Taxpayer funding intended to improve rural housing developments was spent on Christmas parties, alcohol, and trips to Six Flags, according to a new audit from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Office of Inspector General (OIG).
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a regulation on Thursday to stop referring to midget raisins as “midget” after an activist group called the term offensive.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is spending $150,000 to teach rural residents of Maine how to cook.
Two years past its deadline and $140 million over budget, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has only completed 1.5 percent of its goal to update its IT system.
The federal government has no idea whether a $4 billion U.S. Department of Agriculture initiative for beginning farmers has worked at all, according to the Office of Inspector General.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) spent nearly $1 million on a project to teach kids “meta-thinking” about water, featuring rap songs and spoken-word performances.
A program intended to give financial assistance to “socially disadvantaged” farmers is riddled with “broad and pervasive mismanagement,” leading the U.S. Department of Agriculture inspector general to question millions of dollars in taxpayer funds.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is promoting a giant full-body exhibit for kids to walk through to promote healthy eating habits.
While encouraging schools to apply for nearly $6 million in grants to help them comply with the First Lady Michelle Obama-promoted Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act new lunch standards, the USDA highlighted efforts by the Kansas State Department of Education.
Bureaucrats from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will weigh and measure children in daycare as part of a study mandated by First Lady Michelle Obama’s Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act.
The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) has extended the public comment period for its new nutritional guidelines, after Congress expressed concern with the committee’s report.