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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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Oregon - A partnership between the Ochoco National Forest, Central Oregon Intergovernmental CouncilThis is an external link or third-party site outside of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) website.
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The Office of Experiment Stations in the United States Department of Agriculture added a Farmers' Institute Specialist to organize institutes for the diffusion of agricultural knowledge to local farmers in 1903.
Detailed reports of various financial transactions undertaken by United States Department of Agriculture and its subsidiaries since 2007.
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Beginning in 2003, the United States Department of Agriculture Small Business Innovative Research program funded research to carry out variety trials on canola cultivars to produce a feasibility study on biofuels and to construct an oilseed pressing facility.
United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
Oatrin was developed by researchers at the United States Department of Agriculture.
ATI's first commercial product is Zeba[R] soil amendment, a product concept that was created initially by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) researchers and has been further developed by ATI through its patents.
and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) are working on a licensing agreement on the company's patent-pending parasitic product, OraPhyte, a product derived from the Company's patented Citroxin product that kills and controls plant-parasitic Nematodes.
A variety of organizations were represented at the workshop, including international government agencies, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the United States Food and Drag Administration (FDA), and consumer groups.

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