History and Mission

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History and Mission

Mission

Farm Service Agency is equitably serving all farmers, ranchers, and agricultural partners through the delivery of effective, efficient agricultural programs for all Americans.


Agency/Internal Vision

A customer-driven agency with a diverse and multi-talented work force, dedicated to achieving an economically and environmentally sound future for American Agriculture.


Societal/External Vision

A market-oriented, economically and environmentally sound American agriculture delivering an abundant, safe, and affordable food and fiber supply while sustaining quality agricultural communities.


Values

The foundation of FSA's mission and vision rests upon the USDA's long-standing core values of:

  • Strong Ethics;
  • Customer Service,
  • Team Work;
  • Inclusive Decision-Making; and
  • Fiscal Responsibility.