Executive Department

Department of agriculture

Main purposes

  • What does this department/agency do today? Helps farmers improve their incomes and expand their markets.

Mission

  • We provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management.

Symbol

The official symbol

History

  • (May 15 1862) Helps farmers improve their incomes and expand their markets and to provide financial credit.

  • Abraham Lincoln invented it.

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Head of Department

  • Tom Vilsack Is the secretary

  • To safe guard are food supply and they must know things about agriculture.

  • The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), also known as the Agriculture Department, is the U.S. federal executive department responsible for developing and executing federal government policy on farming, agriculture, forestry, and food

Structure

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Budget

  • To our food supply and farmers also we spend 24 billion dollors.

Current Issues

  • Should food stamps be dismembered also is horse slaughter right to do.
150th Anniversary of the United States Department of Agriculture