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Resources


 

Government Agencies:

Agricultural Marketing Service

https://www.ams.usda.gov/


Agricultural Research Service

https://www.ars.usda.gov/


Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/home/


Farm Service Agency

https://www.fsa.usda.gov/state-offices/Minnesota/index

Minnesota Board of Animal Health

http://www.mn.gov/bah

Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources

http://www.bwsr.state.mn.us/


Minnesota Department of Agriculture

http://www.mda.state.mn.us


Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

http://www.pca.state.mn.us


Natural Resources Conservation Service

https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/site/national/home/


Risk Management Agency

https://www.rma.usda.gov/


U.S. Department of Agriculture

www.usda.gov


USDA Agencies

https://www.usda.gov/our-agency/agencies



Informational Resources:

Ag Risk Library

https://agrisk.umn.edu/               


Agricultural News

http://www.agweb.com


Farm Answers

https://farmanswers.org/


Minnesota State Legislature

http://www.leg.state.mn.us


National Farmers Union Fact Sheets

https://nfu.org/fact-sheets/


National Farmers Union Safety Video Series

http://nfu.org/farmsafety


University of Minnesota Extension

https://www.extension.umn.edu/agriculture/


USDA Information about Avian Influenza

http://www.usda.gov/birdflu


USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service

http://www.nass.usda.gov/mn

 


Assistance:

Consulting Assistance

Minnesota Farm Advocates

http://www.mda.state.mn.us/about/commissionersoffice/farmadvocates.aspx

 

Disaster Assistance

Farm Crisis Center

https://farmcrisis.nfu.org/


Rural Advancement Foundation International

http://rafiusa.org/programs/farmsustainability/disaster-programs/


Risk Management Resources for Specialty Crop Producers

https://are.ucdavis.edu/people/faculty/shermain-hardesty/risk-management-resources-specialty-crop-producers/

 

Financial Assistance

Aggie Bond Beginning Farmer Loan Program

https://www.mda.state.mn.us/grants/loans/aggiebond.aspx

Financing Rural America - Farmer MAC

https://www.farmermac.com/


Minnesota Department of Agriculture Funding

http://www.mda.state.mn.us/grants.aspx


Farm Service Agency Programs

https://www.fsa.usda.gov/state-offices/Minnesota/programs/index


Rural Finance Authority

http://www.mda.state.mn.us/agfinance             

 

 

Housing Assistance

Single Family Housing Programs

https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/all-programs/single-family-housing-programs

Multi-Family Housing Programs

https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/all-programs/multi-family-housing-programs


Injury/Disability Assistance

AgrAbility

http://www.equipalife.org/programs/agrability.html

 

Legal Assistance

Farmer-Lender Mediation

http://www.extension.umn.edu/agriculture/farmer-lender-mediation/


Farmers’ Legal Action Group

http://www.flaginc.org/topic/disaster-assistance-and-risk-management/



Partnering Organizations:

Green Lands Blue Waters

http://greenlandsbluewaters.net/


Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association

http://www.mnbiofuels.org

National Farmers Union

https://nfu.org/                 


Rural/Small Business Development


USDA Rural Development programs and services

https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services

Minnesota Small Business Development Centers

www.mnsbdc.com