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Agency URL: http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome

The Department of Agriculture works to improve and maintain farm income and to develop and expand markets abroad for agricultural products. The Department helps to curb and cure poverty, hunger, and malnutrition. It works to enhance the environment and to maintain production capacity by helping landowners protect the soil, water, forests, and other natural resources. The Department, through inspection and grading services, safeguards and ensures standards of quality in the daily food supply.

The Department of Agriculture (USDA) was created by act of May 15, 1862 (7 U.S.C. 2201).

This agency has published 29,224 documents since 1994.

Most Recent Significant Regulations

Listing Of All Recent Documents

August 2016

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Comment PeriodClosing Soon

Cotton Board Rules and Regulations:

Grade Standards; Petitions:

10/24/2016

Importation of Plants:

Irish Potatoes Grown in Colorado:

National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program:

New Fee Sites:

Quality and Handling Requirements:

Soybean Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information; Beef Promotion and Research:

State and Zone Designations:

Suspensions and Revisions of Incoming Size-Grade Requirements:

Travel Management Plan:

Other

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Comment PeriodOpening

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals:

Grade Standards; Petitions:

10/24/2016

Increased Assessment Rates:

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