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It is hard to escape emerging technology. It surrounds us, and it can be overwhelming, regardless of your age. Technology can be intimidating, but almost more intimidating than the technology itself is when to adopt that technology for your own use. Talk to the people who LAND MINDS bought Beta video tape players or large video disc players By Kevin Schulz — they thought that they were getting in on the cutting edge of technology. Now, they have obsolete dust collectors that actually might be worth something on the “Antiques Roadshow.” If only I knew where I could find one of each... Farmers have always been good at adapting to new technology, if at first they can be convinced that the new technology can improve the bottom line of their operation. Technology adoption is the first step, but maybe most important is the utilization of said technology. Growing up, I remember hearing of an area farmer who fell on hard times and had to go out of business. Upon discussing his hard times, I overheard someone exclaim, “I don’t know how he went out of busienss, he had a computer.” Sadly, there was no tongue in cheek when that comment was uttered. A computer does not make a farmer successful. Yes, computers are a big part of today’s farming operations, but a producer has to know what to do with one to make it work for them. Much like today’s variable rate technology, for example, won’t make the most-efficient farmer. If you are going to fork over the big bucks to install today’s technology, you had better be sure that you take it to the furthest step to learn how to make that technology work the most efficiently for your operation. In the case of variable rate technology, one farmer can have such variability in his farm’s soils types, even within one field, that it makes no sense to apply one rate of seed, chemicals and nutrients across all soil types. To continue blanket application over all soil types when the technology is available to do otherwise is like throwing seed out the window. And at the cost of seed today, you know how careless that is.

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INSIDE THIS ISSUE:

18A — North American Farm & Power Show set to roll in Owatonna, Minn. 25A — John Baize, Al Kluis and Dennis Todey offer quick comebacks to pressing questions 30A — Big duck farming dreams prove challenging

When you throw in the cost of nutrients and pesticides-herbicides, and the environmental concerns of overuse, you can see how quickly adoption of such technology can be justified. Before diving in, and jumping on the new technology bandwagon, be sure to do your homework. A notso-new technology can help you do your homework. Jump on that computer and do some internet searches of how these new technologies can benefit your operation. Don’t have a computer? No fear. Hop in your truck and head to one of the winter farm shows being held throughout Minnesota and Iowa. Companies will be showing off their technologies. Don’t be afraid of new technology; it can be your best friend. Kevin Schulz is the editor of The Land. He may be reached at editor@TheLandOnline.com. ❖

38A — Dairy producers take to the Hill March 5 7B — Kent Thiesse tackles farmers’ option in the new farm bill in this week’s ‘Farm Programs’ column 10B — University of Minnesota’s Marin Bozic spells out farm bill impact on dairy


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Read it and pay; farm bill features hiding in plain sight On Jan. 5, 2011, the website for the “House Republican Majority” — (The farm bill) vote, however, came 48 hours after www.gop.gov — trumpeted the 950-page bill’s final language was hashed news that its members had out. Does anyone believe that anyone on Capitol acted on their “promise” to “ensure that bills are Hill, let alone the public, actually read the bill for debated and discussed in content, cost and clarity in those 48 hours? the public square by publishing the text online for at least three days before FARM & FOOD FILE understood by all interested mostly remained in hiding afterwards. coming up for a vote in the parties before it is voted on.” By Alan Guebert Take the Agricultural Act of 2014. House of Representatives.” Three years in, however, The farm bill easily is one of the The reason for the new the House rarely has biggest, most complex, most expensive rule was plain: there will posted any pending legis- pieces of legislation Congress has voted be “no more hiding leglation 72 hours before a on this session. That vote, however, islative language from the final vote. If anything was came 48 hours after the 950-page bill’s minority party, opponents and the pubfinal language was hashed out. lic. Legislation,” it lectured, “should be “hiding” in any bill before a vote, it Does anyone believe that anyone on Capitol Hill, let alone the public, actually read the bill for content, cost and clarity in those 48 hours? This is important because, for exam-

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ple, no one confirmed the bill’s estimated $23 billion in savings (according to the bill’s writers) over the 2008 law or the lesser, $16 billion in savings calculated by the Congressional Budget Office. We know both were mostly smoke because, in fact, if today’s 2014-15 crop production estimates are even close to being right, payouts for subsidized crop insurance, the centerpiece of the 2014 law, could easily wipe out those savings in the next two or so years. Links posted at http://farmandfoodfile.com. Economists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture said as much when the agency released its farm income estimates in mid-February. Falling grain prices will clip net farm income 27 percent in 2014, the USDA calculates, from $130.5 billion last year to $95.8 billion this year. There are other ripe plums in the farm bill that, coincidentally, appeared

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privatize almost every aspect of what we once called “farm programs,” it can’t hurt knowing the pitfalls and costs of clunkers like chicken insurance. It’d be even better to know about ’em before Congress actually voted on ’em.

Alan Guebert’s “Farm and Food File” is published weekly in more than 70 newspapers in North America. Contact him at agcomm@farmandfoodfile.com. Past columns, news and events are posted at www.farmandfoodfile.com. ❖

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GUEBERT, from pg. 4A just after the House and Senate votes. One, while silent on fact, speaks volumes to how Congress views itself and government transparency. “Just a few days since Congress approved a $956.4 billion farm bill,” explained the Feb. 7 Washington Post, “watchdog groups are complaining that lawmakers didn’t include language that would force the Agriculture Department to disclose whether lawmakers and senior government officials receive any payment from new crop insurance programs.” Curiously, the House version of the working bill did include disclosure language for members of Congress and Cabinet secretaries. The final version, however, eliminated it because, according to one “House aide familiar with the talks,” noted the Post, “it just wasn’t a priority.” Other crop insurance ideas sure were, though. For example, Section 11022, Part 21, Section A of the bill’s Title XI, Crop Insurance section, orders the Federal Crop Insurance Corp. to “contract with a qualified person to conduct a study to determine the feasibility of insuring poultry producers for a catastrophic event.” Why would Congress order a study of taxpayersubsidized “catastrophic” insurance to businesses in one of the most packer-dominated, market-integrated sectors in American agriculture? Beats me. Moreover, why would Congress order another study just four years after taxpayers caught the tab for a similar one in 2010 that concluded the industry’s “lack of transparency” made any insurance product in poultry not “feasible”? The likely answer isn’t explicitly stated in the 2014 farm bill but is quite clear to anyone who reads the law — either now or later: If Congress intends to mandate subsidized crop insurance to, essentially,

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Commentary: Farm bill provides meaningful safety net It has been a long, long road for the Agricultural Act of 2014, or what we call the “farm bill.” Farm Bureau is now focused on the rule making and implementation process. This bill provides a safety net for both consumers and farmers for the next five years. It provides the much-needed bipartisan savings of $23 billion over 10 years, and bipartisan reform that repeals or consolidates nearly 100 programs. Some headlines have read “farm subsidies continue while nutrition is cut.” Let’s take a closer look. Crop insurance Because of the elimination of direct payments, risk management tools like crop insurance were strengthened under the new law. This public-private partnership ensures that we as farmers and ranchers invest in our own risk management for things out of our control like weather problems and market failures. Remember with crop insurance, we get a bill, not a check. We don’t collect unless a loss has occurred and has been verified. Conservation compliance is now tied to participation for highly erodible soils and wetlands, and Min-

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nesota farmers in the prairie-pothole region will also forestry, trade, energy and rural development. need to comply with a sodbuster provision for crop SNAP insurance purposes. This farm bill is about food, from farmers to conDairy sumers. This bill also provides a safety net for the It is a fact that dairy policy consumers who need food for their families. was completely overhauled in Let’s understand the facts around the nutriorder to repeal a 70-year-old, tion cuts. outdated and ineffective proSome states, 17 to be exact and not MinThis public-prigram. nesota, boost individual food stamp benefits vate partnerDairy farmers may now parby giving people small amounts of federal ship ensures ticipate in a voluntary margin heating assistance in the Low Income Home that we as protection program that will Energy Assistance Program, which automatfarmers and provide support during cataically enrolls individuals (850,000) in the strophic conditions as well as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program ranchers invest prolonged periods of low mar— they call it “heat and eat.” in our own risk gins. This bill increases the energy assistance to management It is also a fact that the live$20 to qualify for SNAP benefits which will for things out stock industry has battled save $8 billion and reflects the cut of 1 perof our control severe weather conditions for cent to the nutrition program. like weather the past two years with no proIn closing problems and grams available to provide any So when you read “farm subsidies continue market failures. form of relief. while nutrition is cut,” remember the This bill not only reauthorizes 10-year total spending for the “farm” livestock disaster assistance on a portion — $44.4 billion for the compermanent basis, but also retroacmodity program (or 4.6 percent of total tively applies it back to 2012 and cost) — was cut by 31 percent or $14 2013. billion, and the $89.8 billion crop insurance program (or 9.4 percent of total Conservation cost) was strengthened by $6 billion. It is a fact that 23 duplicative and overlapping conservation programs will be consolidated into 13 In other words, the commodity title programs to better protect our water quality, Kevin Paap and crop insurance are about 15 percent reduce soil erosion, enhance soil quality and proof the total cost of the farm bill, but they vide habitat for our wildlife. contributed over one half of the total savings. And the It is also a fact that beginning farmers will see a $756 billion nutrition program (79.1 percent of total significant improvement in access to credit through cost) was only cut by 1 percent, or $8 billion. programing and loan programs and specialty crops, This commentary was submitted by Kevin Paap, including organic, are also addressed in a more Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation president and impactful manner. This bill also includes research, Garden City, Minn.-area farmer. ❖

Winslow finishes in top four at National Collegiate Discussion meet

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Katie Winslow of Fountain in Fillmore County, Minn., finished in the top four of the National Collegiate Discussion Meet competition at the recent American Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Farmers & Ranchers Conference in Virginia Beach, Va. She was among 53 who competed. In addition to Winslow, the Final Four consisted of young farmers from Missouri, Wisconsin and Oklahoma, with the winner from Wisconsin. “Coming to this conference and competing in the discussion meet allowed me to network and share ideas with other young farmers and ranchers from across the country,” Winslow said. “I truly appreciate the opportunities I have had with Farm Bureau, and I plan on continuing to be an active member.” Winslow advanced to the AFBF competition after capturing top honors at the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Farmers and Ranchers Collegiate Discussion Meet Competition in November.

