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Mar 24, 2015 | The Business of Agriculture

Leasing Farm Buildings as Tax Strategy

Whether they are adding grain bins, machine sheds or livestock facilities to their operations, more producers are choosing leases, primarily as a tax management strategy.

Feb 25, 2014 | Rural Communities

Turning Grain Bin Tragedy Into Life-Saving Message

Sharing the story of her father-in-law’s death inside a grain bin never gets easier. But Mandy Hammes recounts the tragedy in the hope that other farmers will take the necessary precautions to protect themselves and their families. Her message is timely during Grain Bin Safety Week.

Oct 19, 2013 |

Keeping Farm Kids Safe

With more farm equipment on the road and in the fields for harvest, it’s more important than ever to take precautions and prevent accidents.

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