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Acceptance of Travel from Non-Federal Sources

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USDA ETHICS ISSUANCE 09-1: Ethics Issues Related to USDA Scientists

The Science Ethics Branch provides ethics guidance to the following USDA agencies:

  • Agricultural Research Service
  • Economic Research Service
  • Forest Service:
    • Research and Development
    • (Forest Service employees who are not in the R&D mission area should contact the Forest Service Ethics Branch at FSethics@oe.usda.gov)
  • National Agricultural Statistics Service
  • National Institute of Food & Agriculture