Contestants are judged on their basic knowledge of critical farm issues and their ability to exchange ideas and information in a setting aimed at cooperative problem solving. All of the Collegiate Discussion Meet competitors in the AFBF YF&R contest will receive a $250 scholarship from the CHS Foundation. As a Final Four competitor, Winslow will receive an additional $1,000 scholarship. Winslow attends the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities where she is majoring in majoring in agricultural education. She is the daughter of Scott and Jean Winslow. Eight Farm Bureau members from Minnesota were among over 1,000 Farm Bureau members attending the AFBF YF&R Conference. The conference also features seminars, tours and a Harvest for All service project. ❖


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The Minnesota FFA Alumni Association is proud to announce the Minnesota FFA Hall of Fame Class of 2014. These eight inductees will join the 162 members that have been inducted into the Minnesota FFA Hall of Fame the past 10 years, including the 75 inaugural members in 2004. The FFA Hall of Fame is a collaborative effort between the Minnesota FFA Association, Alumni and Foundation. “The Hall of Fame is an excellent opportunity to honor the men and women who, over the years, have demonstrated leadership and commitment not only to the FFA but also to Minnesota’s agricultural industry,” said Mallory Pagel, president of the Minnesota FFA Association. A selection committee consisting of FFA members, alumni, agricultural educators and foundation representatives selected the final inductees. “We were looking for individuals who have been influential and supportive of Minnesota FFA and who have demonstrated a high level of service and longstanding commitment to agriculture, agribusiness and/or education in agriculture,” said Steve Olson, co-chair, Minnesota FFA Hall of Fame Committee. The 2014 Hall of Fame Class of inductees will be formally announced and recognized at the Minnesota FFA Alumni Association Annual Conference which will be held March 1 at the Cascade Meadow Wetlands & Environmental Science Center in Rochester. More information is available at www.mnffaalumni.org. An induction ceremony will be held April 28 during the 85th State FFA Convention. The 2014 Hall of Fame Class will be featured on the Minnesota FFA Alumni Association website as well as the state FFA convention newsletter to be distributed shortly after convention. The Minnesota FFA Foundation through its Star Partners Program provides resources that support the FFA Hall of Fame program. For more information about programs and funding opportunities log on to www.mnffafoundation.org. FFA is a national youth organization that makes a positive difference in the lives of young people by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success of its 557,318 student members preparing for leadership and careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture. More than 10,000 students with 183 chapters are members of the Minnesota FFA Association. Minnesota FFA Hall of Fame selection criteria Nominees should meet many, but not necessarily all, of the following criteria. • Contributions and service the candidate has provided to agriculture/agribusiness, to education in

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hundreds of dead fish wind-rowed along the shore of a lake that have died over the course of the winter. While many area lakes now have aeration systems installed to stave off such events, it’s impossible sometimes to defeat Mother Nature. Most area anglers can recall several popular lakes in south-central Minnesota that periodically offer phenomenal angling, only to eventually be decimated by a savage winter such as the one we’re now enduring. But the great fishing that anglers had previously in some of the shallow, fertile waters that dot the area most likely came on the heels of a severe winterkill, followed by some intense stocking programs by the Minnesota DNR. True, it always takes a few years for the fishery to come back from a severe winterkill. But when it comes to fishing, as every angler knows, patience always is a virtue. John Cross is a Mankato (Minn.) Free Press staff writer. Contact him at jcross@mankatofreepress.com or (507) 344-6376 or follow him on Twitter @jcross_photo. ❖

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Thor Nelson, a DNR conservation officer stationed in New Ulm, Minn., said there’s been a flurry of activity on the lakes in his area in recent days as anglers have been removing their houses. “It hasn’t been too troublesome getting around on the lakes in our area,” he said. “Hanska pretty much blows clean and some have been out on lakes with snow plows. “But with this latest snow, that will probably change,” he said, urging anglers not to wait until the last minute to remove their houses. The list of Minnesota lakes that had been open to liberalized fishing regulations through Feb. 23 because of the threat of winterkill had grown to 10. In the Mankato area, only Dora Lake has been open to liberalized fishing. High Island Lake near New Auburn in Sibley County was the next-closest lake to be opened. But undoubtedly, there will be other shallow, south-central Minnesota lakes that will succumb in coming weeks to the effects of the prolonged severe winter conditions. It’s never a pleasant discovery at iceout to see the bleached carcasses of

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Lordy, but it’s been a long, In some cases, most prulong winter. And by the dent anglers have discovlooks of the forecast, it’s not ered it pays to travel in ending anytime soon. pairs so that one vehicle can use one of those stretchable Piling insult onto injury, snatch straps to extricate more sub-zero temperatures the other from snowbanks. are predicted on the heels of this latest storm. (And yes, I Ice shelter owners who would like a glass for this haven’t visited their fishing whine — and make it a tall abodes recently likely will THE OUTDOORS one, thank you.) be in for an unpleasant surBy John Cross prise when they attempt to Not that it matters too much, remove them. but gamefish season for Minnesota’s inland waters has come to an end. Already last week, retrieving shelters From now until the season reopens on that were well off the beaten path May 10, anglers will make panfish their through the deep snow was becoming a difficult proposition. targets for the rest of what most likely will be an extended ice-fishing season. But now, after this latest winter blow, Hardly a comforting point of reference, getting them off the lake will be even ice-out records kept by the Lake Washmore of a challenge. ington Association list the earliest iceThe deadline for removing them in the out dates for that popular lake as March southern two-thirds of Minnesota is 8 in 1987 and again in 2000. March 3. Anglers in the northern Last year, April 19 was the official reaches of the state have until March 17. ice-out date. This year? Who knows? The Department of Natural Travel conditions on many area lakes Resources is suggesting that with that in recent weeks have grown increasingly deadline looming and in view of the difdifficult to the point that even 4x4s are ficult conditions, anglers would be wise having difficulty getting around. Shovels to get their shelters off the ice sooner definitely need to be carried. rather than later.

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National DHIA awards 20 $750 scholarships The National Dairy Herd Information Association Scholarship Committee selected 20 high school seniors and college students as recipients of $750 scholarships. This year’s National DHIA scholarship winners are: Katie Buckentine, Chaska, Minn.; Nicholas Budde, Albany, Minn.; Austin Davis, Cokato, Minn.; Abby Mills, Lake, Minn.; Andrew Miron, Hugo, Minn.; Kelsey Mussman, Claremont, Minn.; Rachael Rostad, Zumbrota, Minn.; Kendra Schroeder, Owatonna, Minn.; Maggie Stiles, Lakeville, Minn.; Kyle Viland, Pipestone, Minn.; Marina Cable, Columbus, Ohio; Ellissa Clark, Morgan, Utah; Michelle Hartzell, Slippery Rock, Pa.; Laura Holtzinger, Millville, Pa.; Katharine Nye, Delta, Utah; Caitlyn Pool, Robesonia, Pa.; Kyle Sollen-

berger, Spring City, Pa.; Collin Stoltzfus, Berlin, Pa. and Matthew Summerlot, Jasper, Ind. This year marks the sixth consecutive year for awarding a scholarship in memory of Joe Drexler, who worked for NorthStar Cooperative DHI Services. Taylor Holterman, daughter of Lloyd and Daphne Holterman, Watertown, Wis., is this year’s recipient. NorthStar members and employees, friends and family contributed nearly $10,000 to establish this scholarship fund. Judges evaluated applicants on scholastic achievements, leadership in school and community activities and responses to DHI- and career-related questions. To be eligible for a National DHIA scholarship, applicants must be a family member or employee of a herd

on DHI test, a family member of a DHI employee or an employee of a DHI affiliate. The DHI affiliate for the herd or affiliate employee must be a National DHIA member. Money generated from the annual National DHIA Scholarship Auction primarily funds the organization’s scholarship program. Investments and donations also help build the fund. To make a donation to the fund, contact National DHIA Communications and Events Manager JoDee Sattler at

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Are you looking for a blue the garden gives good chip perennial that colors results but bloom is often your garden with azure not until the following year. shades of the sky? Propagate by division or Delphinium tops my list cuttings, either in early for growing decadent, spring or late-fall. Deldelightful spires of blue. The phinium will self-seed if the ancient Greeks thought the pods are left on the plants flower bud looked like a dolover winter but the baby phin hence the name delIN THE GARDEN plantlets are often not true phinium. to the parent color. By Sharon Quale Shades of mauve to deep Planting in full sun to purple and pure white are available with light shade produces the best flowervaried colored eyes or bees in the cening. ters. My favorite colors are the blues. Staking is a must if planted in an area True blue emotes tranquility and is a not protected from wind. Four- to five-foot relatively rare bloom color. bamboo stakes work for the tall cultivars. We have grown delphiniums for over Many new delphiniums are bred to be 20 years, and I will share some sensible shorter so they can withstand windy conapproaches to cultivating these old ditions. These shorter varieties are lovely fashioned gems. but never provide the “wow” sensation of seeing eye level blooms. Start plants from seed — there are more varieties in the seed catalogs Water generously and feed regularly than are readily available at nurseries. to boost flowering. The blooms open I start mine inside under a grow light from the bottom to the top of the spire in late-February and the plants bloom providing weeks of color. After flowerthe same year. ing, cut the plant back near the ground and expect a re-bloom in the fall. I recThe small seeds need to be chilled (vernalized) before planting. A week or ommend a year-round mulch. more in the refrigerator will accomSome varieties I’ve enjoyed growing plish this. Sowing the seed directly in are Pacific Giants, Centurion Sky Blue,

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Century, Heritage Farm owners encouraged to apply Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey encouraged eligible farm owners to apply for the 2014 Century and Heritage Farm Program.

Farms and 150 years for Heritage Farms. “These awards are an opportunity to recognize the hard work and commitment by these families that is necessary to keep a farm in the same family for 100 or 150 years,” Northey said.

The program is sponsored by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and the Iowa Farm Bill Northey Bureau and recognizes fami“If you consider all the challenges lies that have owned their farm for and unexpected obstacles each of them 100 years in the case of Century

would have had to overcome during their life on the farm, it gives you a greater appreciation of the dedication and perseverance of each of the families being recognized.” Applications are available on the department’s website at www.IowaAgriculture.gov by clicking on the Century Farm or Heritage Farm link under “Hot Topics.” Applications may also be requested from Becky Lorenz, coordinator of the Century and Heritage Farm Program via phone at (515) 281-3645, e-mail at Becky.Lorenz@IowaAgriculture.gov or by writing to Century or Heritage Farms Program, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Henry A. Wallace Building, 502 E. 9th St., Des Moines, IA 50319.

