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The Food and Agriculture Sector is almost entirely under private ownership and is composed of an estimated 2.1 million farms, 935,000 restaurants, and more than 200,000 registered food manufacturing, processing, and storage facilities. This sector accounts for roughly one-fifth of the nation's economic activity. The Food and Agriculture Sector's Specific Agency is the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services. 

Sector Specific Plans:

Food and Agriculture Sector Specific Plans 

Centers of Excellence:

Food Protection and Defense Institute

Center for Excellence for Zoonotic and Animal Disease Defense

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