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 Animal Health

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. USDA plays a key role in assuring that products produced using biotechnology are safe to be grown and used in the United States. Once these products enter commerce, USDA supports bringing these and other products to the worldwide marketplace.


Resources for emergencies, disasters, and assistance.

 Education and Research

Resources for research related information.


Comprehensive information on energy-related programs, funding opportunities, and technical support across all USDA agencies and offices.

 Employee Services

Employment and internship information for USDA career-minded applicants.


The Ethics Office is the centralized office responsible for coordinating and implementing USDA’s Ethics program throughout the Department

 Farm Bill

Learn more about the 2008 Farm Bill and view a side-by-side comparison of the old bill and new one.

 Food and Nutrition

Food and nutrition related resources, including nutrition programs and education, food assistance, and Dietary Guidelines.

 Food Safety

A collection of resources for food safety related topics, including food recalls and inspection, food handling, and food security.


A collection of resources related to forests and forestry, including research and development, assistance programs, and the Healthy Forests Initiative.

 Jobs and Careers

View positions within USDA and other employment related resources.

 Laws and Regulations

A one-stop location for laws and regulations resources. Learn about labeling and packaging, food distribution, organic certification, and patents and licensing.

 Marketing and Trade

A collection of resources for marketing and trade related topics, including exporting and importing goods, market research, and trade and policy.

 Natural Resources and Environment

A collection of resources for environment and natural resource related topics, including forests and forestry, conservation, and recycling and waste management.

 Organic Agriculture

A collection of resources for organic agriculture related topics, including benefits of organic certification, financial resources for farmers, research and education, production and conservation assistance, as well as economic and market information.


USDA administers farm commodity and conservation programs. It also makes loans to farmers and ranchers who are unable to obtain conventional credit. USDA reaches out to people, especially the underserved, who can benefit from its programs and services.

 Plant Health

Plant health related resources, including plant diseases, plant management, and plant health research.

 Rural and Community Development

Resources related to rural development, including housing financing, economic development, and assistance for producers and cooperatives.

 Travel and Recreation

Travel safety, planning, and recreation resources.