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150th Anniversary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

By President of the United States

Today, USDA continues to serve the public interest by providing leadership on agriculture, natural resources, safe and nutritious food, research, and a broad spectrum of related issues.

With partners across the public sector and throughout industry, USDA is working to develop and expand markets for agricultural products, grow our businesses and our economy, and protect the quality of our food supply and our environment. As part of the White House Rural Council, the Department is striving to expand opportunity for millions of families by promoting job growth and investing in infrastructure that will drive progress in the 21st century. 

Through the Feed the Future initiative, USDA is supporting America’s commitment to combat hunger and improve food security worldwide. 

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