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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 27,734 documents since 1994.

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Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

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

Agricultural Bioterrorism Protection Act of 2002:

Assessment Rates:

Changes to the Salmonella and Campylobacter Verification Testing Program:

Cotton Research and Promotion Program:

Fee Increases under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act:

Gypsy Moth Generally Infested Areas:

Import Programs:

Marketing Orders; Suspensions;

Proposed New Fee Sites:

Proposed New Fees Site under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act:

Treatment Evaluation Documents:

Web-Based Self-Reporting Tools:

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