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The following write-ups are produced and maintained by Minnesota House Research Department, with some links provided to other sources.

Farming, Food Safety, & Invasive Species

Renewable Energy

Financing for Farmers


The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) regulates animal feedlots in Minnesota.

Statistics & Economics

The U.S. Department of Agriculture maintains statistics on agriculture in Minnesota. Information is available in various forms. The University of Minnesota maintains data on farmland values.

Archived Materials

The following materials have been archived and may contain some information that is not up-to-date. "Archived" materials are no longer actively maintained by House Research Department and are generally at least five years old. Current materials are provided in the previous topics.


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