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The Search for Accountability

Phyllis Fong

Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Agriculture

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2022 USDA Management Challenges



Promoting economy, efficiency, and integrity in USDA programs through audits, investigations, and reviews.

  • 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

Beginning Farmers

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We evaluated USDA’s coordination of, and performance measures for, the beginning farmers and ranchers programs and followed up on recommendations made in our prior audit report.

Farm Service Agency

Independent Service Auditor’s Report on Financial Management Services’ Description of Its Financial Systems and the Suitability of the Design and Operating Effectiveness of Controls for the Period October 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022

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This report presents the results of the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 21 examination for the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Financial Management Services (FMS) description of its financial systems used to process user entities financial transactions throughout the period October 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022.

Office of the Chief Information Officer

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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