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The ceremony to recognize the 2014 Century and Heritage Farms is scheduled to be held at the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 12. The Century Farm program began in 1976 as part of the Nation’s Bicentennial Celebration and 17,851 farms from across the state have received this recognition. The Heritage Farm program was started in 2006, on the 30th anniversary of the Century Farm program, and 650 farms have been recognized. Last year, 365 Century Farms and 67 Heritage Farms were recognized. “Century and Heritage Farm recognitions at the Iowa State Fair are a great celebration of Iowa agriculture and the families that care for the land and produce our food,” Northey said. “I hope eligible families will take the time to apply and then come to the State Fair to be recognized.” ❖


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2014 Neville 28' x 102” wide tandem axle, 7800 lbs. empty wgt., 67" side height, single hopper 800 bu. cap. alum. grain trailer w/25,000 lb. axles on a Hutch 9700 3-leaf spring susp., alum. outside rims, new LP 11R 22.5 tires, One long hopper with two 2-spd. traps and double rack. Price: $29,200

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Spreading love around the table, one recipe at a time By SARAH JOHNSON The Land Correspondent Author Shauna Niequist calls her new book, “Bread & Wine: A Love Letter to Life Around the Table with Recipes,” because it truly is an homage to all the things she loves about family, food and faith. Each chapter is a story about life around the table, where friendships grow and recipes are swapped and people really, really talk to each other. It still happens, quite a lot, you know. Each recipe conjures a memory from a meaningful time in her life: the New Year’s Eve party where she served Dark Chocolate Sea Salted Toffee; the impromptu lunch with a good friend over Maple Balsamic Pork Tenderloin; the learning curve of her first few years of cooking with the success of BaconWrapped Dates. Thirty-plus essays plus recipes makes great reading and even better eating. ■ You don’t have to pay premium prices to satisfy your toffee cravings. It’s easy to whip up a batch of your own — and no candy thermometer needed! Just wing it. Dark Chocolate Sea Salted Toffee 1 cup butter 2 cups sugar

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Melt chocolate chips in a glass bowl over a pot of gently boiling water. When the chocolate is smooth, pour it over the toffee and spread with a spatula. Sprinkle sea salt, and then refrigerate until cooled and solid. Break into irregular pieces. Store in refrigerator. ■ Maple flavor pairs perfectly with pork of any kind, so this tenderloin promises to be delicious. I love cooking tenderloins for their flavor, ease of cooking and impressive presentation. Looks like you’ve been slaving over a hot stove all day, when really you’ve been sittin’ back enjoying your sea salted toffee. Maple Balsamic Pork Tenderloin 2 pork tenderloins 1 cup maple syrup 1 cup balsamic vinegar 1 heaping tablespoon Dijon mustard 1/2 cup beer or white wine Whisk together maple syrup, balsamic vinegar and Dijon mustard. Add 1/2 cup of the maple-balsamic mixture to the beer or white wine to create a marinade. Save the rest of the maple-balsamic mixture to make the glaze. Several hours before serving, salt and pepper the tenderloins, then pour the marinade over them. Cover tightly and refrigerate. Cook tenderloins on the grill or stovetop. On medium-high heat, cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each of the four sides until a meat

The Johnson clan gives four ‘yums’ to Basic Vinaigrette 1 cup dark chocolate chips 1 teaspoon coarse sea salt In a saucepan, combine butter and sugar, and bring to a boil. Over medium-high heat, keep stirring until it turns a deep amber color. Remove from heat and pour onto a rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes, or until cool and solid to the touch.

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Party food doesn’t get much better than Bacon-Wrapped Dates and then close it back up.

thermometer reads 145 F. Cover with foil and let rest for 10 minutes before slicing.

While the pork is cooking and then resting, pour the remaining maple-balsamic mixture into a small saucepan and boil gently until reduced by half, about 15 minutes, creating a thick glaze. After the tenderloins have rested, slice in diagonal one-inch slices. Pour the glaze over the sliced meat, or put it in a little pitcher and let people pour it on their own slices.

Cut the whole package of bacon in half, so that each long strip is now half as long. Wrap a half-slice of bacon around the outside of each date. Arrange seam-side-down in a baking dish or on a baking sheet with sides to catch any grease. A foil pan is really nice for no cleanup. Bake at 400 F for 20 to 25 minutes, or until well browned and crispy. Drain on a paper towel, and serve warm or at room temperature, but definitely not hot, unless you want to burn the roof of your mouth.

Party food doesn’t get much better (or richer) than Bacon-Wrapped Dates. With just three ingredients, they’re simple and decadent at the same time. Try them next time you want something beyond the usual.

I tried this Basic Vinaigrette, and it’s delicious with all sorts of stuff besides salad: green beans, crusty bread and steamed cauliflower, for starters. It’s a great idea to keep this out on the counter so that it inspires. Four out of four “yums” from the Johnson clan.

Slice alongside one side of each date, from the top to the bottom, so you can open it like a tiny book. Scoop a small amount of goat cheese into the center of each once,

Basic Vinaigrette 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/2 cup olive oil Spoon Dijon mustard into an old jelly jar, then add vinegar, salt and

Keep on the counter for up to a week. And in that week, put it on everything — greens, rice, roasted broccoli. Spoon it over a bowl of soup, drizzle it over warm white beans, dip your bread into it.

If your community group or church organization has printed a cookbook and would like to have it reviewed in the “Cookbook Corner,” send us a copy to “Cookbook Corner,” The Land, P.O. Box 3169, Mankato, MN 56002. Please specify if you wish to have the cookbook returned, and include information on how readers may obtain a copy of the cookbook. Submission does not guarantee a review. ❖

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Bacon-Wrapped Dates 1 package (8 ounces) pitted dates 4 ounces goat cheese 1 package (16 ounces) bacon

pepper. Screw on the lid tightly and shake vigorously. Then add the oil, replace the lid, and shake again. Dip your finger in to taste, and adjust as necessary. If you’re dressing a salad, dip in one leaf of your greens, and adjust again.

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Measuring up — Comparing to others demeans, degrades “Do you ever wonder the pot pours empty. about people’s stories?” I I’m an avid reader of books asked the young man who and people, and they colwas checking my groceries. lided under the teaching of “Excuse me?” He was one of my favorite authors, puzzled. Ann Voskamp. She spoke at a gathering and blogged at “People’s stories,” I said. www.aholyexperience.com “When you see all these about the Measuring Stick people who are the same, Principle and the dangers of yet different, do you ever THE BACK PORCH looking at people and runwonder?” By Lenae Bulthuis ning comparisons — measNope. He never did. He uring their stories against was clean cut and capable, ours. but obviously not curious. With a measuring stick in hand, the For the curious, stories are everyflimsy kind given away at state fairs, where, and you don’t have to travel far she said that when someone’s life looks to read the most interesting ones. like a mess, we “whip out a measuring Even the smallest towns have an stick and feel confident of our own woreccentric or two. The neighborhood thiness.” shenanigans of young and old keep Guilty as charged. When life is hard coffee hour chatter brewing long after or I’ve done wrong I find comfort that

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there’s always someone who has it our society. But it’s easy to judge, right? worse, or is worse. It’s distorted and It’s easy to cast stones based on what damaging. But Ann’s not through. She we see: social awkwardness, size, smell, paces the stage, slapping the stick in skills, sloth and skin color. The thing is her hand. there is always more going on than what we can see. She views the There’s always a flip side of measurstory behind the ing. And when story. There’s Souls defy measuring. their life looks You can’t measure souls. always a real soul monumental, we behind the layers “whip out a measYou can only love souls. of outward appearuring stick and — Ann Voskamp ances and behavstart cutting them iors. Like you and down for our own me, that soul is empowerment.” made by God, loved Sigh. Guilty. Again. We cut people by God, and needs Him. down to size with snide remarks. “Must Ann cracked her measuring stick into be nice.” “Who does she think she is?” pieces. She said, “Souls defy measuring. Or, “He talks smart, but I still rememYou can’t measure souls. You can only ber when he ______________.” love souls.” When the reading of people’s stories Love wrecks the measuring. The sizgoes beyond curiosity toward comparing up and cutting down stops when we isons, the proud and the snide demean love through all the layers and value and degrade. When we look down on others, walls go up. Isolation happens. the person within. Sides are staked. It becomes “them” Lenae Bulthuis is a wife, mom and and “us” instead of “we”. friend who muses from her back porch Don’t judge a book by its covers. True on a Minnesota grain and livestock ❖ for books on shelves and stories within farm.

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Lucas Nord of Wolverton, Minn., has earned the National Junior Angus Association’s Bronze & Silver award, according to Jaclyn Upperman, junior activities director of the American Angus Association in St. Joseph, Mo. The 20-year-old son of Robert and Amber Nord attends North Dakota State University studying animal sciences and agricultural business. Nord is a member of the NJAA, Minnesota Junior Angus Association, where he has served as treasurer and president, and Red River Valley Angus. He is currently serving as the foundation director for the NJAA. He has participated in local, state, regional and national shows and showmanship contests. At the National Junior Angus Show, Nord participated in the All-American Certified Angus Beef Cook-Off, team sales, quiz bowl, livestock judging and team fitting contests. He also participated in the Leaders Engaged in Angus Development Conference in 2005, 2006, 2012 and 2013.

He has submitted cattle to Angus Herd Improvement Records and consigned cattle to the Minnesota State Association Sale, Baumgarten-Nord Sale, North Star Classic Sale and Sioux Empire Farm Show. The Bronze and Silver awards are the first two levels of the NJAA Recognition Program that began in 1972. Junior Angus breeders must apply for the awards, then meet point requirements in many areas of participation before receiving the honors. Applicants are evaluated in areas of junior Angus association activities and leadership, participation in showmanship, contests and shows, using performance testing to improve their herd and their progress in producing and merchandising Angus cattle. The NJAA promotes the involvement of young people in raising Angus cattle, while also providing leadership and self-development opportunities for the nearly 6,000 active members nationwide. ❖

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North American Farm and Power Show set to go The North American Farm and Power Show returns to Owatonna, Minn., for its 2014 Ag Show March 13-15. March is the perfect time to catch up on agriculture trends for 2014. Agriculture has changed over the years, and the NAFPS has grown to meet these challenges. Producers, families and distributors come together for three days of education and entertainment at the Four Season Centre. If you’re looking for new farm and ranch technology, feed and seed data, building technology, free educational seminars, field sprayers/planting updates, the NAFPS provides all that.

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Issues Affect Minnesota’s Farmers?” The March 14 12:30 p.m. meeting will feature “Issues in Manure Management/Commercial Ag Waste Technician Training.” Cost is $15 for licensed CAWTs, free to all others. March 15 morning seminars include the Southern Minnesota Irrigators Association, Annual Meeting” and “Irrigation 101 for MN.” Find out the latest in irrigation technology. Be sure to attend any of these power-packed seminars. The Minnesota FFA Foundation Silent Auction will be held throughout the three days: (bidding will be open until 3 p.m. March 15). Bid on items provided by exhibitors with all funds going to support the Minnesota FFA Foundation Scholarship programs. Ag Power Enterprises Inc. will furnish a 19.5 hp John Deere D110 Lawn Tractor as an attendee grand prize. The grand prize drawing ($1,699 value) is at 3:30 p.m. March 15 in the main lobby of the Four Seasons Complex. All attending the farm show are encouraged to sign up. ❖


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AKE Safety Equipment: Broskoff Structure Inc.: 310 405 Buckey’s Sales & Service: 401 Alkota Cleaning Systems/Express Pressure Washers Inc.: 433 C&C Steel Roofing LLC: 806 All American Pressure Cargill Ag Horizons Marketing SerWashers: 239 vices: 514 Allied Distribution LLC: Central Valley Co-op: 617 407 Channel: 722 Ameribuilt Buildings CHS Inc.: 814 Inc.: 251 Clean Burn/Derson Mfg. Inc.: 823 American Made Sales Inc.: 247 Conklin Products/Agrovantage: 812 Amsoil & Aggrand Products: 716 Copperhead Ag Products: 818 Arnold’s: 243 BACKHOE • BALE SPEARS • DIRT BUCKETS • U-BLADES • MATERIAL FORKS Courtland Waste Handling Inc.: 609 Crary Industries: 429 Banjo Corporation/Vince Bezdicek: Culpitt Roofing Inc.: 510 601 Culvers of Owatonna: Main Lobby See us at the Boss Supply: 210 The Tiger Claw Grapple is ideal for larger skid Owatonna Farm steers, tractor loaders, telehandlers and pay Brock Grain Systems: 302 loaders. Specifically designed for agricultural & Power Show and heavy duty construction, the Tiger Claw Brokaw Supply Company LLC: 324 Booths Outside: Dairyland Seed Co. Inc.: 732 is the perfect solution for any project. • Standard Sizes: 84”, 96” and 108” 1212 & 1213 • Bucket constructed of ⁄ ” plate steel Booth Inside: • 80” grapple opening • ⁄ ” x 6” Bolt on cutting edge (standard) 416 • 2 ⁄ ” x 10” hydraulic cylinders

