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Department of Agriculture

Specific duties may relate to regulation, promotion, agricultural research, price supports and agricultural subsidies, plant diseases and invasive species.Some ministries have additional responsibilities in related policy areas such as forestry and fisheries; rural affairs; food and food quality, security, and safety; and consumer protection. In some countries, agriculture ministries are responsible for matters relating to the environment as well while others assign that duty to a separate environment ministry. Wikipedia*

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Department of Agriculture has hosted 87 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1942 Vignette. The year with the most events was 1993 with 11 events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2020 with an average of 898 views per video. Most appearances with Dan Glickman (15), Thomas "Tom" J. Vilsack (13), Mike Espy (12). Most common tags: Agriculture, Food & Nutrition, Safety.

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