United States Department of Agriculture
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management.
Despite its mission statement, for fiscal year 2008, 59% of its budget is for food assistance programs, and 19% of its budget is for farm and commodity programs. Less than 6% of its budget is spent on research.
- Agricultural Adjustment Administration
- 4-H - A youth organization administrated by the USDA
- Ware group
- Agricultural Research Service