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About AMS
The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) administers programs that facilitate the efficient, fair marketing of U.S. agricultural products, including food, fiber, and specialty crops. AMS provides the agriculture industry with valuable services that help ensure the quality and availability of wholesome food for consumers across the county. The agency supports agriculture through a variety of programs including: Dairy Programs; Fruit and Vegetable Program; Livestock, Poultry and Seed Program; Cotton and Tobacco Program; National Organic Program; Science and Technology Program; and the Transportation and Marketing Program. From individual farmers to international businesses, our mission is to support American agriculture, helping the U.S. remain competitive in a global marketplace.

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  Last Modified Date: 01/31/2013