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GUEBERT: Ag cooperatives continue to evolve, serve millions

December 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

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GUEBERT: Ag cooperatives continue to evolve, serve millions

December 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"417391","attributes":{"alt":"Alan Guebert, Syndicated Columnist","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]  The weekly hometown newspaper recently…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

GUEBERT: Creaming the co-op

November 8, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Sometimes it takes a newspaper’s ink-stained thumb to right the scale of justice, and no newspaper has a bigger, inkier thumb than the New York Times. Continue Reading

SD House OKs tax change for rural electric co-ops

February 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE The state House of Representatives voted Friday in strong support of changing the tax system for rural electric cooperatives in South Dakota by taking price out of calculation. Continue Reading

Wheat Growers co-op in Dakotas buys S.D. precision agronomy company

February 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Aberdeen-based Wheat Growers co-op did not give the purchase price for MZB Technologies. Wheat Grower CEO Dale Locken says the co-op plans to further develop the company’s agriculture software and precision farming system.
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SD rural electric co-ops look to cut tax hikes

January 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The change sought by the co-ops would levy a tax per kilowatt-hour sold. Price of electricity would be taken out of the equation. Continue Reading

American Crystal: Still acting in spirit of co-op?

January 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

As the lockout drags on, some question whether American Crystal Sugar is more concerned with the bottom line than with the community ideals of a co-op. The answer has something to do with its evolution. Continue Reading

2011 very good year for largest U.S. cooperative

January 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Yet despite the good times, there’s some restlessness these days at Minnesota-based CHS. Its farmer-owners see the world of agriculture changing in dramatic ways, and the co-op is scrambling to meet the challenge. Continue Reading

Minnesota leads nation in cooperatives

October 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A national survey Tuesday said Minnesota is home to four of the Top 10 cooperatives in the nation. Three others — American Crystal Sugar among them — also made the Top 100 list released by NCB, a bank for cooperatives. Continue Reading

Minnesota leads nation in cooperatives

October 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A national survey Tuesday said Minnesota is home to four of the Top 10 cooperatives in the nation. Three others — American Crystal Sugar among them — also made the Top 100 list released by NCB, a bank for cooperatives. Continue Reading