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2013 Minnesota Statutes

Chapter 17. Department of Agriculture

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Section Headnote

DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATION
17.01Creation of Department; Commissioner; Deputy
17.013Delegations of Powers to Deputy Commissioner
17.02Repealed, 1961 c 128 s 20
17.03Powers and Duties of Commissioner
17.031Repealed, 1983 c 300 s 28
17.032Repealed, 1983 c 300 s 28

VENISON DISTRIBUTION
17.035Venison Distribution and Reimbursement

EXEMPTION OF LICENSEES FROM LOCAL REGULATION
17.037Enforcement of Laws by Commissioner
17.038Statistical Services Account
17.039Ethical Guidelines for Farm Advocates
17.04Enforcement of Food Laws
17.042Repealed, 1Sp2001 c 2 s 162
17.045Food Processors; Investigation of Complaints
17.05Repealed, 1955 c 92 s 3
17.06Repealed, 1Sp2001 c 2 s 162
17.07Repealed, 1Sp2001 c 2 s 162
17.08Repealed, 1961 c 128 s 20
17.09Renumbered 17.03, subd 4
17.10Repealed, 2006 c 265 s 6
17.101Promotional Activities
17.1015Promotional Expenditures
17.102Minnesota Grown Label
17.1025S 2006 Expired, 1Sp2001 c 2 s 21
17.103Renumbered 116J.9671
17.104Renumbered 116J.9672
17.105Renumbered 116J.9673
17.106Repealed, 1984 c 654 art 2 s 155
17.107Farm Equipment Safety and Maintenance Program for Youth
17.108Repealed, 1Sp2001 c 2 s 162
17.109Repealed, 2007 c 45 art 1 s 66
17.11Repealed, 1955 c 92 s 3
17.110Repealed, 2003 c 128 art 3 s 47

SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE
17.114Sustainable Agriculture
17.115Shared Savings Loan Program
17.116Sustainable Agriculture Demonstration Grants
17.1161Sustainable Development of Minnesota Agriculture Program

AGRICULTURE BEST MANAGEMENT
PRACTICES LOAN PROGRAM
17.117Agriculture Best Management Practices Loan Program
17.118Livestock Investment Grant Program
17.12Repealed, 1955 c 92 s 3
17.13Repealed, 1955 c 92 s 3

FARM SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL
17.135Farm Disposal of Solid Waste

FEEDLOT AND MANURE
MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
17.136S 2006 Expired, 2001 c 161 s 7
17.138Manure Management Research and Monitoring Priorities; Coordination of Research
17.139Repealed, 1Sp2001 c 2 s 162

DISCRIMINATION IN THE PURCHASE
OF FARM PRODUCTS
17.14Definitions
17.15Discrimination
17.16Prima Facie Evidence of Discrimination
17.17Complaints; Investigations; Prosecutions; Forfeitures; Injunctions
17.18Prosecutions Instituted by Others
17.181Penalty
17.19Construction; Cumulative Remedies
17.20Repealed, 1949 c 559 s 20
17.201Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20
17.202Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20
17.203Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20
17.204Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20
17.205Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20
17.206Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20
17.207Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20
17.208Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20
17.209Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20
17.21Repealed, 1949 c 559 s 20
17.211Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20
17.212Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20
17.213Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20
17.214Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20
17.215Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20
17.216Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20
17.217Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20
17.218Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20
17.219Repealed, 1971 c 638 s 20
17.22Repealed, 1949 c 559 s 20
17.23Repealed, 2003 c 128 art 7 s 1
17.231Repealed, 2010 c 333 art 1 s 40
17.24Subdivisions renumbered, repealed, or no longer in effect
17.25Renumbered 17.042
17.26Repealed, 1955 c 92 s 3
17.27Repealed, 1955 c 92 s 3
17.28Renumbered 308.92
17.29Subdivisions renumbered, repealed, or no longer in effect
17.30Renumbered 30.55
17.31Renumbered 30.56
17.32Renumbered 30.57
17.33Renumbered 30.58
17.34Repealed, Ex1959 c 73 s 1

AGRICULTURAL PURSUIT NOT DETERMINATIVE FOR PROPERTY CLASSIFICATION
17.345Not Determinative for Property Classification

FUR FARMING
17.35Repealed, 1985 c 44 s 5
17.351Definitions
17.352Agricultural Products and Pursuits
17.353Fur Farmer Registration
17.354Application
17.36Renumbered 31.73
17.37Repealed, 1961 c 128 s 20

CHEMICALLY TREATED GRAIN
17.41Grain Defined
17.42Chemically Treated Grain, Sale
17.43Violations; Penalties
17.44Seizure of Chemically Treated Grain; Reconditioning

BEE INSPECTION FEES
17.445Inspections and Services; Fees
17.45Repealed, 1Sp2001 c 2 s 162

FARMED CERVIDAE
17.451Repealed, 1Sp2005 c 1 art 1 s 98
17.452Farm-Raised Cervidae

