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SD Public Utilities Commission wants up-to-date financials on grain buyers

June 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) Regulators need better tools to detect a grain buyer’s deteriorating financial condition, the chairman of the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission said Wednesday, after farmers in the Dakotas lost $4 million selling sunflowers to Anderson Seed Co. Continue Reading

Seed corn in tight supply for farmers in Minn.

February 10, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL (AP) A tight supply of seed corn is a growing concern for Minnesota farmers as spring planting approaches.
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Concern growing over tight seed corn supply

February 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota Corn Growers Association President John Mages says a seed dealer recently told him that if a farmer had a thousand acres of seed corn to plant and he or she didn’t have any ordered, it would be tough to get.
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Diversification allows regional family seed company to continue to see growth

January 3, 2011 in West Central Tribune

MURDOCK The farm fields north of Murdock lie fallow and snow-covered, but the winter scene is anything but quiet.
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Local families have decades-long tradition at Minnesota State Fair

August 27, 2010 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL For nearly 70 years, members of the Enestvedt family have been telling visitors at the Minnesota State Fair about the hybrid seeds they produce and sell on their Sacred Heart farm.
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