Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2013

360  Tarleton State University  (19838)

Principal Investigator: Bertis B Little

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 3,900,000

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): Yes

Start and End Dates: 3/1/13 <> 2/28/14

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: Agriculture

Department, Center, School, or Institute: Sponsored Projects

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: Center for Agribusiness Excellence

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: US Department of Agriculture Risk Management Agency

Program Title: none


The purpose of this Research Suport Agreement is to continue the achievements and success of the Risk Management Agency/ Fedeeral Crop Insurance Corporation data minig and data warehousing efforts and to provide continuity of such operations. Tarleton State University Center of Agribusiness Excellence will conduct research of existing data to detect anolalous behavior suggestive of fraud, waste, and abuse, maintain and augment a single warehouse of crop insurance data and develop software that permits the pattern recognition and mining of specific data related to a crop, geographic area, producer, insurance agent, loss adjuster, or reinsured company to enhance the integrity of the Federal Crop Insurance Program.

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