Commodity Procurement ProgramSupporting American agriculture by encouraging consumption of domestically-produced foods, which are used for both domestic food distribution programs and international food aid programs of the United States.
Cotton & Tobacco ProgramSupporting the efficient marketing of U.S. Cotton through classification, standardization and market news in addition to providing inspection, grading and market news information for tobacco.
Dairy ProgramTo facilitate the efficient marketing of milk and dairy products.
Fair Trade Practices ProgramThe Fair Trade Practices Program is comprised of 4 divisions: the Country of Origin Labeling Division, the Packers and Stockyards Division, the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act Division, and the Warehouse and Commodity Management Division.
Federal Grain Inspection ServiceHelping move our Nation’s harvest into the marketplace by providing farmers, handlers, processors, exporters, and international buyers with tools that accurately and consistently describe the quality and quantity of the commodities being bought and sold.
Livestock, Poultry, and Seed ProgramAdministering a wide range of programs related to the livestock, meat, poultry, egg, fish, grain, and seed industries, as well as regulatory and support functions that extend to other commodities.
National Organic ProgramResponsible for developing & enforcing national standards for organically-produced agricultural products.
Science and Technology ProgramProviding scientific and analytical support services to the agricultural community to improve the quality and marketing of agricultural products.
Specialty Crops ProgramFacilitating the strategic marketing of fruit, vegetable, nuts and specialty crops in domestic and international markets, while ensuring fair trading practices and promoting a competitive and efficient marketplace.
Service & Staff OfficesFrom our Management and Analysis Program to Information Technology, Public Affairs office to the Office of Civil Rights--AMS has several offices and services that help accomplish our mission.