Beltsville, MD – Heartland Consulting is pleased to announce a task order award with the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Library (NAL). Heartland will provide the NAL with highly skilled search and indexing engineers with Solr and Elasticsearch skills. Heartland assists with the design and implementation of sophisticated data input vehicles, performance improvement, and optimization. By completing these tasks, Heartland has facilitated the NAL’s effort to comply with the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy’s memorandum to make federally funded research more accessible to the public.

Heartland Consulting’s Chief Executive Officer, John English, stated, “We at Heartland are humbled to have had the opportunity to continue to support the mission of USDA/NAL.  During this COVID-19 epidemic, the research and data of USDA and America’s food chain is more important than ever. We are eager to provide support to this vital program.”

Heartland Consulting is an SBA certified 8(a) and a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) that provides management consulting, administrative support, and support services to the U.S. federal government, state and local governments, and commercial firms.