Links

Certification

Minnesota Guide to Organic Certification. Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture. February 2011. 

 

Business Management and Planning

Organic Transition: A Business Planner for Farmers, Ranchers, and Food Entrepreneurs. Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture, University of Minnesota and Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education, USDA. 2015.

AgPlan Software. Center for Farm Financial Management, University of Minnesota. 2015.

Building a Sustainable Business: A Guide to Developing a Business Plan for Farms and Rural Businesses. Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture. 2003.

 

Financial Performance

2011 Organic Farm Performance Report in Minnesota.  Minnesota Department of Agriculture. 2011. 

 

Marketing

America's Organic Food Shortage. On Point radio broadcast with Meg Moynihan.July 16, 2013.

Directory of Organic Buyers. Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture. 2009. 

Farmers Guide to Organic Contracts. Farmers Legal Action Group. August 2012.

Minnesota's Certified Organic Farmers Confident When It Comes to Marketing: Results from the 2007 Minnesota Department of Agriculture Organic Farmer Survey. January 2008. Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture.

National Organic Grain and Feedstuffs Price Report. Ag Market News, USDA. Bi-Weekly. 

 

Production Management

Organic Risk Management Guide. University of Minnesota. 2010.

 

Other

Directory of Minnesota Organic Farms, 2012/2013.  Minnesota Department of Agriculture. n.d.

Organic Ecology Website. University of Minnesota, Southwest Research and Outreach Center. n.d.

Status of Organic Agriculture in Minnesota, A Report to the Minnesota Legislature: 2010. Minnesota Department of Agriculture. August 2010.

Organic - Th Real Natural. Videos. 2014. Sponsored by OFARM Organic Farmers' Agency for Relationship Marketing with support from the Ceres Trust.