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Government Agencies:

Agricultural Marketing Service

Agricultural Research Service

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Farm Service Agency

Minnesota Board of Animal Health

Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources

Minnesota Department of Agriculture

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Natural Resources Conservation Service

Risk Management Agency

U.S. Department of Agriculture

USDA Agencies

Informational Resources:

Ag Risk Library               

Agricultural News

Farm Answers

Minnesota State Legislature

National Farmers Union Fact Sheets

National Farmers Union Safety Video Series

University of Minnesota Extension

USDA Information about Avian Influenza

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service



Consulting Assistance

Minnesota Farm Advocates


Disaster Assistance

Farm Crisis Center

Rural Advancement Foundation International

Risk Management Resources for Specialty Crop Producers


Financial Assistance

Aggie Bond Beginning Farmer Loan Program

Financing Rural America - Farmer MAC

Minnesota Department of Agriculture Funding

Farm Service Agency Programs

Rural Finance Authority             



Housing Assistance

Single Family Housing Programs

Multi-Family Housing Programs

Injury/Disability Assistance



Legal Assistance

Farmer-Lender Mediation

Farmers’ Legal Action Group

Partnering Organizations:

Green Lands Blue Waters

Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association

National Farmers Union                 

Rural/Small Business Development

USDA Rural Development programs and services

Minnesota Small Business Development Centers