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Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture
General Accounting Office -- Policy and guidance material that examine matters relating to the receipt and disbursement of public funds as well as evaluations of Government programs and activities. Includes the Principles of Appropriations Law, aka "The Red Book," and other useful publications.
Agricultural Marketing Service -- provides marketing services to the agricultural industry such as grade standards for agricultural commodities and Market News Reports for unbiased information for the marketing and distribution of farm products.