USDA

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The United States Department of Agriculture is the regulatory agency that overees the nation's agriculture industry. With the field of agriculture in rapid change, the USDA has added extra focus on agriculture education to expand career pathways for young people. Added emphasis has been on expanding awareness about the opportunities in the industry and increasing scientific literacy. Additionally some of the USDA’s programs aims to close the participation gap of traditionally underrepresented groups in Food and Agriculture.