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F Farm Bureau: 409 Farmworx Publications/Kesho Publication Inc.: Main Lobby Fastenal: 314 Fastline Publications: 253A FEI East: 420 Flex-Till: 236 Flexxifinger QD Industries Inc.: 616 Forever Feeders: 1216, 1218 For-Most Livestock Equipment: 613

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Janesville Tire Center: 802 Hagie Manufacturing Company: 135 Jet Company: 253 Hazelwood Enterprises-Flagpoles: Jim Mealman Farm Toys: East Lobby Manke’s Outdoor Equipment & 837A Appliances: 832 Hewitt Drainage Equipment Inc.: 712 Mathews Company: 630 HH Fabrication and Repair LLC: 416 K&S Millwrights Inc.: 534 Mathiowetz Construction Company: 606 Hi Pro Mfg./Thorp Marketing: 633 KBS: 516 Maverick “Tile Finder”: 710 Hodgman Drainage Co. Inc.: 131 KDHL Power 96 AM 1300 KAT CounMcPherson Crop Management: 602 try: Main Lobby Hoover Tarp Sales: 637 Meridian Mfg. Group/Johnson Seeds: Hutton Drainage & Excavating: 728 634

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Midwest Autosteer LLC: 335 Midwest Power Up of Pluto Legal PLLC: MN: 631 Seminar Room Midwest Ag JourPneu-Tek Tire Tools: nal/High Plains Jour530 nal: 502 Portage And Main Mike’s Repair: 123 Boilers: 263 Miner’s Outdoor & French’s Repair & Rec: 601A Fab Inc./Powerlift Doors: 830 Minnesota Farm Guide: 259 Prairie Brand: 237 Minnesota FFA Foundation: Main Lobby Minnesota Corn Growers Association: Preferred Welder Sales: 702 113 Principal Financial Group-John Priebe: 826 Minnesota State Patrol: 117 Producers Hybrids: 336 Minnesota Truck & Tractor Inc.: 129 Monsanto Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Communities: Seminar Room Quality Craft Tools: 522 Morton Buildings Inc.: 512

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24 Send us your events by e-mail to editor@TheLandOnline.com A Commodity Classic Through March 1 San Antonio, Texas Info: Log on to www.CommodityClassic.com; open to all friends of corn, soybeans, wheat and sorghum Minnesota FFA Alumni Conference March 1, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Cascade Meadows Wetlands & Environmental Learning Center, Rochester, Minn. Info: $20/person if registered at http://z.umn.edu/ mnffaalumniac, $25 at the door, $10/student; registration begins at 9 a.m. with workshop sessions at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.; for more info, log on to www.mnffaalumni.org or contact Chicky Otte, sddotte@gmail.com Third Crop Producer Meeting March 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Knights of Columbus, Fairmont, Minn. Info: Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.; morning session, 10 a.m.-Noon; afternoon ses-

sion, 1-4 p.m.; contact Kylie Saari, (507) 238-5449 or Kylie@ruraladvantage.org Midwest Dairy Association’s Minnesota Division District 17 Meeting March 3, 7:30 p.m. American Legion, Millville, Minn. Info: Wabasha County; (800) 642-3895, kpottinger@ midwestdairy.com or register at www.dairycheckoff.com/mn

Log on to www.TheLandOnline.com for our full events calendar Info: RSVPs required at www.agrigrowth.org/legrec; contact (651) 905-8900 or info@agrigrowth.org South Central Minnesota Crops Day March 6, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Knights of Columbus, Fairmont, Minn. Info: Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.; contact Liz Stahl, stah0012@umn.edu or (507) 372-3900

Pork Quality Assurance Training March 5 AmericInn, Marshall, Minn. Info: PQA Plus, 9 a.m.-Noon; Transport Quality Assurance, 1-4 p.m.; contact colleen@mnpork.com or (800) 537-7675 to register; log on to www.mnpork.com for location details and updated training dates

Midwest Dairy Association’s Minnesota Division District 18 Meeting March 6, Noon Pizza Ranch, Slayton, Minn. Info: Cottonwood, Jackson, Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Rock counties; (800) 6423895, kpottinger@midwest dairy.com or register at www.dairycheckoff.com/mn

Minnesota Agri-Growth Council Legislative Reception March 5, 5-8 p.m. 317 on Rice Park Event Center, St. Paul

Solar Powering Minnesota: From Ideas to Action March 7, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. University of St. Thomas, St. Paul Info: Log on to www.grow

solar.org/education-training/ solar-powering-mn, e-mail solarpoweringmn@grow/ solar.org or call (414) 4312830 for more information

farm; contact Minnesota Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association, (763) 434-0400 or mfvga@msn.com, to register or for more information

Farm-City Hub Club Farm Show March 7-8 Civic Center, New Ulm, Minn. Info: 1-8 p.m. March 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 8; contact Jenny Eckstein, (507) 2334302 or jenny@newulm.com

Willmar Farm Show March 11-12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Civic Center, Willmar, Minn. Info: Sponsored by the West Central Ag Sales Association; contact Lyle or Bonnie, (320) 231-1470, lyle@langeagsystems.com or bonnie@langeagsystems.com

20th Horticulture Day March 8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Southern Research and Outreach Center, Waseca, Minn. Info: Space is limited; $25/person, send with named and address to Deanne Nelson, UM Southern Research and Outreach Center, 35838 120th Street, Waseca, MN 56093; call (507) 835-3620 Managing Your Soils Workshop March 8, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Afton Apple Orchard, Hastings, Minn. Info: $75/person, $25/each additional person from same

North American Farm & Power Show March 13-15 Steele County Fairgrounds Four Season Centre, Owatonna, Minn. Info: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., March 1314, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 15; log on to www.tradexpos.com for more information

by March 7; view brochure at www.co.rice.mn.us/sites/default /files/pdfs/extension/ HorticultureDay.pdf or call the Rice County Extension Office, (507) 332-6109 Managing Your Soils Workshop March 15, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. South Central College, North Mankato, Minn. Info: $75/person, $25/each additional person from same farm; contact Minnesota Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association, (763) 434-0400 or mfvga@msn.com, to register or for more information

Midwest Dairy Association’s Minnesota Division District 22 Meeting March 18, 7:30 p.m. Branding Iron, Preston, Rice County Master Minn. Gardeners Horticulture Day Info: Fillmore and Houston March 15, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. counties; (800) 642-3895, St. Olaf College Buntrock kpottinger@midwestdairy. Commons Building, Northcom or register at field, Minn. Info: Space is limited, register www.dairycheckoff.com/mn


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The Linder Farm Network sponsored seminars at the North American Farm and Power Show will feature experts on keeping your farm in your family Thursday and Friday, March 13 & 14 beginning at 10 AM both days.

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bean purchases. because we don’t have good long-term records of weather Baize: I think it’s a severity. mistake for companies to release new GMO Q: With farm size continutraits into the market ally going up, how many before they have been farmers will we have 20 approved by the major years from now? How many importing countries. do we need? Al Kluis John Baize The position of the soy- Dennis Todey Kluis: Depends on how you bean industry is “don’t nity of never renting any land. Word define a farmer. We will have fewer do it,” particularly into China and gets around. and larger farms; however we will Europe. Q: Are weather storms getting have a significant increase in what I Q: What happens if you walk more frequent, and more violent? call “hobby farms,” 20 acres or less away from $400 rent? with folks living out there for a Todey: Our weather is getting wet- lifestyle. Those are growing pretty rapKluis: A lot of that depends upon ter, our temperatures are warming, our how the contract is written. Best growing season is getting longer, which idly. Farm bill and crop insurance is results are to sit down with the land means we’re accumulating more heat also a factor. As long as we have crop owner and negotiate the admission units and that’s pushing both corn and insurance subsidies, farm size will conthat you’re paying too much; would soybean production further north plus tinue to trend higher. you work with me on a lesser rate. corn farmers are nudging into longer Baize: Check history over the last Offer less with an incentive that if it is maturity hybrids. Also we’re getting few decades and percentage decline of an exceptional year offer to share some more intense rainfalls meaning more farm numbers has been about the of that increase with the land owner. precip in shorter time frames, and same year after year since the 1920s. Don’t make the attorneys rich. that’s not very effective rainfall. More Baize: Sit down and do a negotiated severe weather is hard to track See Q&A, pg. 26A settlement. Most land owners would at least discuss your situation. If you just walk away you may have the opportu-

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By DICK HAGEN The Land Staff Writer At each of the five Linder Ag Outlook meetings the week of Jan. 20, the farmer audience was invited to submit questions, on any topic. Host Lynn Ketelsen then presented these farm-fresh inquiries to his guest speakers for 30-second responses. His speakers were: Al Kluis, Kluis Commodities; John Baize, American Soybean Association international consultant and Dennis Todey, South Dakota State University Extension specialist and South Dakota state climatologist. The following were their “lightning round” responses from one of the sessions. Q: Will marketing non-approved GMO crops impact trade with China? Kluis: Yes, could be a major concern. It gives China the opportunity to walk away from other contracts, some of which they are already doing on soy-

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Thursday - LEAH R. GILBERT, Esq., Attorney, Pluto Legal, Tyler, MN Farm & Business Succession Planning - this seminar will discuss the importance of estate planning for farm and business owners. Topics covered include how and when to transfer the operation and land to participating and non-participating family members, a Minnesota and Federal tax update, the importance of maintaining an updated estate plan and long-term care concerns.

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Land prices correcting; ‘More decline next year’ Q&A, from pg. 25A They’ve got the money, technology, intellect and marketing skills which stimulates expansion. I don’t see that trend reversing. That old supply-anddemand thumb rule essentially determines how many farmers we’ll need 20 years from now. Todey: Smaller niche marketing will likely keep growing these smaller farms, many of which are getting into CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) gardening where they grow and market their produce on a contract basis to customers within their local communities. Q: In view of our politics, both domestically and overseas, what is the standing of the United States in the world, and is it changing? Do other countries respect us? Baize: That pretty much depends upon whom you talk to. Right now our foreign policy work is not good. I’m not sure how you manage to upset the Arabs and the Israelis at the same time but our government has managed to do

just that. Our relationship with Russia is not good. It’s not the best with China right now. Even our relationships with some European countries are slipping. So yes, I think our standings around the world have gone down. Kluis: It seems we are creating more enemies than friends with some of our foreign policy decisions. Q: What is the price of land and farm rent going to do in the next five years? Baize: I think we have the chance of up to 25 percent correction in land prices. Commodity prices, interest rates, profitability five years from now will tell the story. But in my opinion land got priced over what was reasonable. Kluis: I think here in the Upper Midwest we’re already down about 10 percent; some areas have dropped 20 percent from peak prices of 2012. There’ll be more decline next year. At some point it starts to stabilize. But whether or not land will start pricing up again is largely a function of what interest rates will do. There’s still a lot of money being made in agriculture

and farmers are still wanting to buy land. But the aggressive bidding we’ve seen the past couple of years is likely history. If land starts getting priced around $6,000 to $8,000, buying will happen. And if they’ve got enough equity and cash stashed away and interest rates are low, they’ll figure a way to make that purchase cash flow. Todey: Back-to-back weather busts like 2012 would hammer down land values but the odds of that happening are slim. Q: Based on changing rainfall and weather patterns, where do you see good land purchase areas? Kluis: I do some work in Canada. They’re now growing good corn and soybeans all the way into west central Canada west of Winnipeg. They tell me about 30 million acres could be farmed in this area. When you consider that we totally grew about 82 million acres of soybeans and 95 million acres of corn last year, it looks to me like these 30 million acres of land in west central Canada is potentially the next growth area.

