America’s Diverse Family Farms
Family farms make up 99 percent of America’s 2.1 million farms and 89 percent of agricultural production.
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Agriculture is full of exciting and rewarding opportunities. Farming is a tough job, but at the heart of it all, you'll see a vibrant community contributing to the future of our nation's health and food security.
USDA Disaster Resource Center
Find information about specific disasters, and emergencies. Learn how to prepare, recover, and build long-term resilience, and find Federal assistance during disaster events.
Whether you're already certified organic, considering transitioning all or part of your operation, or working with organic producers, we have resources for you.
Food Safety Recalls
FSIS monitors recalls of meat and poultry products produced by Federally inspected establishments. This page has information about those recalls that are still in progress as well as any public health alerts issued.
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We provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on public policy, the best available science, and effective management. See a complete list of our agencies and offices.
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Learn how to prepare, recover, and build long-term resilience, and find Federal assistance during disaster events.
Farmers and Ranchers, this is your voice, your opportunity to be heard and help shape the future of agriculture.
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