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Natural Resources Law Clinic Guide: Department of Agriculture

Introduction

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has a "vision to provide economic opportunity through innovation, helping rural America to thrive; to promote agriculture production that better nourishes Americans while also helping feed others throughout the world; and to preserve our Nation's natural resources through conservation, restored forests, improved watersheds, and healthy private working lands."

Resources

Statutes and Regulations

The statutes related to agriculture are mainly located in Title 7 of the United States Code and the regulations are in Title 7 of the Code of Federal Regulations.

Agency Decisions

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of Administrative Law Judges decisions are available on the website. They are also available on Westlaw.

Agency Policies and Guidance

USDA directives and well as other guidance are available on the website.