Useful Links

Agencies

State of Minnesota

Minnesota Department of Agriculture

Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Minnesota Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS)

United States Department of Agriculture

 

Food Safety 

Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

Minnesota Department of Agriculture - Dairy & Food Inspection Division

Minnesota Department of Agriculture - Food Safety Information & Resources

Home Canning Information

National Center for Home Food Preservation

Penn State Food Safety Site

 

High Tunnel Production Resources 

Minnesota High Tunnel Production Manual for Commercial Growers

Kansas State University - High Tunnels

Noble Research Institute: Search for "Hoop House"

Virginia Tech & Virginia State

 

Integrated Pest Management

Minnesota VegEdge - Access to Minnesota Fruit & Vegetable IPM News and Vegetable Crop Pest Fact Sheets

 

Irrigation

Factors to Consider in Selecting a Farm Irrigation System

Irrigation For Fruit and Vegetable Production - Penn State

An Introduction to Drip Irrigation

Drip Chemigation: Injecting Fertilizer, Acid and Chlorine - University of Georgia

 

Organic Production

Minnesota Department of Agriculture - Organic Production and Certification 

Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service, Inc. (MOSES)

 

Pesticide Registration in Minnesota - Information 

Pesticide Product Registration (MDA)

Registration Status of Pesticides in Minnesota (NPIRS)

Pesticide Use in Minnesota

Uses allowed in Minnesota pursuant to sec. 18 of FIFRA - Emergency Exemption

Uses allowed in Minnesota pursuant to sec. 24 (c) of FIFRA - Special Local Needs

 

Small Farm Resources

Minnesota Fruit & Vegetable Growers Manual for the Beginning Grower - Online Version

Vegetable Diagnostic Tool - Insect and Disease Diagnostic Key

Small Horticultural Farm Resources - University of Minnesota, Department of Horticultural Science

Cornell University - Small Farms Program 

 

Marketing  

Minnesota Grown Program

Minnesota Grown On-Line Directory

AMS at USDA - AMS Farmers Markets

Minnesota Farmers' Market Association

Fruits and Veggies More Matter

USDA - Agricultural Marketing Service

 

University of Minnesota 

Home Page

Center for Farm Financial Management

Department of Horticultural Science

Department of Plant Pathology - Extension & Outreach

U of M Plant Disease Clinic

 
 
University of Minnesota Extension Service

 

 

 

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