Tag: farming

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

FSA Offering Loans for First Time, Young, and Underserved Farmers

While the Farm Service Agency is committed to serving all farmers and ranchers, by statute, the FSA does target a portion of all their Guaranteed loan fund, Direct Operating and Direct Farm Ownership loan funds, and microloan funding to new, and underserved applicants. Gary Schommer with the Polk County FSA says that includes any applicant…
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October 13, 2020 0

CLC welcomes new agricultural director

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/13/20) (Brainerd, MN) — Central Lakes College is welcoming in another faculty member as their new Director of the Ag & Energy Center and Farm Business Management. Cory Detloff replaces Keith Olander, who has been in the role since 2014. Olander will be transitioning to the role of Executive Director of…
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October 13, 2020 0