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Our mission is to promote economy, efficiency, and integrity in U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs and operations through the successful execution of audits, investigations, and reviews.

Farmers to Families Food Box Program

This USDA OIG data story explores the Food Box Program that provided a direct pipeline from American producers to those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Semiannual Reports to Congress

The Inspector General Act of 1978 (Public Law 95-452), as amended, requires that the Inspector General report semiannually to the Congress on the activities of the OIG during the 6-month periods ending March 31 and September 30.  

OIG Oversight Plan: Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Funding

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), enacted on November 15, 2021, provided USDA more than $8.3 billion in funding. OIG received more than $27.1 million to provide oversight of the forestry programs funded by the IIJA.

  • Whistleblower Protection

    Department of Agriculture

    Visit the Office of Special Counsel's website to learn more about its mission to protect federal employees and applicants from prohibited personnel practices, especially reprisal for whistleblowing.

  • Report Fraud


    You can confidentially or anonymously report violations of laws and regulations relating to USDA programs online, by phone, or in writing. Click below for information.

  • The Oversight Community


    The Pandemic Response Accountability Committee

    The Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency


Recent Reports

COVID-19 Funding Dashboard

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Funding Dashboard allows stakeholders to explore an overview of the sources and uses of USDA’s COVID‑19 funding. 

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