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CHAPTER 17. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Table of Sections
Section Headnote
DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATION
17.01 CREATION OF DEPARTMENT; COMMISSIONER; DEPUTY.
17.013 DELEGATIONS OF POWERS TO DEPUTY COMMISSIONER.
17.02 [Repealed, 1961 c 128 s 20]
17.03 POWERS AND DUTIES OF COMMISSIONER.
17.031 [Repealed, 1983 c 300 s 28]
17.032 [Repealed, 1983 c 300 s 28]
VENISON DISTRIBUTION
17.035 VENISON DISTRIBUTION AND REIMBURSEMENT.
EXEMPTION OF LICENSEES FROM LOCAL REGULATION
17.037 ENFORCEMENT OF LAWS BY COMMISSIONER.
17.038 STATISTICAL SERVICES ACCOUNT.
17.039 ETHICAL GUIDELINES FOR FARM ADVOCATES.
17.04 ENFORCEMENT OF FOOD LAWS.
17.042 [Repealed, 1Sp2001 c 2 s 162]
17.045 FOOD PROCESSORS; INVESTIGATION OF COMPLAINTS.
17.05 [Repealed, 1955 c 92 s 3]
17.06 [Repealed, 1Sp2001 c 2 s 162]
17.07 [Repealed, 1Sp2001 c 2 s 162]
17.08 [Repealed, 1961 c 128 s 20]
17.09 [Renumbered 17.03, subd 4]
17.10 [Repealed, 2006 c 265 s 6]
17.101 PROMOTIONAL ACTIVITIES.
17.1015 PROMOTIONAL EXPENDITURES.
17.102 MINNESOTA GROWN LABEL.
17.1025 MS 2006 [Expired, 1Sp2001 c 2 s 21]
17.103 [Renumbered 116J.9671]
17.104 [Renumbered 116J.9672]
17.105 [Renumbered 116J.9673]
17.106 [Repealed, 1984 c 654 art 2 s 155]
17.107 FARM EQUIPMENT SAFETY AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAM FOR YOUTH.
17.108 [Repealed, 1Sp2001 c 2 s 162]
17.109 [Repealed, 2007 c 45 art 1 s 66]
17.11 [Repealed, 1955 c 92 s 3]
17.110 [Repealed, 2003 c 128 art 3 s 47]
SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE
17.114 SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE.
17.115 SHARED SAVINGS LOAN PROGRAM.
17.116 SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE DEMONSTRATION GRANTS.
17.1161 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF MINNESOTA AGRICULTURE PROGRAM.
AGRICULTURE BEST MANAGEMENT
PRACTICES LOAN PROGRAM
17.117 AGRICULTURE BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES LOAN PROGRAM.
17.118 LIVESTOCK INVESTMENT GRANT PROGRAM.
17.12 [Repealed, 1955 c 92 s 3]
17.13 [Repealed, 1955 c 92 s 3]
FARM SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL
17.135 FARM DISPOSAL OF SOLID WASTE.
FEEDLOT AND MANURE
MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
17.136 MS 2006 [Expired, 2001 c 161 s 7]
17.138 MANURE MANAGEMENT RESEARCH AND MONITORING PRIORITIES; COORDINATION OF RESEARCH.
17.139 [Repealed, 1Sp2001 c 2 s 162]
