Animal health related resources, including animal diseases, animal management, and animal health research.
USDA supports the safe and appropriate use of science and technology, including biotechnology, to help meet agricultural challenges and consumer needs of the 21st century.
Reliable and affordable high-speed internet e-Connectivity is fundamental for economic activity throughout the US.
The changing climate presents real threats to U.S. agricultural production, forest resources, and rural economies. USDA is taking steps to create modern solutions to the challenge of climate change.
USDA recognizes that conservation by farmers, ranchers and forest owners today means thriving and sustainable agriculture for our future.
USDA has several agencies that perform research to provide analysis and statistics, including the Economic Research Service, Foreign Agricultural Service, and National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Information about specific disasters and emergencies, how to prepare, recover, and help build long-term resilience, as well as information about USDA assistance during disaster events.
Food and Nutrition
USDA has provided critical nutrition assistance to millions of families. Learn how we are delivering results and working hard to provide a safe, sufficient and nutritious food supply for the American people.
USDA's Forest Service works to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the Nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.
Health and Safety
USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service ensures that our nation's meat, poultry and processed egg supply is wholesome, safe and properly labeled.
Invasive species impact our quality of life, human health, and our ability to adapt to the changing climate.
Whether you're already certified organic, considering transitioning all or part of your operation, or working with organic producers, we have resources for you.
Plant related resources, including research and monitoring, control strategies, USDA's Noxious Weed Program, and technology to manage pest populations.
Recreation resources, including travel tips, rule and requirements for pet travel, guidelines and regulations on importing animals, recreation fees and passes, reports, and publications.
Research and Science
USDA research has supported America's farmers and ranchers in their work to produce a safe and abundant food supply for over 100 years.
Through its Rural Development mission area, USDA provides financial resources and support for rural communities, residents and businesses.
Through research, data and analysis, trade agreements, grants and programs, USDA works to expand and maintain both foreign and domestic markets for American farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses.