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Managing a farm

Farming systems


Agroforestry combines agricultural and forestry practices to improve environmental quality, productivity and economic returns.

Small farms

Information on running a one- to 40-acre farm


Farm safety

Stress management, extreme weather, equipment, livestock

Growing safe food

On-farm food safety, GAPs audits, Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)


Tractor fertilizing a freshly plowed field.

Minnesota farms saw financial improvement in 2021, despite the drought conditions that affected much of the state last year.

Farmer walking through field

The new Farm Resource Guide features useful farm business management information. Find one at University of Minnesota Extension county offices across the state.

Dairy Farmer in dairy barn

The last day for dairy farmers to enroll in the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) for 2022 with their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office is now Mar. 25, 2022.

Ag Business Management blog

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More ag business learning opportunities

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