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Economics, Business, and Trade

Economics, Business, and Trade

Find information about agricultural subsidies, funding for farms and businesses, trade policy, food waste and more with these agricultural marketing and trade resources.

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Food Entrepreneurship

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Guidelines, regulations, and tips for operating different types of food businesses, including food service and retail, food production, farmers markets, and agritourism.

Food Security

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Information, programs, and research about food security  access by all people at all times to enough food for an active, healthy life.

USDA Trade

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USDA works to expand and maintain both foreign and domestic markets for American farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses.