United States Department of Agriculture


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United States Department of Agriculture (USDA),

n.pr established in 1862, USDA is responsible for the safety of meat, poultry, and egg products. It conducts ongoing research in areas from human nutrition to new crop technologies and also helps ensure open markets for U.S. agricultural products.
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Hawaii - The agency's Southwest Region and Hawaii's Big Island Invasive Species CommitteeThis is an external link or third-party site outside of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) website.
Minnesota - The Superior National Forest in Minnesota is partnering with the Northern Bedrock Conservation CorpsThis is an external link or third-party site outside of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) website.
Corn-club work was conducted in cooperation with school officials and teachers in rural communities and supervised by state agents in agricultural colleges who represented both the United States Department of Agriculture and the college (True, 1915).
It should be noted that although corn clubs were exclusively open to boys until the 1920s, women were employed as leaders of corn clubs throughout the club history (Knapp, 1910; United States Department of Agriculture 1923).
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.
In nationwide testing performed by the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Termidor continues to out-perform every other professional termite control product, providing effective, long-lasting control of and defense against termites.
At Plum Island Animal Disease Center (PIADC), the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) (Agricultural Research Service and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services) are successfully coordinating research and diagnostics programs as part of a broad joint strategy developed by DHS and USDA to protect the nation against the intentional or accidental introduction of foreign animal diseases.

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