• Department of Agriculture

    Chuck Christopherson CFO and CIO May 26th and 28th, 2008

  • USDA Discrimination Complaints Criticised

    More criticism today for the Agriculture Department – this time about discrimination. The Government Accountability Office is faulting how USDA gathers and keeps data on complaints from minority workers and farmers. USDA says the report…

  • Information Revolution, Part 2

    Data relevancy taking over data accessibility

  • Graduate School, USDA & fed IT professionals

    Sharon Fratta-Hill, Phd. VP of Academic Programs and Continuing Ed. Graduate School, USDA December 2nd, 2008

  • Department of Agriculture

    Boyd Rutherford Assistant Secretary for Administration January 5th and 7th, 2009

  • State award under Networx protested

    A second award under the Networx contract has been withdrawn because of protest. The State Department awarded a contract to AT&T, but Qwest protested the award to the Government Accountability Office. A State spokesman says…

  • PFP Pilot at USDA

    The Department of Agriculture is starting a five-year pay-for-performance program for almost 3,000 employees in the Food Safety Inspection Service. It should be noted that these feds are all part of a non-bargaining unit and…

  • If a Tree Moves in the Forest…

    The Forest Service could be moving. The office is now under the Department of Agriculture – but could soon fall under Interior. Robin Nazzaro is Director of Natural Resources and Environmental Issues at the Government…

  • Cleaning Up the Bay from Way Up

    Satellite images are now being used as part of an effort to clean up the Chesapeake Bay.

  • Downer cattle banned from food supply

    A loophole closes on the downer ban.