DISCRIMINATION IN THE PURCHASE
OF FARM PRODUCTS
17.14 DEFINITIONS.
17.15 DISCRIMINATION.
17.16 PRIMA FACIE EVIDENCE OF DISCRIMINATION.
17.17 COMPLAINTS; INVESTIGATIONS; PROSECUTIONS; FORFEITURES; INJUNCTIONS.
17.18 PROSECUTIONS INSTITUTED BY OTHERS.
17.181 PENALTY.
17.19 CONSTRUCTION; CUMULATIVE REMEDIES.
17.20 [Repealed, 1949 c 559 s 20]
17.201 [Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20]
17.202 [Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20]
17.203 [Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20]
17.204 [Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20]
17.205 [Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20]
17.206 [Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20]
17.207 [Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20]
17.208 [Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20]
17.209 [Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20]
17.21 [Repealed, 1949 c 559 s 20]
17.211 [Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20]
17.212 [Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20]
17.213 [Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20]
17.214 [Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20]
17.215 [Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20]
17.216 [Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20]
17.217 [Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20]
17.218 [Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20]
17.219 [Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20]
17.22 [Repealed, 1949 c 559 s 20]
17.23 [Repealed, 2003 c 128 art 7 s 1]
17.231 [Repealed, 2010 c 333 art 1 s 40]
17.24 Subdivisions renumbered, repealed, or no longer in effect
17.25 [Renumbered 17.042]
17.26 [Repealed, 1955 c 92 s 3]
17.27 [Repealed, 1955 c 92 s 3]
17.28 [Renumbered 308.92]
17.29 Subdivisions renumbered, repealed, or no longer in effect
17.30 [Renumbered 30.55]
17.31 [Renumbered 30.56]
17.32 [Renumbered 30.57]
17.33 [Renumbered 30.58]
17.34 [Repealed, Ex1959 c 73 s 1]
FUR FARMING
17.35 [Repealed, 1985 c 44 s 5]
17.351 DEFINITIONS.
17.352 AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS AND PURSUITS.
17.353 FUR FARMER REGISTRATION.
17.354 APPLICATION.
17.36 [Renumbered 31.73]
17.37 [Repealed, 1961 c 128 s 20]
CHEMICALLY TREATED GRAIN
17.41 GRAIN DEFINED.
17.42 CHEMICALLY TREATED GRAIN, SALE.
17.43 VIOLATIONS; PENALTIES.
17.44 SEIZURE OF CHEMICALLY TREATED GRAIN; RECONDITIONING.
BEE INSPECTION FEES
17.445 INSPECTIONS AND SERVICES; FEES.
17.45 [Repealed, 1Sp2001 c 2 s 162]
FARMED CERVIDAE
17.451 [Repealed, 1Sp2005 c 1 art 1 s 98]
17.452 FARM-RAISED CERVIDAE.
RATITAE
17.453 DEFINITIONS.
17.454 RATITAE.
LLAMA
17.455 DEFINITIONS.
17.456 LLAMA.
EURASIAN WILD PIGS
17.457 RESTRICTED SPECIES.
AGROFORESTRY
17.458 AGROFORESTRY.
HORSE FARMING
17.459 HORSES.
AQUACULTURE
17.46 SHORT TITLE.
17.47 DEFINITIONS.
17.49 AQUACULTURE PROGRAM AND PROMOTION.
17.491 AQUACULTURE IS AGRICULTURAL PURSUIT.
17.492 [Repealed, 1991 c 309 s 17]
17.494 AQUACULTURE PERMITS; RULES.
17.495 APPEAL PROCEDURES.
17.496 QUARANTINE FACILITY; RULES.
17.497 EXOTIC SPECIES IMPORTATION; RULES.
17.498 RULES; FINANCIAL ASSURANCE.
17.4981 GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR REGULATION OF AQUATIC FARMS.
17.4982 DEFINITIONS.
17.4983 AQUATIC FARM OPERATIONS.
17.4984 AQUATIC FARM LICENSE.
17.4985 TRANSPORTATION OF AQUATIC LIFE.
17.4986 IMPORTATION OF AQUATIC LIFE.
17.4987 STOCKING PRIVATE AQUATIC LIFE.
17.4988 LICENSE AND INSPECTION FEES.
17.4989 FISH SAMPLE COLLECTING.
17.4991 DISEASE TRANSMISSION.
17.4992 GAME FISH.
17.4993 MINNOWS.
17.4994 SUCKER EGGS.
17.4995 RECEIPTS TO THE GAME AND FISH FUND.
17.4996 WHITE EARTH INDIAN RESERVATION.
17.4997 RULES.
17.4998 VIOLATIONS; PENALTY.
17.4999 STORAGE, HANDLING, AND DISPOSAL OF FISH MANURE.
COMMODITIES PROMOTION
17.50 POLICY.
17.51 CITATION; AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES PROMOTION ACT.
17.52 PURPOSE.
17.53 DEFINITIONS.
17.54 COUNCILS.
17.55 [Repealed, 1982 c 582 s 14]
17.56 COUNCIL TO FORMULATE AND SUBMIT PROMOTIONAL ORDER.
17.57 ADDITIONAL POWERS AND DUTIES OF COUNCIL.
17.58 POWERS AND DUTIES OF COMMISSIONER.
17.59 FEES TO DEFRAY EXPENSES.
17.60 COMPENSATION AND EXPENSES.
17.601 [Repealed, 1982 c 582 s 14]
