United States. Department of Agriculture

Alternative names
Dates:
1862
Americans
English

History notes:

The United States Department of Agriculture was established in 1862 by President Abraham Lincoln and was elevated to a Cabinet level organization by President Grover Cleveland in 1889. The Department of Agriculture assists farmers and producers of food as well as creating policies and programs related to food distribution and nutrition information. The United States Department of Agriculture controls a number of regional offices through out the continential United States and its territories.

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Subjects:

  • Meteorology--Charts, diagrams, etc
  • Watershed
  • Soils--Aerial photographs
  • Agriculture
  • Corvallis
  • Runoff
  • Livestock--Statistics
  • Soils--Oregon--LincolnCounty--Aerial photographs
  • Runoff--Connecticut River Watershed
  • Rural areas--Photographs
  • Water rights
  • Forest influences
  • Cotton
  • Crops--Statistics
  • Erosion
  • Agriculture and state--History
  • Aerial photography in land use
  • Cabinet officers--Interviews
  • Oregon
  • Farms--Photographs
  • Maps
  • Fleas
  • government publicity
  • Lantern slides
  • Photographs
  • Soil surveys
  • Plants, Medicinal
  • Groundwater flow--Connecticut River Watershed
  • Farmhouses--Photographs
  • Floods
  • Agriculture--Statistics
  • Weather
  • Soils--Oregon--LinnCounty--Aerial photographs
  • Soils--Oregon--BentonCounty--Aerial photographs
  • Groundwater flow

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Places:

  • United States, 00, US
  • Washington, D. C., DC, US