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FARMS

See also AGRICULTURE

Affidavits, farm workers, restricted drivers' licenses, Minn. Rules 7410.4940

Agricultural aircraft, Minn. Rules 8800.2200, 8800.3800

Agricultural cooperatives, see under COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS

Agricultural development bond beginning farmer loan program, Minn. Rules 1650.0501 to 1650.0571

Agricultural Health and Safety Research Center, Minn. Statutes 2019 137.342

Agricultural improvements

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.02

Loans, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.043

Agricultural land, see FARM LANDS

Agricultural purposes, definitions, Minn. Rules 1650.0021

Agricultural water quality certification program, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.9891 to 2019 17.993

Agritourism, immunity from liability, Minn. Statutes 2019 604A.40

Agroforestry loans, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.048

Animal facilities, entry, biosecurity measures, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.986

Aquatic farms, see under AQUACULTURE

Authorized farm corporations or partnerships, see CORPORATE AND PARTNERSHIP FARMING

Beginning farmer loans, see under RURAL FINANCE AUTHORITY

Beginning farmers

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 41C.02

Dwellings, Minn. Statutes 2019 41C.02

Farm management programs, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.03, 2019 41B.036, 2019 41C.05

Loans, see Beginning farmer loans under RURAL FINANCE AUTHORITY

Best management practices

Agriculture best management practices loans, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.117

Farm opportunity loan program, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.057

Research, monitoring, and assessment data on, Minn. Statutes 2019 13.643

Shared savings loans, Minn. Statutes 2019 13.643

Sustainable agriculture demonstration grants, Minn. Statutes 2019 13.643, 2019 17.116

Boilers, inspections, exception, Minn. Statutes 2019 326B.988

Commercial or industrial activities, outdoor advertising, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2019 173.02

Conservation tillage, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.117

Cooperative farming agreements, Minn. Statutes 2019 16A.1283, 2019 97A.135

Cooperatives, see Agricultural cooperatives under COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS

Corporate and partnership farming, see CORPORATE AND PARTNERSHIP FARMING

Dairy farms, see DAIRY FARMS

Definitions

Agricultural Development Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 41C.02

Commercial Code, Minn. Statutes 2019 336.9-102

Estate taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 291.03

Farmer-Lender Mediation Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 583.22

Garnishment, Minn. Statutes 2019 571.921

Hazardous substances emergencies, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 299F.092

Rural Finance Authority Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.02

Unemployment Insurance Law, Minn. Statutes 2019 268.035

Waiver of statutory rights, Minn. Statutes 2019 550.42

Wholesale produce dealers, Minn. Statutes 2019 27.01

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2019 176.011

Definitions

Agricultural improvement loan program, Minn. Rules 1650.0611

"Minnesota grown" labeling statements, Minn. Rules 1556.0110

Reinvest in Minnesota reserve program, Minn. Rules 8400.3030

Seed potato certification, Minn. Rules 1510.2305

Dog houses or shelters, Minn. Statutes 2019 343.40

Employees, Fair Labor Standards Act, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2019 177.23

Employers

Farms exempt from definition, hazardous substances emergencies, Minn. Statutes 2019 299F.092

Training programs, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 182.653

Energy production on-farm, loans, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.057

Estate taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 291.03

Family farm corporations, see under CORPORATE AND PARTNERSHIP FARMING

Family farm partnerships, see under CORPORATE AND PARTNERSHIP FARMING

Family farms

Corporate and partnership farming, former owners, right of first refusal, Minn. Statutes 2019 500.245

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 176.011

Earnings, garnishment, Minn. Statutes 2019 571.921

Employees, workers' compensation, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2019 176.041

Family farm trusts, Minn. Statutes 2019 500.24

Legal assistance to, supreme court grants, see Supreme court legal services funds under LEGAL SERVICES

Limited liability companies, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.101, 2019 273.124, 2019 500.24

Livestock production, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.844

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.844, 2019 500.24

Family farms

Definitions

Minnesota food products logo, Minn. Rules 1550.2950

"Minnesota grown" labeling statements, Minn. Rules 1556.0110

Family farmers defined as, reciprocal interstate branching and acquisitions, Minn. Rules 2660.0020

Producers, family farms defined as, Minnesota food products logo, Minn. Rules 1550.2950

Farm auctions, sales and use taxes, Minn. Rules 8130.5800

Farm Bureau

Agricultural Fertilizer Research and Education Council, representation on, Minn. Statutes 2019 18C.70

Agriculture research, education, extension, and technology transfer grant advisory panel, representation, Minn. Statutes 2019 41A.14

Farm cooperatives, see Agricultural cooperatives under COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS

Farm corporations, see CORPORATE AND PARTNERSHIP FARMING

Farm crisis assistance, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.03

Farm crossings (railroads), Minn. Rules 8830.0100, 8830.0310

Farm equipment, see AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT

Farm homesteads, see Agricultural homesteads under HOMESTEADS

Farm improvement associations, appropriations to, Minn. Statutes 2019 375.18

Farm income, see Income under this topic

Farm loans

Agricultural debtors, Minn. Statutes 2019 550.366, 2019 550.42

Agricultural improvement loans, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.03, 2019 41B.043

Agricultural microloan pilot program, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.056

Agriculture best management practices loans, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.117

Beginning farm loans, see under RURAL FINANCE AUTHORITY

Dairy farms, Minn. Statutes 2019 116J.407

Data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2019 13.643

Discharged amount, income and franchise taxes, Minn. Statutes 2019 290A.03

Farm opportunity loan program, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.057

Livestock equipment loan program, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.055

Loan bonds, savings banks, investing in, Minn. Statutes 2019 50.14

Loan guaranty program, Minn. Statutes 2019 41A.01 to 2019 41A.06, 2019 469.148

Loan restructuring program, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.02, 2019 41B.04

Rural Finance Authority, see Loans under RURAL FINANCE AUTHORITY

Seller-sponsored loans, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.02, 2019 41B.03

Waiver of statutory rights, Minn. Statutes 2019 550.42

Farm loans

Developmental loans, reciprocal interstate branching and acquisitions, Minn. Rules 2660.0090

Generally, see RURAL FINANCE AUTHORITY

Farm management programs, beginning farmer program, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.03, 2019 41B.036, 2019 41C.05

Farm management programs, participation, seller-sponsored loan participation program borrowers, Minn. Rules 1651.0041

Farm safety specialists, Minn. Statutes 2019 137.34

Farm tenancy, Minn. Statutes 2019 500.25

Farm trucks, see under TRUCKS

Farmed cervidae, see FARMED CERVIDAE

Farmer-Lender Mediation Act, see under MEDIATION

Farmer-lender mediation

Family farm law project, Minn. Rules 1502.0012

Generally, Minn. Rules 1502.0024

Farmers' markets

Distressed food donations, limitation of liability, Minn. Statutes 2019 604A.10

Food handlers' licenses, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2019 28A.152

Food product sampling and demonstration, Minn. Statutes 2019 28A.151

Healthy eating, here at home program, incentives for food stamp recipients, Minn. Statutes 2019 138.912

Farmers' mutual insurance companies, see under MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANIES

Farmers

Affidavits, rBGH-free milk or cream, Minn. Statutes 2019 32D.23

Agriculture best management practices loans, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.117

Aquatic farmers, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.495, 2019 17.498

Beginning farmers, see same under this topic

Building movers, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2019 221.81

Certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.047, 2019 41C.05

Children or wards, Minn. Statutes 2019 116L.361 to 2019 116L.366, 2019 171.041, 2019 256E.37

Commercial drivers' licenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 171.02

Dairy farmers, see Producers under DAIRY PRODUCTS

Debt-to-asset ratio, loan restructuring program eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.03

Deer farmers, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.452

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 27.01, 2019 550.42

Dislocated workers, see under UNEMPLOYED PERSONS

Drivers transporting diesel fuel, gasoline, agricultural chemicals, or agricultural fertilizers, rule exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 221.033

Farm opportunity loan program, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.057

Farm product producers, see Producers under FARM PRODUCTS

Farmers Union, Minn. Statutes 2019 18C.70, 2019 41A.14

Food licensing, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 28A.15

Game farmers, great horned owls, trapping, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.705

Good Food Access Program Advisory Committee, immigrant farmers, representation, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.1018

Income, see same under this topic

Income taxes, estimated, annual payment, Minn. Statutes 2019 289A.25

Industrial hemp, see under CANNABIS (HEMP)

Insolvency, income and franchise taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 290.491

Livestock dealers, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2019 17A.03

Natural persons, combining of federal and state financing programs, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.036

Net worth, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.043, 2019 41B.047, 2019 41C.02, 2019 41C.05

Occupational safety and health, training programs, Minn. Statutes 2019 182.653

Organic farmers, Minn. Statutes 2019 31.94

Payments by, motor fuel taxes, Minn. Statutes 2019 296A.15

Planning, pesticide management plan, Minn. Statutes 2019 18B.045

Private carriers, driver qualification exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 221.031

Projected annual expenses, loan restructuring program, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.03

Reports given, Minn. Statutes 2019 296A.15

Rural youth farm equipment safety program, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.107