Todey: Changing climate and changing genetics are allowing corn and soybeans to reach farther north all the time it seems. Grand Forks, N.D., is now a major corn-growing area. Land prices in Saskatchewan are lower and changing weather patterns are definitely moving both corn and soybeans into Canada big time. Yes, not as productive as farmland down here because of less heat units and a shorter season. But that’s where corn and soybean farming is likely to be most cost-effective. Q: Are you optimistic about agriculture over the next decade? Kluis: Yes, I’m optimistic. When you look at current prices and profits, recognize this is a cyclical market. For 201314 a lot of grain price cycles are at the bottom. Looking back, we had low prices in 2009, 2005 and 2001, so a four- to fiveyear-low pattern is the history. If we can see the global economy continue to grow, I doubt we’ll see $8 corn but I don’t believe we’ll stay at $4 corn either. With even slight yield and price improvement, corn can be a good revenue crop again. See Q&A, pg. 27A

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happening to the Ogallala Aquifer? Baize: I’m from Texas. We all know this aquifer is going down. Back in the ’50s and ’60s we had 12-inch wells pumping water from 60 feet. Now we’ve got 6-inch and 4-inch wells pumping from 400 feet. And this aquifer isn’t going to be recharge. It’s a problem that keeps getting bigger. See Q&A, pg. 29A

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2014 we’ll have more uninsured people than what we had at the start of the year. Q: What is the world’s acceptance of GMOs? Is it changing? Baize: It’s beginning to change a little in Europe and that’s a plus. Going the other direction here in the United States. In Europe they’re finding out that nobody is dying because of GMO grains for food, or grains for feed for livestock. Farmers in Europe are increasingly saying ‘We want to grow it.’ Here in the United States we’re seeing huge pressure to label GMO on our foods, even our meats. It’s becoming a real issue. Q: What’s the status of global warming? What do we need to prepare for? Todey: It has become very political. Yes, it’s occurring. The science is there. We’re seeing the trends based on the models we study. It sort of boils down to what can we agree to do, and that’s why and how it becomes a huge political issue. Is there an action to agree on? The action we do need agreement on is adaptation. Know that with this change and a level of risk will be increasing, especially along our sea coast areas. Adapt to that risk has to be the action. Baize: You can either adapt to it, or

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Q&A, from pg. 26A Most of our profits are driven by revenue. Baize: I’m more optimistic about the soybean sector. We’re going to need 70 million additional tons of soybeans in the world market in 10 years, I’m told. We’ll be lucky if we (the United States) get 20 million to 25 million tons of that, so much will have to come out of Brazil. But get into central Brazil and you’re getting into very spendy production. They’ll need at least $10 and more to get that expansion in that area. Corn has more problems because Argentina keeps ramping up corn production and energy costs may keep going down which will undermine corn profits. Q: What’s your opinion of ObamaCare? Baize: I’m calling it the largest transfer of wealth to ever happen in the United States. People getting into the system are getting in because it’s free, or a very low cost.And who pays the bill? The people with money, so this pure and simple is a wealth transfer system. We have unemployment benefits that never seem to quit. I’d suggest the system in Sweden where unemployment payments decline 1 percent per week. Kluis: So far it hasn’t worked so good. Lots of problems just getting into it. What I’m hearing is that by the end of

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Resistance to ethanol blends found on coasts Standard make that much difference? Baize: I’m not certain it makes a huge amount of difference either in the price of gasoline or the price of corn. Today does it really matter? Ethanol plants are virtually producing a full capacity and the market is strong. In the case of biodiesel, the same is happening. And as long as it’s profitable we’ll keep producing it. However based on today’s blending limits, we’re reaching a point where ethanol can’t grow much more. Also still some resistance to ethanol-blended gasolines on both coasts. Where I live in northern Virginia, gas stations advertise ‘Our gasoline contains NO ethanol.’ Todey: There’s considerable work

being done for other sources of ethanol besides corn. Cellulosic feedstuffs are being studied intensely and may soon be a viable alternative. Q: Your most interesting travel destination? Todey: I did go to Israel two years ago as part of a U.S. Department of Agriculture study team. It was a very eye-opening experience meeting with Israelis, Jordanians and Palestinians talking something other than their politics. We talked about climate change, and some of the same issues as

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Big duck farming dreams prove challenging By TIM KING The Land Correspondent STAPLES, Minn. — When Mel Wiens was a child, his family raised ducks on their farm near Mountain Lake, Minn. His family is Ukrainian in origin and rural Ukrainians always kept, and still keep, a few ducks. “We visited the Ukraine a few years ago,” Wiens said. “I was happy to see that the farmers still have ducks.” Wiens’ childhood also included a fellow who raised ducks for sale. “He had 300 ducks,” he said. “He was the biggest duck farmer in the area. I was fascinated and wondered why he did that.” When Wiens retired from working as the research plots coordinator at the University of Minnesota’s research station in Staples in 2001, he still carried and treasured that big-duck-farmer memory. In his retirement he dreamed grandly of his Acorn Ridge Farm

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becoming the biggest duck farm in central Minnesota. Duck farming falls below the radar of the U.S. Department of Agriculture farm census takers so it’s not clear if Wiens ever met his goal. But since 2001 he has raised a lot of ducks. He’s also learned that what looked easy when he was a child is actually full of challenges, difficulties and pit falls. Wiens started his duck-farming project with Pekin ducks. Those are the classic white barnyard ducks. Aunt Jemima Puddle Duck, of Beatrice Potter renown, was likely a Pekin. Pekin ducks are fussy eaters. If a duck farmer doesn’t have a pond covered with green duckweed, Pekins eat only corn, according to Wiens. He doesn’t have such a pond. His Pekins don’t eat grass, weeds or much of anything but corn. So, Wiens soaks whole kernels of bright yellow corn in water to make them more digestible to the ducks. The fact that Pekins prefer corn doesn’t appear to be a problem to the casual observer. But the corn diet is part of a web of the above-mentioned pit falls that make profitable duck farming challenging. “I get my ducklings in March,” Wiens said. “That way they have their feathers when the warm weather comes. You should never get small ducks in June or July.” See DUCKS, pg. 32A

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Bugs bug ducklings, pinfeathers bug butchers DUCKS, from pg. 30A Ducklings without feather covering their ears during the warm weather months get bugs in their ears. If you get a bug in your ear its not a problem. It is for ducks, however. “Those insects will kill them,” he said. Wiens knows this because he’s seen the death toll from these bugs. You can lose up to half of your ducklings if they don’t have their ears covered. So, the wise duck farmer gets ducklings in March. They, like baby chicks, come in boxes to the local post office. By the time the ear insects are looking for delicate baby duck ears, those

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ber and October. So, the solution has been to wait until October to butcher them. Unfortunately, ducks eat a lot of expensive corn between July and October. By October, you might say, Wiens’ March ducks are gold plated. He’s not giving up and neither is the butcher. “I sent the butcher a goose in August,” Wiens said. “He told me that he is learning how to handle pinfeathers.” Wiens is also experimenting with Muscovy ducks. “They are supposed to eat grass like a goose,” Wiens said of his yet downy Muscovy ducklings. The Muscovys are running with the full-grown Pekins. “I like to have them outside but I lose a lot to hawks,” he said as a magnificent bald eagle soared over the neighbor’s field.

Wiens also raises replacement pullets for other farmers. When these young female chickens are ready to lay eggs, Wiens sells them. Hawks and owls dine on them as well. So, what’s the best way to cook a duck. “Well, of course you can just roast it,” he said. “Or you can roast it, take the meat off the carcass, and mix it into a wild rice casserole.” Wiens’ Acorn Ridge Farm Pekin ducks are a favorite of customers at the Harvest Time Bistro in nearby Wadena. Last summer Wiens and Derek Olson, the chef from Harvest Time Bistro, prepared and presented a dish of Duck Leg Confit at the Minnesota State Fair’s Minnesota Cooks Day. Wiens also raises a few geese at Acorn Ridge Farm. Contact Mel Wiens at (218) 894-2715 or mlwiensfarm@gmail.com. ❖


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Land Management). I picked up every folder, brochure, even $20 for a high altitude black and white photo of this Lake Minchumina area. And also something called a staking application; the paperwork for filing a claim.” Ose found out that 64 claims had been filed as soon

as the Lake Minchumina Area opened in December 1982. All the best shorelines were claimed. But Ose had other thoughts. “Being of Norwegian descent I loved the hills. And I knew mosquitoes would be less an issue than down by a lake area.” That hilltop claim proved to be a bit of a challenge, however. People filing the 64 claims down in the lake area simply flew in, then walked ashore and staked out their property. “But I wanted to do it the old-fashioned way,” Ose said, “like our homesteaders back in Minnesota. So with my 15-year-old son, Dan, we flew to an airport adjacent to Lake Minchumina which used to be an airfield when the United States was ferrying bombers to Russia in WWII. We unloaded our provisions, locked up at the airfield what we didn’t need with us. So with an 80-pound backpack on Dan, a 100-pound pack on me, we started the hike to stake out our claim. This was July 4, 1985, and it truly was my Independence Day.” Ose chuckled when he spoke of securing tickets to fly up to this lake area. “The young lady at the ticket counter asked if we were going to the lake for trophy fishing. I told her we were going to hike to the Federal Land Settlement Area to find land to stake. The look on her face was telling me she thought I was crazy. I said no more.” See ALASKA, pg. 35A

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By DICK HAGEN The Land Staff Writer Over the course of time hundreds of brave, ambitious, industrious and perhaps even questionable individuals left the “Lower 48” for an entirely new adventure: homesteading in Alaska. But only one of these adventurers has the claim of being the very last person to secure a homestead under the Federal Homestead Act of 1862. Duane Ose, born and raised on a farm near Echo, Minn., is that person. A 1960 graduate of Echo High School, he enlisted in the Army in 1964, spending three years in Korea as a U.S. Army engineer. After his service he returned home and started his own company selling and delivering concrete. In 1982 he was invited to Alaska for a summer visit with his cousin Mickey. “I was tremendously impressed with the vast wilderness,” Ose said. “It grew on me rather suddenly. I could see tremendous expansion opportunities for this beautiful country but I just wanted the wilderness experience. “So I explored the back country when I was up there visiting my cousin. It was then I found out the Homestead Act of 1862 was still in existence in that area. Two, 30,000-acre (plots of land) had been opened up, with one of these areas called the Lake Minchumina Land Settlement Area. But I didn’t want a lake shore claim. Mosquitoes love the low lands. Also permafrost is prevalent in low lands sheltered from the sun. I didn’t want to build on stilts. “What I really wanted was a hilltop area, with a distant view to the McKinley mountain range. The next day I found my way into the Federal Land Office in Anchorage, specifically the BLM (Bureau of

