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Economic Analysis and Market Research

Agriculture is the foundation of Minnesota's economy. Minnesota ranks No. 5 in the nation in agricultural production with $16.4 billion in agricultural sales per year. Agricultural production and processing industries generate over $121 billion annually in total economic impacts and support more than 431,000 jobs.

This program focuses on providing market information and economic data to Minnesota's agricultural producers, processors, and exporters, as well as policy-makers and the general public. The key program areas include: domestic and international market research, economic and statistical analysis, and economic impact studies at the state, regional, and county levels.

Research Reports and Publications


MDA Contact

Su Ye, Chief Economist
Su.Ye@state.mn.us, 651-201-6384

Emily Jerve, Marketing Supervisor
Emily.Jerve@state.mn.us, 651-201-6189

Ag Marketing & Development Division