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2009 ag income tax update for farm families available
For tax years 2009 and 2010, there are a number changes that have resulted from the passage of federal tax laws. These changes can dramatically affect farm families, their farm business and the management of their tax planning. Section 179 depreciation and bonus depreciation have...
January 8, 2010 - 11:53am
November 4, 2009
Franken announces USDA rural grants
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken announced that the United States Department of Agriculture has awarded 59 Minnesota farmers and small businesses grants totaling $2,868,225. The Rural Development funds will be used to assist rural small businesses in developing renewable energy systems. ...
business briefs / business
November 4, 2009 - 7:41am
September 11, 2009
Big Iron celebrates 29 years as region's premier ag expo
Big Iron, the Midwest region's largest agricultural expo is back bigger and better than ever, with organizers hoping to outperform last year's record-breaking attendance figures during its three day run, Sept. 15-18. The event is held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at the Red River...
September 11, 2009 - 4:11pm
August 28, 2009
RDO Equipment wins 'Best in Class' award
RDO Equipment Co., one of the largest farm equipment dealership groups in North America, has been chosen as the 2009 "Best-in-Class Farm Equipment Dealership of the Year" by Farm Equipment magazine. The company is headquartered in Fargo. More than 130 dealerships across North...
business briefs / business
August 28, 2009 - 3:15pm
Dairy Research and Promotion Council seeks candidates
The Minnesota Dairy Research and Promotion Council is seeking candidates to run for board positions in 11 statewide districts. Candidates will represent dairy farmers in their district, and make decisions regarding the expenditure of dairy check-off funds. Candidates should be...
August 28, 2009 - 2:57pm
Ag experts featured at Big Iron seminars
WEST FARGO -- While kicking tires and checking out the new technology, growers attending the Big Iron Farm Show, Sept. 15-17, are encouraged to visit the Red River Farm Network Issues and Events Center. Located at the heart of the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo, between...
August 28, 2009 - 2:57pm
August 21, 2009
MDA announces Minn. Farmer Assistance Network
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is establishing a new network of services to help farmers who are having financial difficulties. As announced by Gov. Pawlenty at Farmfest, the Minnesota Farmer Assistance Network (MFAN) will provide mentoring, technical assistance and financial...
August 21, 2009 - 1:51pm
August 10, 2009
Political Notebook: GOP stops Farmfest gubernatorial straw poll
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Republicans stopped a straw poll for governor half-way through the annual Farmfest event. "A straw poll was started but stopped because the state chair had not authorized it," state Republican spokesman Mark Drake said. "We didn't want to take attention away...
August 10, 2009 - 12:38pm
August 5, 2009
Bobcat lays off nearly 200 in North Dakota
WEST FARGO - Bobcat Co.
news / business
August 5, 2009 - 11:44am
Farm bill and the economy key issues of debate at this year's Farmfest
GILFILLAN -- Serving in Congress has been like "drinking from a fire hose" since the new farm bill became law last May, Rep. Collin Peterson...
August 5, 2009 - 10:22am
July 24, 2009
Minnesota outpaces nation in agricultural export growth; state exports grew by 51 percent last year
Minnesota's agricultural export rate increased by more than 50 percent last year according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. From 2007 to 2008, the estimated value of Minnesota agricultural exports grew by 51 percent and outpaced the national...
July 24, 2009 - 3:04pm
MDA celebrates 20 years of sustainable farming innovations
For 20 years, Minnesota farmers have led the nation in sustainable agriculture innovations, while increasing efficiency and profitability. These nation-leading innovative projects are now highlighted in the 20th anniversary edition of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture's Greenbook. The...
July 24, 2009 - 3:03pm
July 3, 2009
Wineries sprout up in state
If you're into locally produced goods, add one more to your list --- wine. Richwood Winery, based just outside of Richwood about 10 miles north...
Detroit Lakes / news
July 3, 2009 - 12:18pm
June 29, 2009
Some North Dakotans oppose wind turbines in their backyards
FARGO - Dennis and Carolyn Stillings moved into the country to enjoy the serenity and beauty of the rolling prairie near the Sheyenne River...
June 29, 2009 - 10:30am
May 21, 2009
Fresh, local: Farmers Market
'Tis the season for farming, and for organic farmers in the area, it also means the beginning of the Detroit Lakes Farmer's Market. This year's...
May 21, 2009 - 2:35pm