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The USDA turns 150 years old

Monday, May 21, 2012

The agriculture department want you to join it, as it celebrates its birthday.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is celebrating its 150th anniversary this month. President Abraham Lincoln created the USDA in the midst of the civil war.

The USDA invites people to participate in activities that highlight the department's work in areas including nutrition, community development, food production and conservation.

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