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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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The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the US Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Thursday jointly launched a formal agreement to oversee the production of human food products derived from the cells of livestock and poultry.
ISLAMABAD -- The US Department of Agriculture has launched a project in Pakistan to eliminate fungus aflatoxin, which occur naturally in crops as well as causes liver cancer and stunting in children.
Chicago Board of Trade corn futures ended lower Wednesday as better-than-expected anecdotal yield reports fueled expectations that the US Department of Agriculture might raise its US crop estimate later this month.
The embassy noted that the Food for Progress program is the cornerstone of the US Department of Agriculture's efforts to support sustainable agricultural production in developing countries and promote agricultural trade.
According to US Department of Agriculture (USDA)'s Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS) predicts Australian cherry production in the 2013/14 season is expected to increase by 12%.
Summary: A dairy cow in California has been found to have "mad cow" disease, the US Department of Agriculture has confirmed.
This book, edited by Liu (research chemist, US Department of Agriculture) and Rosentrater (lead scientist, US Department of Agriculture), provides a complete overview of grain-based fuel ethanol production and uses.
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Palmer, National Animal Disease Center, US Department of Agriculture, 2300 Dayton Ave, Ames, IA 50010, USA; email: mpalmer@nadc.ars.usda.gov
Strategically located in Somerset bounty, 220 Davidson is a class A, 160,000 s/f office building with such credit tenants as Prudential, US Department of Agriculture, HBO McKesson, and the American Arbitration Association.
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