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shelter. ‘Our angel has been guiding us,’ I shared with Dan. He agreed.” At this point, Ose had three options. The first claim option provided 80 acres of land but with the requirement that it had to be generating income shortly after settling and building. A second option was a five-acre headquarters site where you could set up guide services for visitors to this remote area. But again Ose didn’t like the idea of having to prove an income off the claim. His final option was a fiveacre hillside point strictly for home site purposes without having to prove any income. “So this was my choice,” he said. “Heavy wilderness area with my proving property lines brushed off (trimmed down) leaving me with a piece 360-feet wide and 660-feet long. The next year (1986) we had to build a habitable dwelling site much like our forefathers. So we first built a hill-side dugout. I brought in a chainsaw mill so I cut my own lumber while my helper (Jeff Peterson from Wood Lake) did the digging and the excavation. After supper we’d do the nailing of the fresh-cut birch lumber. Now we’re mid-September on into November so we needed a roof and fire box to keep us warm at night.” That dugout was sort of cozy, being 11-feet long, 9feet wide and 9 1/2-feet high. “I found out you need to have a high ceiling to hand things. I call it a twostep cabin because it was two steps to everything in that place — the bed, the table, the kitchen stove. But it was something that gave me a good feeling of how our forefathers made things work in their early pioneers days,” Ose said.

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ALASKA, from pg. 33A That first day of hiking the father-son duo mostly used the more open lakefront shoreline. With a breeze off the lake, mosquitoes were not an issue. But once they headed inland, the mosquitoes “came on like a horde. We had musk oil and Ben’s 100 mosquitoes repellent. Without that you’re going to be hurting really bad.” Thanks to his Army engineering experiences, and background as a scout master back in Minnesota, Ose was already skilled at living and thriving under extreme conditions. He knew full-well the challenges of hiking unprepared. After returning to Minnesota from the summer with his cousin Mickey, Ose had spent the next three years studying and preparing in detail what needed to be done to stake his claim on this remote Alaskan hill top. He was ready. He knew he and his son, with fully-loaded backpacks, had 56 miles of hiking through hills and sloughs, mosquitoes and heat. “Our shortest day we covered only two miles in 18 hours,” Ose said. “Our longest we covered eight miles in 18 hours. A four-man Eureka tent was our shelter each night. It was a North American jungle experience struggling sometimes through two feet of moss. We didn’t want to sprain an ankle or hurt ourselves, so we walked carefully and were well-prepared with medicines. We knew how to treat our water. And in these efforts it’s important to consume a lot of water. “One day the temp reached 100 degrees. We were scaling a hill and had run out of water. I told Dan to stay in the tent while I walked down the hill looking for water. But no water, so what was I going to tell Duane and Rena Ose my son? I sat down to think of how I was going to explain this ‘forced march’ without water, and no breakfast. What I sat down on looked like a big sofa but it was a moss-covered, sponge-like mound. My pants got wet sitting there. I reached down an arm’s length into that moss sponge and came up with a handful of wet, whitish looking moss. I squeeze and moisture dripped. So that day we filled both our canteens with mossy water. We purified that stuff so it was safe for drinking. But that was our solution for that rather perilous experience.” After 16 days of strenuous hiking, Ose and his son reached the spot identified on his map as his claim site. “For a long moment I stood looking,” he said. “A tingling came rushing over me. Dan was looking out over this vast wonderful view. He said, ‘Just like a picture, Dad’. Yup, this is where the front window will be with a deck. Drive that claim stake in. This is it.” How did 15-year-old Dan handle this remarkable adventure? Ose said, “I’m extremely proud of him. I suspect we both developed a new respect for each other, and how important and rewarding it can be to function as a team. We used topographic maps to pinpoint our locations after each day of hiking. That was how I knew it was 57 miles of zigzagging through these woods, hills, creeks and bogs. “And the beauty of this spot. Looking due south we could see Mount Denali’s crest glistening in the sun. Plus we have water, wild game, plenty of big trees for

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‘Mail order’ bride found happy home with Ose ALASKA, from pg. 35A His Alaskan adventures continue. He has written his first book, aptly titled “Alaskan Wilderness Adventure.” In October 1986, the Homestead Grant BLM office in Anchorage was closed, thus leaving Ose with the distinction as being the last U.S. citizen to file and claim a free piece of U.S. property. Because of his military time, proving his Alaskan claim required only five months living during a oneyear span. Non-military claimants need to live on their property five months per year over five years’ time. Also because he’s military he didn’t need to pay for the official government surveying of his property. That five-acre claim wasn’t 100 percent free, however. “The land cost me 12 1/2 cents per acre,” Ose said. “That cost originated way back in 1862 with the original designation of the Homestead Act passed

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— Duane Ose by the U.S. Congress.” Mail order companion Those first couple years, Ose had good summer help — from friends back home, including two of his sons — building his dugout. But before starting construction of his current home and guest lodge, a neighboring Alaskan lady advised Ose that he first needed a wife. He and his first wife were divorced, so his Alaskan adventure was without a female partner. Ose smiled when he said that Rena, his current lady, was a “mail order” wife. “When down in the states, I flipped through the back pages of a magazine called The Globe. One page was ads for men, one page was ads for women. Rena was one of 30 that I had picked out. I started corresponding and that eliminated most of the women. Via letters, videos and phone calls I narrowed it down to three. Then, with passport in hand, I went to visit my three finalists. Rena, from Hamilton, Ontario, was the second lady. It seemed good. We visited some more, fell in love and got married.” Shortly the two newlyweds were motoring to

Alaska, each driving their own car. A float plane flew them to the lake area where Ose had built his dugout, but it was a 3 1/2 mile hike from the lakeshore to his property. Because the plane was late, it was about 2 a.m. — still light out, because it doesn’t get dark much during the summer that far north — before he was able to carry his new bride across the threshold of their home. The plane would not be back for six months. Rena’s take on this new adventure? “Well, it was what it was: a dugout in a hillside,” she said. “I used five-gallon buckets for storage of flour, pancake mix and sugar. These buckets fit under the bed. One time I forgot to mark the cans. Made a batch of cookies and a cake but turned out I used pancake mix instead of flour. You could bounce those cookies off the wall.” According to Ose, Rena’s ad in The Globe read: “I walked the Northwest Territory to Alaska. I like the cold; can’t stand the heat.” Both were in their mid40s back in 1986-87; both still exhibit good health, although Rena now has a heart stent. The original hole-in-the-ground dugout eventually turned into a three-story log house encompassing over 2,000 logs. “It took us nine years to get this completed,” Ose said. “That was stripping the logs, sanding the logs, and painting the logs, all done by Rena.” These folks only had about five months of “summer time” work each year for this undertaking, which included downing the timber in the hillside below, See ALASKA, pg. 37A

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ALASKA, from pg. 36A then cutting and dragging up to the building site. So they could start working immediately when returning each spring, they even stockpiled some of the cut timber inside the house each fall before they left their claim site. The coldest temperature they’ve measured so far is negative 45 degrees Fahrenheit. Their winter days are 20plus hours of darkness; just the opposite in summer. They still don’t have electrical power lines but thanks to solar panels and a generator, they get along well. They even have internet access. Their wilderness log cabin has grown into a 30- by 40-foot home with

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Minnesota dairymen taking over Capitol Hill March 5 By DICK HAGEN The Land Staff Writer “If you aren’t at the table, you might be on the menu.” That phrase often is the motivational thrust needed to get farmers participating at state and regional policy events, especially when the

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Minnesota State Legislature is in session. March 5 is Dairy Day at the Minnesota State Capitol, and according to Bob Lefebvre, executive director of the Minnesota Milk Producers Association, about 100 Minnesota dairy farmers will be at the table March 5. Two

buses, one from central Minnesota and one from southeast Minnesota, will be delivering these dairy farmers. “We’ve got a least four primary missions that day,” Lefebvre said, indicating all four relate to the competitive environment of the Minnesota dairy farmer relative to dairy farmers in surrounding states. In laymen’s terms that suggests getting rid of some taxes and dropping some labor regulations. Lefebvre starts with the “businessto-business” tax. “We’ve got two that directly impact dairy farmers. The aglabor sales tax is a particular thorn,” he said, explaining this tax rather suddenly “just showed up” at the end of the 2013 legislative session. The other is the warehouse tax, also a product of the 2012 session. “That one may not impact dairy farmers directly but it has a negative influence on the rest of the food chain where warehousing is vital.” Payments for overtime is the third item on the docket March 5. “This one boils down to how the state’s Department of Labor interprets the regula-

tions,” he said, pointing out that on the federal level there is an agricultural worker’s exemption for overtime. That simply means no threshold for hours worked per week. “But the Minnesota administration determined that 48 hours is the threshold, meaning workers are entitled to overtime pay for hours beyond 48. This legislature has even suggested ramping that down to a 40-hour threshold,” Lefebvre said. But thanks to Rep. Jean Poppe, DFLAustin, chairman of the House ag committee, who understands the labor issue when it comes to dairying, Lefebvre thinks this issue will be resolved in the 2014 session. “It’s not about the dairy farmer being cheap; it’s about the regulations in surrounding states and how this directly impacts the competitiveness of the Minnesota dairy industry,” Lefebvre said. Also on the docket for these 100 dairy farmers are feedlot rules and regulations for Minnesota livestock producers. That gets into processes that take time and always tend to cost See DAIRY DAY, pg. 39A


Dairy producers have full legislative day planned minutes and observe more closely how a specific bill might eventually become a new law. Plus we’re hoping for a private session with Gov. Dayton. We’re aware of his hip surgery but hoping he can share a few minutes with us, too,” Lefebvre said. Wrapping up is an informal 5-8 p.m. session hosted by the Minnesota Agri-Growth Council to privately meet and greet key legislators and other industry

stakeholders. Someone else is taking care of the chores for these dairy farmers on March 5. “Their No. 1 chore is to tell their story to the guys and gals who pass the bills that govern Minnesota agriculture,” Lefebvre said. This is the 10th year for Dairy Day at the Capitol. To register, call Minnesota Milk (877) 577-0741 or log on to www.mnmilk.org/dairyday. ❖

