Tag: Farm News

MN Delegates Travel to Europe for Trade Talks

Minnesota — A number of delegates from Minnesota are currently participating in a trade trip to Europe in hopes of supporting Minnesota agriculture. One of those delegates includes Minnesota Department of Ag Commissioner Thom Petersen, who we had the chance to interview as part of this week’s NAFB reports. Commissioner Petersen talks more about this…
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November 16, 2021 0

U of M Launching “Making Every Acre Pay” Webinar Series

The University of Minnesota is rolling out a series of free weekly webinars this Friday titled “Making Every Acre Pay” from 8-9 a.m. each Friday throughout the rest of January. University of Minnesota Extension Regional Crops Educator, Angie Peltier, says the first seminar will address a problem she has seen around the region in heavier…
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January 13, 2021 0

Beginning Farmers in Minnesota have Tax Break Available in 2021

St. Paul – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s (MDA) Rural Finance Authority is now accepting applications for a tax credit for the sale or lease of land, equipment, machinery, and livestock in Minnesota by beginning farmers. To qualify, the applicant must be a Minnesota resident with the desire to start farming or who began farming…
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January 3, 2021 0

Sound Ag Advice: Start Making Tax Plans Before End of Year

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/23/20) Fargo, ND — As we get closer to the end of the year, now is a great time for farmers to start doing their tax planning. Not just because they probably have more time with harvest wrapped up, but because they still have to time make adjustments and put themselves…
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November 23, 2020 0