Risk Management Guide for Organic Producers


Risk Management Guide for Organic Producers

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University of Minnesota




In this publication, we focus on production risks for crops that include cultural practices, variety selection, and management of pests and diseases. This publication will help growers who are contemplating adopting organic production practices understand the risks that are associated with organic production and make choices that will minimize those risks. Additionally, this guide will also be beneficial to all organic producers, regardless of their level of experience.


This book is made up of 14 chapters.

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This manual was funded by the USDA Risk Management Agency (RMA) through a Research Partnership Grant titled “Tools for Managing Pest and Environmental Risks to Organic Crops in the Upper Midwest”.

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Moncada, Kristine M.; Sheaffer, Craig C.. (2010). Risk Management Guide for Organic Producers. Retrieved from the University Digital Conservancy, https://hdl.handle.net/11299/123677.

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