RATITAE
17.453Definitions
17.454Ratitae

LLAMA
17.455Definitions
17.456Llama

EURASIAN WILD PIGS
17.457Restricted Species

AGROFORESTRY
17.458Agroforestry

HORSE FARMING
17.459Horses

AQUACULTURE
17.46Short Title
17.47Definitions
17.49Aquaculture Program and Promotion
17.491Aquaculture is Agricultural Pursuit
17.492Repealed, 1991 c 309 s 17
17.494Aquaculture Permits; Rules
17.495Appeal Procedures
17.496Quarantine Facility; Rules
17.497Exotic Species Importation; Rules
17.498Rules; Financial Assurance
17.4981General Conditions for Regulation of Aquatic Farms
17.4982Definitions
17.4983Aquatic Farm Operations
17.4984Aquatic Farm License
17.4985Transportation of Aquatic Life
17.4986Importation of Aquatic Life
17.4987Stocking Private Aquatic Life
17.4988License and Inspection Fees
17.4989Fish Sample Collecting
17.4991Disease Transmission
17.4992Game Fish
17.4993Minnows
17.4994Sucker Eggs
17.4995Receipts to the Game and Fish Fund
17.4996White Earth Indian Reservation
17.4997Rules
17.4998Violations; Penalty
17.4999Storage, Handling, and Disposal of Fish Manure

COMMODITIES PROMOTION
17.50Policy
17.51Citation; Agricultural Commodities Promotion Act
17.52Purpose
17.53Definitions
17.54Councils
17.55Repealed, 1982 c 582 s 14
17.56Council to Formulate and Submit Promotional Order
17.57Additional Powers and Duties of Council
17.58Powers and Duties of Commissioner
17.59Fees to Defray Expenses
17.60Compensation and Expenses
17.601Repealed, 1982 c 582 s 14
17.61Legal Counsel
17.62Council Records
17.63Refund of Fees
17.64Termination of Order
17.65Repealed, 1982 c 582 s 14
17.66Permitted Activities
17.67Penalty for Violations
17.68Repealed, 1982 c 582 s 14
17.69Nonliability of State

AGRICULTURAL MARKETING
AND BARGAINING
17.691Citation
17.692Declaration of Policy
17.693Definitions
17.694Accreditation
17.695Marketing and Bargaining Committee
17.696Unfair Practices of Handlers and Associations
17.697Informational Exchanges; Dispute Resolution
17.698Factors to Be Considered in Mediation and Arbitration
17.699Repealed, 1998 c 373 s 20
17.70Violation Procedure
17.701Rules
17.702Negotiation Classes Required
17.703Repealed, 2001 c 161 s 58

DISCLOSURE OF PRODUCTION CONTRACT TERMS
17.710Agricultural Production Contracts
17.711Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.712Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.713Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.714Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.715Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.7155Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.716Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.717Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.718Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.719Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.72Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.721Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.722Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.723Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.724Repealed, 1975 c 227 s 10
17.7241Repealed, 1988 c 688 art 7 s 8; 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.7242Repealed, 1988 c 688 art 7 s 8; 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.7243Repealed, 1988 c 688 art 7 s 8; 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.7244Repealed, 1988 c 688 art 7 s 8; 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.7245Repealed, 1988 c 688 art 7 s 8; 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.7246Repealed, 1988 c 688 art 7 s 8; 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.725Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.726Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.727Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.728Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.7285Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.729Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.73Repealed, 1989 c 326 art 6 s 34
17.74Repealed, 1974 c 167 s 1
17.75Repealed, 1974 c 167 s 1
17.76Repealed, 2001 c 161 s 58; 1Sp2001 c 2 s 162

AGRICULTURAL LAND PRESERVATION AND CONSERVATION
17.80State Agricultural Land Preservation and Conservation Policy
17.81Definitions
17.82Prohibited Agency Action
17.83Repealed, 1995 c 233 art 2 s 57
17.84Duties of Commissioner

LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION POLICY
17.844Livestock Production Policy

AGRICULTURAL LABORATORY SERVICES
17.85Laboratory Services

URBAN FOREST PROMOTION
AND DEVELOPMENT
17.86Urban Forest Promotion and Development

MERCURY MANOMETERS
17.861Replacement of Mercury Manometers

AGRICULTURAL CONTRACTS
17.90Definitions
17.91Required Language
17.92Recapture of Capital Investment Required by an Agricultural Contract
17.93Parent Company Responsibility for Contracts of Subsidiaries
17.94Implied Promise of Good Faith
17.941Producer's Right to Cancel
17.942Cover Sheet Requirements
17.943Contract Format
17.944Review by Commissioner
17.9441Limits on Remedies
17.9442Applicability of Contract Requirements
17.9443Waiver of Contract Provisions is Void
17.945Rules
17.95Department of Agriculture Ombudsman
17.97Agricultural Input Prepayments
17.98Dairy Marketing Contracts Excepted

ENFORCEMENT OF AGRICULTURAL LAWS
17.981Repealed, 1996 c 310 s 1
17.982Criminal and Administrative Penalties
17.983Administrative Penalties and Enforcement
17.984Investigation

PASSING ON THE FARM CENTER
17.985Passing on the Farm Center

ENTRY INTO FARM ANIMAL FACILITIES
17.986Entry into Farm Animal Facilities
17.987Repealed, 1Sp2001 c 2 s 162

WATER QUALITY CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
17.9891Purpose
17.9892Definitions
17.9893Certification Instrument
17.9894Certifying Agent License
17.9895Duties of a Certifying Agent
17.9896Certification Procedures
17.9897Certification Certainty
17.9898Audits
17.9899Data
17.991Rulemaking
17.992Reports
17.993Financial Assistance

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