Here’s How Agriculture Plans to Overhaul Its Tech

The department will cut data centers down from 39 to two—and that’s just the start, according to CIO Gary Washington.

Farmers to Congress: We Need Broadband, Too

Agriculture and energy companies in rural areas want to find efficiencies with internet of things devices, but lack of high-speed access is a problem

USDA Mobile App 'Reaffirms' Trump Ethics Standards

The app gives employees easy access to federal ethics guidelines.

A Farmer-Focused Agency Wants to Ditch Data Centers Completely

"Farmers don’t care that I run a data center," an Agriculture Department chief information officer said.

Q&A: The Nanotech Future of the American Farm

USDA's nanotech team thinks small sensors could help farmers grow more with less.

USDA Teams Up with Microsoft on Food Data Challenge

The newly launched Innovation Challenge aims to inspire the public to create tech tools for analyzing food supply data.

FISMA by the Numbers: The Biggest Cyber Threats at These 5 Agencies

Cybersecurity incidents targeting federal agencies are on the rise.

How to Innovate in a Short Timeframe and on a Shoestring Budget

The Igniting Innovation showcase and awards emphasized one resounding point: Federal innovation does not have to be an oxymoron.