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NDSU Extension Resources

"Our purpose is to create learning partnerships that help adults and youth enhance their lives and communities."

NDSU Extension Home   
Farm Economics - Covers a variety of topics including Crop Economics and Risk Management, Farm Management, and Livestock Economics.
Presentations from Meetings, Workshops, and Conferences - Presentations from Meetings, Workshops, and Conferences Check out some of the presentations made at area meetings, workshops and conferences 
Personal and Family Finance - A variety of personal finance-related topics from NDSU Extension. 

University of Minnesota Center for Farm Financial Management

“The Center for Farm Financial Management (CFFM) at the University of Minnesota provides educational programs and software tools that are practical, timely, and applicable to real-world farm situations.”

CFFM Home 
‘Ed’s World’ - The world according to Ed Ussett, Grain Marketing Specialist for the CFFM. 
Ag Risk and Farm Management Library - 'Collects, categorizes and organizes thousands of Agriculture Risk and Farm Management documents, videos and presentations to help you find the information you need.'

University of Wisconsin - Madison Extension Services

"Through the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences partnership with U of W Extension, our faculty and staff participate in dozens of extension programs and services."

U of W Extension Home
Integrated Pest and Crop Management - They work to bring research-based information regarding Wisconsin farm profits, water quality, pest management, pesticide use practices, and nutrient management planning to Wisconsin farmers and landowners.
Soil Science Extension Program - Multiple articles from U of W Soil Scientists.
UW Center for Agricultural Safety & Health - The Center works to meet the agricultural safety and health needs of the farming community.
Discovery Farms - Working with more than 40 farmers across Wisconsin on water quality monitoring and nitrogen use efficiency. 
Environmental Resources Center - The UW Environmental Resources Center (ERC) works at the crossroads of communities, natural resources and agriculture.

DTN/Progressive Farmer Blogs

Minding Ag’s Business – Covers a wide range of topics relating to running a successful farming operation. 
Technically Speaking – Weekly updates on grain, livestock, and energy markets. 
Ag Policy – Continually updated on all aspects of ag policy and government regulation. 
Machinery Chatter -- Equipment best practices, maintenance, safety, and more.