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DAIRY DAY, from pg. 38 additional money, he said. “Straightening out the administrating of those rules is important because right now this is putting our livestock industry, particularly our dairy farmers, at a competitive disadvantage with dairy farmers in neighboring states.” He acknowledges that the anti-ag segment could say this is dairy farmers being selfish. But Lefebvre points out that keeping dairying in Minnesota is especially good for Minnesota’s economy. “We remind our politicians that the economic impact of dairying is $25,000 per cow. And dairy cows are good environmentally. A dairy cow consumes the entire corn plant, not just the corn kernel. Also, alfalfa is a vital part of this dairy environment and we all know the positive impact of alfalfa on the Minnesota landscape,” Lefebvre said. So how does all this happen when two buses and 100 dairy farmers unload at the steps of the State Capitol March 5? As you might expect it starts with a welcome and briefing from Minnesota Department of Agriculture officials plus MMPA President Patrick Lunemann. Then it’s break-out time with approximately 50 meetings during the course of the day. Lefebvre said they break into small groups to meet with key legislative leaders from both the House and the Senate. “We like to say, ‘Go get ’em’ because each dairy farmer knows the issues. And we find that farmers telling their own story directly to our legislators is by far the best way to get the job done. “Our legislators are good people. They want to do the best job; they want to help and when they hear from real dairy farmers they just have that much better understanding of the issues. “There will be a couple of hearings going on that day ... so our dairy farmers can sit down for a few

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n the edge of Todd County, Minn., not far from Eagle Bend or Osakis or Carlos but not near any of them either, is an old farmhouse on a hill. Inside the farmhouse are brightly painted walls, lovely old wood floors, flowery quilts and even a kitchen table cluttered with papers. On the walls are the small delicate footprints of newborn babies. Under some footprints is a name, a date and occasionally a birth weight. This is Alisha’s Care Center, named after Administrative Director Amy Claseman’s sister, who died not far from here in a car-deer collision. In the memory of Alisha this warm, cozy, safe birth center and women’s health clinic has hosted the births of babies whose parents have traveled from as far away as Willmar, St. Cloud and Bemidji. The mothers receive their prenatal, birthing and post-partum care from certified nurse midwives Robin Colburn and Ruth Wingeier, and Wingeier’s students. Wingeier, who has helped bring into this world 1,600 babies, many of whom were the babies of the babies that she delivered, said that Alisha’s Care Center is more than the dream of one person. It has, since 2008, been the dream of an extended community that includes Amish and Mennonite families as well as many people who support the idea of a birth center and women’s health clinic that feels more like a home than a hospital. “This window was installed by an Amish man as part of his payment,” Wingeier says, as she shows off the two birthing rooms. “This bed was donated by the hospital, the microscope was purchased with help from the electric co-op, and Nancy Leasman painted the mural on that wall.” Wingeier says there are a variety of reasons women and their families come to Alisha’s Care Center to have their babies. At the heart of the reasons is that the Care Center offers an alternative to home and hospital births. Since the Care Center is nationally accredited it has all the necessary equipment and nursing staff to care for uncomplicated births. “We can’t take twins or high-risk cases though,” Wingeier said. There may be uncomplicated births but there are no normal births, as far as Wingeier is concerned. For each of the births that she has attended she has a story and each of the stories is somehow miraculous. Information on Alisha’s Care Center can be found at www.alishascarecenter.com. ❖

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The following market analysis is for the week ending Feb. 21. CORN — Corn broke out to the upside in the holiday-shortened week, punching through $4.50-perbushel resistance to set its sights on $4.60 per bushel. Prices in the nearby months hit their highest levels in nearly four months. Political unrest in Ukraine has attracted risk premium, but as the week came to a close an apparent agreement had been reached. A number of people were killed in Kiev and although goods were getting loaded for shipment, new deals PHYLLIS NYSTROM were halted. CHS Hedging Inc. St. Paul Concerns that the violence could spread to Black Sea ports demanded higher premiums. Ukraine is the world’s second-biggest grain exporter and seventh in steel. Reportedly, they have 10 million metric tons of unshipped corn and 3 mmt of unshipped wheat. Logistical issues provided support to basis levels in most commodities. There is grain to move, but transportation is either delayed or unavailable. No corn is available out of Argentina yet, Brazil is concentrating on shipping soybeans, and demand has not subsided. It was rumored that some ethanol plants may be forced to lower production due to the lack of tanker cars. The U.S. Department of Agriculture February Outlook Forum was held this week. They issued full bal-

It would be a misstatement to say the livestock markets are finishing February in a quiet and unassuming trade. Both the cattle and hog markets have been ablaze over the past several weeks. Both for a similar reason, that being: supply concerns. Cattle ended the week of Feb. 21 at all-time high prices in both cash and futures prices. Once again packers were accumulating live inventories at the end of a week by scrambling to out-bid each other for cattle. Despite the fact that packers are in the red on profit margins, the scramble for inventory continues each week. The beef cutouts have improved JOE TEALE Broker over the past few weeks easing some of the losses taken by the Great Plains Commodity Afton, Minn. packer, and beef movement has improved. As the beef cutout rises it will be a challenge to see if consumer reluctance appears once again at the higher price levels. Despite the fact that cattle supplies are tight, demand will still dominate the issue of price in the months ahead. On Feb. 21, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released the Monthly Cattle on Feed Report and the results are as follows: On feed Jan. 1, 97 percent; placed in December, 109 percent; marketed in December, 95 percent. The report was interpreted as negative as the placement number was well above pre-report estimates, and the total number on feed was slightly above pre-report estimates. This report is likely to bring a negative reaction to the futures market, which may halt the rally in the live prices. Producers should give consideration to protecting inventories and keep aware of market conditions.

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If you’re a grain producer, you’ve probably noticed the recent spike in propane costs. Although you’re more than likely aware of the changes, you might not know why they’ve been occurring. If we take a look back to March of 2011, you might remember the nuclear disaster in Japan. This disaster spurred the closing of not only the Fukushima power plant, but of others power plants as well as well. The closing of these nuclear plants spurred additional demand for propane, while at the same time the oil wells of the Bakken Formation in North Dakota were producing addi- KURT LENSING tional supplies of propane held AgStar Assistant VP domestic prices at lower levels. & Industry Specialist Waite Park, Minn. In response to these low prices and the high level of propane in the Upper Midwest, pipelines that were once used to transport propane into the Midwest from Texas and Louisiana were reversed to take excess propane to the Gulf for export. Still, most of us were probably unaware of these factors, since we didn’t feel the impact at home until this past year. No one knew it, but the perfect storm was brewing. Last year, the United States produced a record corn crop that was much wetter than previous years, which required a large amount of propane to dry for storage. This put a strain on the propane supply in the Midwest going into the winter of 201314. This winter has been one of the coldest on record, which spurred an unprecedented demand for See LENSING, pg. 2B

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Without rationing, prices have clear pass to rally NYSTROM, from pg. 1B ance sheets for the next 10 years, but the one of interest was for 2014-15. They anticipate that corn acres this spring will be down 3 1/2 percent at 92 million acres (smallest since 2011), corn yield will hit 165.3 bushels per acre for record production of 13.985 billion bushels. This put carryout at 2.111 billion bushels compared to 1.481 billion bushels this year. The report was pretty much looked at and tossed aside. There is skepticism that the yield will be that high without ideal conditions. What about the acres that were prevent plant last year? There are apparently at least 8 million acres that should be planted this year that weren’t last year. The average farm price for 2014-15 was estimated at $3.90, down from this year’s $4.50 per bushel. Weekly ethanol production was up 1,000 barrels per day to 903,000 barrels per day. Weekly corn export sales were on the low end of expectations, but were more than we need on a weekly basis to hit the USDA forecast. Old crop sales were 27.2 million bushels when 9.3 million bushels is needed per week to hit the 1.6 billion bushel outlook. We have sold 87 percent of the USDA’s total export projection. OUTLOOK: The focus of the market has turned to demand, which has remained strong. March corn was 7 3/4 cents higher for the week at $4.53 and the December contract gained 4

1/2 cents at $4.64 1/4 per bushel. If we see any reduction in demand, i.e. slower export sales or cancellations, look for the market to turn sideways. March corn has extended its trading range from short-term support at $4.45 to first resistance at $4.60 per bushel. SOYBEANS — Estimates for the South American soybean crop have most likely peaked and we have yet to see any significant Chinese cancellations. Without rationing, prices have had a clear pass to rally. March soybeans made new highs going back to September. The market readily absorbed grower selling in the United States, Brazil and even Argentina. There are rumors that the Argentine government may tax unsold bean inventories held by growers beginning April 1. Rumors also floated that China was buying beans from Argentina for old crop and inquiring about new crop beans from the United States. AgRural reduced their Brazil-

LENSING, from pg. 1B propane for heating homes. In early 2014, propane prices surged to well over $4 per gallon in some areas which is approximately double that of recent years. Actions have been taken to alleviate the sudden spike in prices, which has impacted many people across not only the Midwest, but the entire nation. Many states have declared a state of emergency, providing hours-of-service relief for transportation of propane and financial assistance to others. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued an order on Feb. 7 that would require a pipeline to be reversed from Mont Belvieu, Texas, to locations in the Midwest and Northeast. As I write this column, a slightly warmer version of “old man winter” seems to be alive and well, which should at least help this problem from

getting worse. In every market, supply and demand dictates prices, but this year is a prime example of how transportation plays a huge role in getting the supply to the source of demand. For example, grain shipments across the Midwest have also been delayed, forcing elevators and processors to slow down or even shut down until railcars arrive. Although this winter has brought extremes, it seems the worst has passed us regarding propane prices. I look forward to weather forecasters talking of sun and rain versus cold and snow. AgStar Financial Services is a cooperative owned by client stockholders. As part of the Farm Credit System, AgStar has served 69 counties in Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin with a wide range of financial products and services for more than 95 years. ❖

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ian bean production number from 88.8 mmt to 87 mmt. Oil World cut their Brazilian soybean production estimate from 89.5 mmt to 85 mmt, when the latest USDA number is 90 mmt. Their low estimate is well outside most estimates that range from 87 mmt to 90 mmt. U.S. bean loadings for China are not slowing and the more they take now, the less there is for them to cancel. Weekly exports sales were once again strong at 3.2 million bushels for old crop and 27.5 million bushels for new crop. With current commitments running 5 percent higher than the USDA 1.51-billion-bushel export forecast, we eventually need to see net cancellations on a weekly basis, and that hasn’t happened. Today’s number did include cancellations to China and unknown. Eighty-four percent of the total projected exports have been shipped and we’re not even half way through the marketing year. Meal sales were huge this week at 228,000 mt for old crop and 65,000 mt for new crop. We need just 84,000 mt of old crop sales to reach the USDA forecast. January National Oilseed Processors Association crush was less than anticipated at just 156.9 million bushels

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when 162.4 million bushels was expected. Weather conditions were cited as the factor behind the lower crush. The USDA February Outlook Conference indicated on their 2014-15 balance sheets that the U.S. farmer will plant a record 79.5 million acres to soybeans, up 3.9 percent from last year. Using a yield of 45.2 bu./acre for a record crop of 3.55 billion bushels, the carryout would come in at 285 million bushels. This is not quite double this year’s estimate for 150 million bushels, but less than the 300 millionplus bushels that has been bantered around in the trade. The average farm price for 2014-15 was pegged at $9.65 per bushel, down 24 percent from this year’s $12.70 average. OUTLOOK: Demand needs to be shaved and so far we have not seen that happen. The $13.77 3/4 level is the next upside target; but until demand is rationed, the upside may continue to trek higher. March soybeans rallied 33 1/4 cents higher to $13.70 3/4 per bushel this week; bringing November along for an increase of 23 1/4 cents to $11.53 3/4 per bushel. March soymeal was $5.80 higher at $455.80 per ton. Nystrom’s notes: Contract changes for the week ending Feb. 21: Minneapolis March wheat fell 2 1/4 cents, while Chicago was up 11 1/4 cents and Kansas City was 8 1/4 cents higher. April crude oil rallied $1.97 to $102.10, March ultra-low-sulfur diesel was 2 cents higher, gasoline rose 2 3/4 cents and natural gas skyrocketed 92 cents higher. This material has been prepared by a sales or trading employee or agent of CHS Hedging Inc. and should be considered a solicitation. ❖

