will be disseminated to the University of Guelph research community. In the meantime, please do not destroy or delete any existing paper and/or electronic records associated with agreements awarded by the USDA Agricultural Research Service, Economic Research Service and National Agricultural Statistics Service.
If you have questions or concerns related to this notice, please contact Randy Ragan, Manager, Legal Review at:
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