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Agency Publications
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Farmer Information

Connecticut Agricultural Business Guide


Connecticut Weekly Agricultural Report

Farmer's Guide to Processing and Selling Meat or Poultry in Connecticut


Farmers' Market Reference Guide

New Farmer Packet

Wholesale Farmers Listing

Consumer Information

Connecticut Apple Varieties and Their Uses


Connecticut State and Federal Agricultural Organizations


Crop Availability Calendar


Road Safety for Motor Vehicle Drivers and Equestrians 


Conservation, Planning, and Land Classification

A Guide for Municipalities: Department of Agriculture Programs and Services for Municipalities

Conservation Options for Connecticut Farmland - updated June 2015 


Planning for Agriculture: A Guide for Connecticut Municipalities - (2,828 KB, 72 page, .pdf) a publication of the American Farmland Trust and the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities, funded in part by a Farm Viability Grant for Municipalities/Public Act 05-228 - Impact of "An Act Concerning Farmland Preservation, Land Protection, Affordable Housing and Historic Preservation" on the CT Department of Agriculture (a report to the Legislature, January 2007) (2,369 KB, 50 page, .pdf).


Public Act 490: CONNECTICUT'S Current-Use Tax Law for Farmland, Forest Land, Open Space and Maritime Heritage Land - A Practical Guide and Overview for Landowners, Assessors, and Government , funded in part by the Connecticut Department of Agriculture through the Community Investment Act (P.A. 05-228). A publication of the Connecticut Farm Bureau. Updated 2015. (.pdf, 52 pages, 5,296 KB)


Economic Studies

"The Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Connecticut's Dairy Industry" - (371 KB, 32 pg, .pdf)   A joint report (Department of Economic Development, Department of Agriculture in cooperation with the University of Connecticut Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics) to the Environment and Energy and Technology Committees, January 2009.


"Economic Impacts of Connecticut's Agricultural Industry"   (.pdf, 28pgs) A study which ascertains and documents the significance of agriculture and related industries to Connecticut’s economy.


Grow Connecticut Farms First Annual Report, by the Governor’s Council for Agricultural Development.

Milk Regulation Board Study of the Connecticut Milk Industry - Report to the Environment Committee, April 2006 - (504 KB, .pdf)