Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture 105,000+ USDA Employees
United States Department of Agriculture The USDA aims to protect natural resources and rural communities and end hunger in the U.S.
The USDA works mostly in the US where food is grown The USDA does some work with other countries. Our country has enough work cut out for them
On May 15, 1862 the USDA was created The USDA Budget for 2011 is 132 Billion (est.)
The USDA was Formed To Protect Americans... ...From Letting This Happen
The USDA is one Big Group That branches off into the following groups that branch out into what we know as the USDA National Organic Program (NOP) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) National Agricultural Library (NAL) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Animal Care (AC) Biotechnology Regulatory Services (BRS) International Services (IS) Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) Veterinary Services Wildlife Services Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIF sA) Economic Research Service (ERS) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) Forest Service (FS) Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) National Finance Center (NFC) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Risk Management Agency (RMA) Rural Development (RD) Office of Community Development (OCD) Rural Housing Service (RHS)
The USDA Does a Great Job Considering they cannot recall food without the companies consent.
Bibliography Works Cited "ARS : Products & Services." ARS : Home. Web. 09 Feb. 2011. <http://www.ars.usda.gov/services/services.htm> . U.S. Department of Agriculture Home Page. Web. 09 Feb. 2011. <http://www.usda.gov/> .