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U.S. Department of Agriculture

A department in the United States charged with assisting farmers and ranchers. The USDA inspects foods for safety, promotes rural development (for example, by providing mortgages outside cities) and conducts research. It was established in 1862.
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To meet this need, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has created the National Animal Identification System (NAIS) as a means to rapidly trace sick animals to the source of infection and to find other animals that have been exposed to the illness.
The SABI Mobile System is currently used to power the "Ag Certification Network" for the United States Department of Agriculture.
The United States Department of Agriculture, Animal Plant Health Inspection Services, Veterinary Services has also selected Orion Health's Rhapsody Integration Engine to help its National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN) integrate test results and track animal diseases.
Farrish joins Everton from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), where he served as Deputy Administrator for Commodity Operations for the Farm Service Agency.
Orion Health, a leading provider of clinical workflow and integration technology for the healthcare sector, announces today that the United States Department of Agriculture, Animal Plant Health Inspection Services, Veterinary Services has selected Orion Health's Rhapsody Integration Engine to help its National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN) integrate test results and track animal diseases.
SNP content will be developed in close collaboration with scientists at three organizations: the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS), the University of Missouri-Columbia (MU) and the University of Alberta (UA).
Hatteras Networks(TM), the Mid-Band Ethernet(TM) services specialist, today announced that its market-leading HN4000 and HN400 Ethernet over copper service solutions, have earned technical acceptance from the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) division of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Optimus Solutions, a comprehensive IT products and solutions provider, announces its new office in Denver has won a big Information Technology (IT) implementation with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Acacia Research Corporation (Nasdaq:CBMX) (Nasdaq:ACTG) announced today that its CombiMatrix group has been invited to attend the Joint United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Diagnostic Roadmap Meeting to be held on June 8, 2006 at the DHS Plum Island Animal Disease Center.

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