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*
On the C-SPAN Networks:
The Department of Agriculture has 101 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1966, [It Happens Every Noon]. The year with the most videos was 1993 with 11 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 756 views per program. Most appearances with Dan Glickman (15), Thomas "Tom" J. Vilsack (13), Mike Espy (12). Most common tags: Agriculture, Food & Nutrition, International Trade.