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USDA Connect

USDA Connect is a social networking application that empowers USDA to be innovative and execute quickly.


Social Networking for Agriculture Communities of Interest

USDA Connect is a social networking application that empowers USDA to be innovative and execute quickly by utilizing a network of coworkers, experts, and customers. Features like communities, blogs, and activities can be set up for collecting knowledge, exchanging ideas, and organizing efforts.

USDA Connect houses Communities that are of interest to all USDA employees, no matter their geographic location. Here are two examples:

USDA Strengthening Service through Administrative Solutions

The Strengthening Service initiative is focused on finding better, more effective, more efficient ways to deliver administrative services, while meeting cultural diversity goals, and addressing budget challenges across USDA. USDA Connect will be the place to get the latest information as this process moves forward. Learn More.

USDA 150th Anniversary Outreach Toolkit

President Abraham Lincoln founded the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 1862. In field offices across the nation, USDA employees will find appropriate ways to commemorate this landmark anniversary.  The information on this USDA Connect site highlights opportunities you and your agency can choose from to take part in this important effort. Learn More.

Connect is a USDA internal resource only available to USDA employees and contractors.

If you have any questions concerning Connect, please contact the USDA Connect Team at USDAConnect@ocio.usda.gov