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View Resource Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology

The Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology (CMAVE) operates under the auspices of the USDA Agricultural Research Service. CMAVE "conducts research aimed at reducing or eliminating the harm caused by insects to crops, stored products, livestock and humans. Research is directed not only at the insects themselves but at pathogens they may transmit and at identifying inherent...
View Resource ERS/USDA: Briefing Rooms

In 2001 the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Economic Research Service (see the July 2, 1998 Scout Report for Business & Economics) launched several services that collectively offer expanded access to information on economic and policy issues related to agriculture, food, natural resources, and rural development. The briefing rooms are in-depth overviews of over 70 selected topics which include...
View Resource Natural Resources Conservation Service

A division of the US Department of Agriculture, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has a mission to provide leadership and partner with private land owners to "help people conserve, maintain, and improve our natural resources and environment." Their home page is useful in that regard as it currently provides significant information on topics related to the 2002 Farm Bill, water...