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Animals

Animal health related resources, including animal diseases, animal management, and animal health research.

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Biotechnology

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.

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Climate

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.

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Conservation

USDA recognizes that conservation by farmers, ranchers and forest owners today means thriving and sustainable agriculture for our future.

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Data

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. 

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Disaster

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.

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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.

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Forestry

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.

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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.

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Organic

Whether you're already certified organic, considering transitioning all or part of your operation, or working with organic producers, we have resources for you.

 

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Plants

Plant related resources, including research and monitoring, control strategies, USDA's Noxious Weed Program, and technology to manage pest populations.

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Recreation

Recreation resources, including ravel tips, rule and requirements for pet travel, guidelines and regulations on importing animals, recreation fees and passes, reports, and publications.

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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.

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Rural

Through its Rural Development mission area, USDA provides financial resources and support for rural communities, residents and businesses.

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Trade

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.