Soil and water conservation plans, beginning farmer loans, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.03, 2019 41C.05

Statements by, children or wards, restricted drivers' licenses, necessity, Minn. Statutes 2019 171.041

Subsurface sewage treatment systems, licensing, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 115.56

Veteran farmer cooperative training, fees, Minn. Statutes 2019 123B.39

Water quality certification program, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.9896, 2019 17.9897

Workers' compensation, exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2019 176.041

Farmers

Claims against wholesale produce dealers, priority distribution, Minn. Rules 1500.0801

Definitions, waste pesticide collection program, Minn. Rules 1509.0020

Drivers' licenses

Generally, see DRIVERS LICENSES

Restricted licenses, Minn. Rules 7410.4940

Education and training, legal education, farmer-lender mediation, Minn. Rules 1502.0004

First time farmers, Minn. Rules 1650.0511

Organizations, Arbitration Council, Minn. Rules 1572.0020

Pesticide end-users, farmers defined as, waste pesticide collection program, Minn. Rules 1509.0020

Restructure farmers, Restructure II program, Minn. Rules 1653.0011 to 1653.0111

Farmhouses, defined as agricultural improvements, Minn. Statutes 2019 41C.02

Farming operations

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2019 336.9-102

Rules affecting, Minn. Statutes 2019 14.111, 2019 14.14

Farming, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 41C.02

Farming, definitions

Agricultural improvement loan program, Minn. Rules 1650.0611

Seller-sponsored loan participation program, Minn. Rules 1651.0021

Financial assistance

Data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2019 13.643

Farm loans, see same under this topic

Flood, snow, or other naturally caused damage, agricultural improvement loans, existing debt, refinancing, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.043

Foreclosure, see Agricultural property under FORECLOSURE

Historic places, Minn. Statutes 2019 138.664

Homestead redemption program, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.037, 2019 41B.07

Income

Discharged farm loans defined as, Minn. Statutes 2019 290A.03

Gross family or gross individual income, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.047

Loan restructuring program, eligibility requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.03

MFIP applicants or participants, Minn. Statutes 2019 256J.37

Receipts defined as income, Minn. Statutes 2019 501C.1103

Unitary business principle, definitions, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 290.17

Industrial activities, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.242

Insurance

Agents, see INSURANCE AGENTS, SOLICITORS, AND BROKERS

Farmers' mutual insurance companies, see under MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANIES

Land, see FARM LANDS

Leases

Corporate and partnership farming, former owners, right of first refusal, Minn. Statutes 2019 500.245

Drafting, Minn. Statutes 2019 481.02

Family farm trusts, Minn. Statutes 2019 500.24

Liability, nuisance liability, Minn. Statutes 2019 561.19

Loans, see Farm loans under this topic

Names, recording with county recorder, Minn. Statutes 2019 386.36

Normal farm practices, protection for, metropolitan agricultural preserves, Minn. Statutes 2019 473H.12

Owners, workers' compensation coverage, election, Minn. Statutes 2019 176.041

Partnership farming, see CORPORATE AND PARTNERSHIP FARMING

Passing on the Farm Center, Southwest Technical College, Granite Falls, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.985

Permits, solid waste disposal, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.135

Pressure vessels, inspection, exception, Minn. Statutes 2019 326B.988

Producers, farms defined as, "Minnesota grown" labeling statements, Minn. Rules 1556.0110

Railroad crossings, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.13, 2019 219.36

Reinvest in Minnesota reserve program, definitions, Minn. Rules 8400.3030

Rental value, determination after death of life tenant, Minn. Statutes 2019 500.25

Right to farm, Minn. Statutes 2019 561.19

Rural Finance Authority, see RURAL FINANCE AUTHORITY

Rural youth farm equipment safety program, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.107

Solid waste, disposal permits, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.135

Sustainable agriculture demonstration grants, Minn. Statutes 2019 13.643, 2019 17.116

Tenants, Minn. Statutes 2019 500.25

Tree farms, see under TREES AND SHRUBS

Valuation of property Restructure II program, Minn. Rules 1653.0021, 1653.0051

Waste pesticide collection program, see under PESTICIDES

Waste, Minn. Statutes 2019 41A.02, 2019 216B.2424, 2019 297A.69

Water quality certification program, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.9891 to 2019 17.993

Wetlands, generally, see WETLANDS

Wild rice, see Farming under WILD RICE

Wineries, Minn. Statutes 2019 340A.101, 2019 340A.315

Work farms, see WORKHOUSES

Workplace accident and injury reduction, farmers, management, compliance, Minn. Rules 5208.1500