Section 207(f)(2) of the E-Government Act of 2002
requires each agency to:
Establish a process for determining which information will be made
available on the Internet and by other means;
Develop priorities and schedules for making that information
Make those priorities and schedules available for public comment;
Post the priorities and schedules on the Web site; and
Report the priorities in their annual report to OMB on implementing
the E-Government Act.
This document is provided in partial
fulfillment of these requirements.
has had an active Web site since 1994. Beginning in January 2004, USDA
launched a redesigned Web site providing Citizen-Centered navigation and
content placement, based on our audience analysis and usability studies.
We now offer content to our customers in three ways: Subject, Audience and
My.USDA.gov - customization.
USDA's policy is to make available to
the public content that is deemed cleared for the public domain.
Therefore, USDA's Portal site includes links to all department and agency
news releases and public statements, a wide range of policy documents, and
Federal Register notices, as well as links to other content, including but
not limited to: research papers, educational materials, news releases,
fact sheets, statements, and the common customer statement.