Essays Tagged: "United States Department of Agriculture"

Lincoln, the capital of the Cornhusker State, Nebraska

ncoln are a veterans' hospital and the regional headquarters of the Veterans Administration and the United States Department of Agriculture.The University of Nebraska was founded in Lincoln in 1869. T ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Argument Essay - Animal Testing is necessary.

mals (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). The vice president of the Humans Society of the United States (HSUS), an animal rights group that is nearly as extreme as PETA, has been quoted as s ... d inhumane treatment. The laws limit the amount of distress and pain an animal is subjected to. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the body that governs animal testing, must approve a ...

(7 pages) 320 2 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Does the commonly used herbicide "2, 4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid" cause destruction of aquatic organisms, especially the Brown Planarian?

Each year in the United States of America over 69 percent of the available water is used for agriculture and 8 percen ... ever. Even after over 50 years of use, the herbicide is still the third most used herbicide in the United States and Canada and the most widely used worldwide. In a recent report released by the U.S. ... that 2, 4-D may cause cancer especially non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. However, the European Union and the United States Department of Agriculture have no evidence that 2, 4-D causes non-Hodgkin's lymphoma o ...

(17 pages) 62 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Birds of a Feather, Dying together

cleaning of the birds' cages is causing a nauseating odor to infiltrate into the neighborhood. The United States Department of Agriculture must implement stronger penalties for egg farms that ignore ... Union voted to outlaw the use of the small cages that house these innocent birds. As of today, The United States of America has not followed in Europe's steps by outlawing these small cages.Instead o ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Fayette County Community Action Agency Women, Infants and Children Program

ms as WIC participants automatically meeting the income eligibility requirement. Federal grants for states to operate Farmers' Market Coupon Demonstration Projects for WIC participants became availabl ... and 33 Indian Tribal Organizations, through 2,000 local agencies, in 10,000 clinic sites in: all 50 states, American Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. The Farmers ...

(23 pages) 143 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Evaluative Essay on Meat Inspection

nsumers from contaminated meats. These inabilities pose a threat to anyone who consumes beef in the United States. As a means of validating this claim I will focus on three factors: current standards ... re been so centralized: thirteen large packinghouses now slaughter most of the beef consumed in the United States (Schlosser 196). This consolidation onto huge feedlots, slaughterhouses, and hamburger ...

(5 pages) 137 0 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Criteria for speech

is chosen because when the community begins to procreate, she will be able to teach and tutor their offspring/children. Mohammed Tyron is a civil right activist and in his fourth year of medical schoo ... f medical school. He is chosen because he is a born intelligent leader who knows how to take charge of situations, especially if there are any emergencies. Also because he has basic common knowledge o ...

(2 pages) 36 0 2.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Benefits of Midwestern Agriculture on United States Economy

Midwestern agriculture has an enormous impact on the United States Economy. It provides jobs for thousands of workers through its 600,000 farms located w ... e able to function economically if farming and agriculture were no longer a part of it society. The United States economy overall would suffer as well if agriculture in this region ceased to exist. Du ... ricultural region allows for opportune trading with Canada. This plays a major role in allowing the United States and Canada to maintain the status of being each other's most important trading partner ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.3 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Organic Food --Did you just put fertilizer in your Mouth?

methods with the support of consumers that are conscious of protecting their bodies and nature.The United States Department of Agriculture defines organic foods as"Production of organic foods does no ... been treated with hormones or antibiotics, and has been feed only organic food.In October 2002, the United States Department of Agriculture put in place a national system for labeling organic food. Fo ...

(2 pages) 101 2 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

An op-ed piece about the US issue with Mad Cow Disease.

feel confident about the American beef supply. According to the Organic Consumers Association, the United States Department of Agriculture has repeatedly failed to meet international standards set by ... o meet international standards set by the World Health Organization to increase cattle testing. The United States has a duty to protect the American public by meeting the World Health Organization's s ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Animal cruelty- This case is against the abuse of animals

on animals. Animal subjected to live test should not go through pain in any means.The AMP's website states the following; "the majority of animals used in research do not feel significant pain or dist ...

(7 pages) 127 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Animal Testing

Nutrition: Fat, Proteins, and Carbohydrates

cipate in low carbohydrate dieting, one of the most popular diets around. Others have opted for the United States Department of Agriculture's low fat diet, but neither understands the chemistry of the ... bohydrate, or protein is chemically or how it works in the body. It can be confusing for the 65% of United States adults who are considered obese and everyone else to figure out what constitutes prope ...

(6 pages) 256 2 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

To Buy or Not to Buy (an essay on the truth about organic food)

entionally produced foods most go through as well. Conventional farming has occurred throughout the United States for many years. Policies regarding the ways in which farmers may grow crops and harves ...

(4 pages) 85 1 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness


The Department of Agriculture is one of the most important departments our government has. It ensures th ... our mouths or it might reach our mouth and harm us. Now can you see why they are so important? The department of agriculture was founded in 1862. Their Administration building was built on The Mall i ... shment. It was established to uphold the well being of America's crops. The Secretary of the Department is Ann Veneman. The Secretary reports to the president of the happenings in the agricultu ...

(1 pages) 427 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Beef: Cooking And Handling

Beef The domestication of cattle for food dates to about 6500 B.C. in the Middle East. Cattle were not native to America, b ... America, but brought to the New World on ships by European colonists. Americans weren't big eaters of fresh beef until about 1870, due to the enormous growth of the cattle industry in the West. The i ... est. The introduction of cattle cars and refrigerated cars on the railroad facilitated distribution of the beef."Beef" is meat from full-grown cattle about 2 years old. A live steer weighs about 1,000 ...

(6 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Effects of Economic and Socioeconomic Forces

ideal trading partner. "Under the NAFTA, all non-tariff barriers to agricultural trade between the United States and Mexico were eliminated. …This allowed for an orderly adjustment to free tra ... orderly adjustment to free trade with Mexico, with full implementation beginning January 1, 2008" (United States Department of Agriculture, 2008).Mexico has had significant economic improvements in t ...

(2 pages) 105 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Personal Diet and Activity Plan

ting and activity patterns.In the past four weeks, I have been documenting my food intake using the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) webs ...

(4 pages) 198 0 3.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Food Journal Analysis #2

RGEFORMAT �6� The following is an analysis of my food intake for one day by using the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) websi ...

(6 pages) 70 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays

Essay Against Animal Testing

mately 1.4 million. This excludes all rats and hamsters used in testing, which normally make up 90% of testing. This percentage, however, remains only as an estimate because US laws do not require sci ... to standards either. Hamsters, rats, and mice tend to live in plastic boxes, approximately the size of a shoe box�. Typically, more than one animal is placed in the small living quarters. Large ...

(3 pages) 167 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Beginnings of Socialism in Arkansas

bandry, or the Grange. The organization was created by "Oliver Hudson Kelley, a former clerk in the United States Department of Agriculture, and six other men" in December of 1867 (Hild). Furthermore, ... the National Agricultural Wheel, which became the base for the rise of the Populist movement in the United States (Hopper 249).The reforms that the Wheelers called for were very socialistic in nature ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Feb/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > The Great Depression