17.61 LEGAL COUNSEL.
17.62 COUNCIL RECORDS.
17.63 REFUND OF FEES.
17.64 TERMINATION OF ORDER.
17.65 [Repealed, 1982 c 582 s 14]
17.66 PERMITTED ACTIVITIES.
17.67 PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS.
17.68 [Repealed, 1982 c 582 s 14]
17.69 NONLIABILITY OF STATE.
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING
AND BARGAINING
17.691 CITATION.
17.692 DECLARATION OF POLICY.
17.693 DEFINITIONS.
17.694 ACCREDITATION.
17.695 MARKETING AND BARGAINING COMMITTEE.
17.696 UNFAIR PRACTICES OF HANDLERS AND ASSOCIATIONS.
17.697 INFORMATIONAL EXCHANGES; DISPUTE RESOLUTION.
17.698 FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED IN MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION.
17.699 [Repealed, 1998 c 373 s 20]
17.70 VIOLATION PROCEDURE.
17.701 RULES.
17.702 NEGOTIATION CLASSES REQUIRED.
17.703 [Repealed, 2001 c 161 s 58]
DISCLOSURE OF PRODUCTION CONTRACT TERMS
17.710 AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION CONTRACTS.
17.711 [Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.712 [Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.713 [Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.714 [Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.715 [Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.7155 [Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.716 [Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.717 [Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.718 [Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.719 [Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.72 [Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.721 [Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.722 [Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.723 [Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.724 [Repealed, 1975 c 227 s 10]
17.7241 [Repealed, 1988 c 688 art 7 s 8; 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.7242 [Repealed, 1988 c 688 art 7 s 8; 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.7243 [Repealed, 1988 c 688 art 7 s 8; 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.7244 [Repealed, 1988 c 688 art 7 s 8; 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.7245 [Repealed, 1988 c 688 art 7 s 8; 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.7246 [Repealed, 1988 c 688 art 7 s 8; 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.725 [Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.726 [Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.727 [Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.728 [Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.7285 [Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.729 [Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.73 [Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34]
17.74 [Repealed, 1974 c 167 s 1]
17.75 [Repealed, 1974 c 167 s 1]
17.76 [Repealed, 2001 c 161 s 58; 1Sp2001 c 2 s 162]
AGRICULTURAL LAND PRESERVATION AND CONSERVATION
17.80 STATE AGRICULTURAL LAND PRESERVATION AND CONSERVATION POLICY.
17.81 DEFINITIONS.
17.82 PROHIBITED AGENCY ACTION.
17.83 [Repealed, 1995 c 233 art 2 s 57]
17.84 DUTIES OF COMMISSIONER.
LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION POLICY
17.844 LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION POLICY.
AGRICULTURAL LABORATORY SERVICES
17.85 LABORATORY SERVICES.
URBAN FOREST PROMOTION
AND DEVELOPMENT
17.86 URBAN FOREST PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT.
MERCURY MANOMETERS
17.861 REPLACEMENT OF MERCURY MANOMETERS.
AGRICULTURAL CONTRACTS
17.90 DEFINITIONS.
17.91 REQUIRED LANGUAGE.
17.92 RECAPTURE OF CAPITAL INVESTMENT REQUIRED BY AN AGRICULTURAL CONTRACT.
17.93 PARENT COMPANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR CONTRACTS OF SUBSIDIARIES.
17.94 IMPLIED PROMISE OF GOOD FAITH.
17.941 PRODUCER'S RIGHT TO CANCEL.
17.942 COVER SHEET REQUIREMENTS.
17.943 CONTRACT FORMAT.
17.944 REVIEW BY COMMISSIONER.
17.9441 LIMITS ON REMEDIES.
17.9442 APPLICABILITY OF CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS.
17.9443 WAIVER OF CONTRACT PROVISIONS IS VOID.
17.945 RULES.
17.95 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE OMBUDSMAN.
17.97 AGRICULTURAL INPUT PREPAYMENTS.
17.98 DAIRY MARKETING CONTRACTS EXCEPTED.
ENFORCEMENT OF AGRICULTURAL LAWS
17.981 [Repealed, 1996 c 310 s 1]
17.982 CRIMINAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES.
17.983 ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES AND ENFORCEMENT.
17.984 INVESTIGATION.
PASSING ON THE FARM CENTER
17.985 PASSING ON THE FARM CENTER.
ENTRY INTO FARM ANIMAL FACILITIES
17.986 ENTRY INTO FARM ANIMAL FACILITIES.
17.987 [Repealed, 1Sp2001 c 2 s 162]