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Second Quarter Economic Review

August 2020 Market Update

Late August 2020 Market Update

September 2020 Market Update






Three generations
22 Oct 2020
Life estates can be the perfect tool to keep assets within a family. However, there are some drawbacks depending on your situation. Learn whether a life estate is right for you by clicking here. 
Combine dumping corn into a grain cart
19 Oct 2020
2020 has been a year like none other. We have seen government payments sent to help support farmers and ranchers in response to COVID-19 and other market disruptions. Read about important deadlines that are upcoming for these programs. 
Minnesota State Capitol
16 Oct 2020
The Minnesota legislature just passed a bonding bill, including Section 179 tax conformity with the federal level. Click here to read more. 
14 Oct 2020
2020 has been memorable to say the least. But as we wind down the year, here are just a couple reminders regarding harvest losses that you should keep in mind. 
Young farmer with beet
09 Oct 2020
The Small Business Administration recently announced changes to the Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness application by releasing a simpler form. Get the details by clicking here.