Stay on top of markets TEALE, from pg. 1B The hog market has been on fire as of late, led by the growing concern of the effects of the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus. The death loss attributed to this disease has mounted growing concern over the size of the hog inventory through the remainder of the year. As a result, both cash and futures prices have responded by quickly moving higher. The pork cutout has also responded by advancing to higher levels not seen for several months. This action in the hog market should test the recent high prices seen and determine whether those price levels can be

sustained. Given the fact that the economy is still struggling and other protein sources are more-readily available at lower prices, demand for pork will likely contract at the higher prices once again in the weeks ahead. Considering the large premiums offered in the deferred months, producers should stay on top of market conditions and protect inventories as needed. As a sidebar — prices go up and prices go down, they never remain the same, and they never go the same direction forever. ❖


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This column was written for the marketpounds. Cow numbers were unchanged. ing week ending Feb. 21. New York was up 0.3 percent, despite a 10-pound drop per cow. Cow numbers The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s were up 5,000 head. Idaho was up 0.4 perpreliminary data shows January milk cent, on a 55-pound gain per cow, though production in the top 23 dairy producing cow numbers were down 14,000. Pennsylstates totaled 16.1 billion pounds, up 1 vania was up 0.4 percent, thanks to a 20percent from January 2013. The 50-state pound gain per cow but cow numbers were total, at 17.26 billion pounds, was up 0.9 off 4,000 head, and Minnesota was down percent from a year ago. Revisions 2.1 percent, again with weather reducing reduced the original December estimate MIELKE MARKET output per cow by 20 pounds. Cow numby 19 million pounds, to 15.7 billion WEEKLY bers were down 5,000. pounds, down 0.3 percent from December By Lee Mielke 2012. That put 2013 annual production The biggest decline was in Illinois, in the United States at 201 billion down 4.8 percent, followed by Mispounds, up 0.3 percent from 2012. souri, down 4.4 percent, and then Revisions to 2012 output increased Wisconsin. The biggest increase was the total 213 million pounds, and revised 2013 outin Colorado, up 5.8 percent, followed by Kansas at put was up 32 million pounds from last month’s 5.3 percent, and then California. report. Other states of interest include Arizona, up 0.8 perJanuary cow numbers in the 23 top dairy states cent on 2,000 more cows. Output per cow was off 5 totaled 8.51 million head, up 6,000 head from pounds. Michigan was up 1.3 percent, thanks to a 10December and 7,000 more than January 2013. The pound gain per cow and 3,000 more cows. New Mex50-state total showed a decrease of 13,000 head from ico was off 0.9 percent, due to a 40-pound loss per a year ago. Output per cow in the top 23 dairy states cow. Cow numbers were up 3,000. Texas was up 3.3 averaged 1,891 pounds, up 17 pounds from a year percent on a 40-pound gain per cow and 5,000 more ago, up 19 in the 50 states. ■ Checking the top states, California’s January production was up 4.7 percent from a year ago, thanks to a nice 90-pound increase per cow and 1,000 more cows. California will be the state to watch in coming months as to the effects of the severe drought there. Wisconsin was down 2.9 percent, as the cold weather took its toll, dropping per-cow production by 55

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U.S. corn prices rise along with export expectations MIELKE, from pg. 3B when the prices fall, as we know they will. The first quarter Class I average stands at $22.38/cwt., up from $18.33 at this time a year ago, $17.38 in 2012, and $16.44 in 2011. The two-week National Dairy Products Sales Report averages used in calculating the Class I value showed butter at $1.8476 per pound, up 25.4 cents from February. Nonfat dry milk averaged $2.0718, up 4.5 cents. Dry whey averaged 62.38 cents, up 3 cents, and cheese averaged $2.3213, up 29.1 cents from February. Cash traders were busy analyzing the latest Milk Production and Slaughter reports and anticipating the afternoon’s January Cold Storage report Friday morning, Feb. 21. Cash cheese prices reversed two weeks of losses. The blocks closed the President’s Day holiday-shortened week at $2.1625/lb., up 5.75 cents on the week

and 53.5 cents above a year ago. The barrels closed at $2.1575,up 9.5 cents on the week and 52.75 cents above a year ago. Only two cars of block and eight of barrel traded hands on the week. The NDPSR-surveyed block price hit $2.3216/lb., up 4.4 cents. Barrel averaged $2.3244, up 2.3 cents. Butter closed Friday at $1.7850, up 1.5 cents on the week and 19.5 cents above a year ago. Seventeen carloads were sold on the week. NDPSR butter averaged $1.8595, up 2.2 cents. Cash Grade A nonfat dry milk closed at $2.0450, up 2.5 cents. NDPSR powder averaged $2.0766, up 0.8 cent. Dry whey averaged 62.83 cents, up 0.8 cent. The USDA’s latest Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook predicts that milk supplies will increase in 2014 as a modest herd expansion is forecast for the second half of the year. Yield per cow was forecast to rise year-over-year,

but no change was made in the February forecast from January. Exports remain strong, but higher milk production, both domestically and globally, could pressure prices later in 2014, according to the Outlook. The most recent USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report raised the 2013-14 season-average price of corn to $4.20 to $4.80 per bushel. Higher expected exports lie behind the price rise; global trade and strong export sales support increased U.S. corn exports. Similarly, a higher export forecast for soybean meal supports the advance in prices from January to $425 to $465 per ton. The outlook for forages appears steady, as January preliminary alfalfa prices are reported in January Agricultural Prices at $185/ton, down from $187 in December and well below the January 2013 price. This year’s feed prices should be lower than last

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year, the USDA said. ■ The February dairy cow forecast was raised fractionally from January to 9.26 million head. Sharply higher yearover-year springer prices, combined with flat heifer calf prices, suggest some short-term herd expansion, though there may be caution on the part of producers toward a longer term expansion. The USDA predicts the expected feed and milk prices will push the calculated milk-feed price ratio to the highest in several years. Milk yield was unchanged from January at 22,230 pounds per cow. However, year overyear, milk yield is expected to increase by 1.9 percent from 2013. The Outlook also showed increased projections for 2014 Class III and Class IV milk prices from last month’s report. The first quarter Class III price was pegged at $21.30/cwt., up from the See MIELKE, pg. 5B

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Butter, milkfat exports up 182 percent from 2013 totaled 202.7 million pounds, up 89 percent from 2012. U.S. butter quota imports were down 61.5 percent from a year ago for December to 1.25 million pounds. Cumulative U.S. quota imports totaled 10.88 million pounds, down 20.6 percent percent from 2012. This week’s Global Dairy Trade auction saw the weighted average for all products slip 1.2 percent from the Feb. 4 event, led by a 5.4 percent drop in milk protein concentrate and a 4.5 percent drop in anhydrous milkfat. Butter was down 3.8 percent, Cheddar cheese was off 1.7 percent, skim milk powder was off 0.1 percent and whole milk powder was down 0.3 percent. The only gain today was in buttermilk powder, up 3.1 percent. All of the commodity prices are at historically high levels despite the downturn from the last

auction. The average butter price equated to about $2.0802/lb. U.S., down from $2.1523 in the Feb. 4 event ($2.0294/lb. on 80 percent, down from $2.0998). The Cheddar average was $2.1977/lb., down from $2.2385.; skim milk powder, $2.1682, up from $2.1527/lb., and the whole milk powder average was $2.2675, down from $2.2702 in the last event. Cooperatives Working Together accepted 21 requests for export assistance this week to sell 4.149 million

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pounds of Cheddar, Gouda and Monterey Jack cheese, and 848,780 pounds of 82 percent butter to customers in Asia, Central America, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. The product will be delivered through April and raised the CWT’s 2014 cheese export sales to 20.54 million pounds of cheese, 6.24 million pounds of butter and 698,865 pounds of whole milk powder to 18 countries on four continents. These sales are the equivalent of 330.3 million pounds of

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MIELKE, from pg. 4B $19.75 expected a month ago. The second quarter Class III is $19.25/cwt., up from $18.20. The year’s average, at $18.70, was up 50 cents from last month’s projection, and compares to $17.99/cwt. in 2013 and $17.44 in 2012. The first quarter Class IV milk price was pegged at $22.30/cwt., up from $21.75 a month ago. Second quarter Class IV is $20.95/cwt., up from $20.80. But, the year’s average, at $20.20, is down a nickel from last month’s Outlook, and compares to $19.05/cwt. in 2013 and $16.01 in 2012. ■ The USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service reports butter and milkfat exports in December totaled 22.6 million pounds, up 182 percent from a year ago. Cumulative 2013 U.S. exports

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Lawsuit claims fertilizing equates to dumping MIELKE, from pg. 5B

huge ramifications for dairy producers across milk on a milkfat basis. the United States. Milk production is moving higher Jay Gordon, executive director of the across most of the nation despite Washington State Dairy Federation, adverse weather, according to the reported in Friday’s DairyLine that the USDA’s weekly update. Cooperatives case originated with the Environmenin California report increases resulttal Protection Agency — not the litigaing from dairy farmers managing tion but an issue involving the Safe dairy rations and keeping dairy cows Drinking Water Act that collectively in the milking string longer than challenged four dairy operations in the usual. Dairy producers in the East Yakima Valley in eastern Washington expect a falloff in milk volumes as state. snow and ice storms affect cow comThe situation was resolved with the fort. EPA about a year ago, according to Gordon, but then a group of environ■ mental attorneys representing environCourt challenges to a dairy farm mental groups filed suit under the Fedexpansion in Wisconsin have been eral Resource Conservation and making the news lately but an ongoRecovery Act. ing court battle regarding dairy operaGordon said there have been other tions in Washington state could have

cases filed against various livestock producers and farmers in the United States, going back to the late’90s in North Carolina, Oklahoma and Texas, but this is in the 9th circuit court which “generally tends to lean a little more liberally.” The concern is, “does the RCRA apply to farmers,” and the court recently expanded the case to include pharmaceuticals, phosphorus and hard metals, not just nitrates. The case will be heard against the three remaining families, four dairy operations, as one of the original operators have settled and have exited the dairy business because of this challenge, Gordon said. The trial will be held in September and the court is being asked to rule, for the first time in the United States, if a dairy farm is subject to the RCRA laws. Those laws typically regulate dumps, landfills and materials that would be discarded, according to Gordon, and what the environmentalists are asking

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is for the court to rule that farmers are “effectively dumping nitrates when we’re growing crops, fertilizing, if we have any pharmaceuticals in our manure that show up in groundwater, that constitutes dumping under federal law. “The ruling will set precedent across the country,” Gordon said, “that if you have fertilizer in your corn field, manure in your corn field, it doesn’t really matter, and you get a big rainstorm and it washes that fertilizer down below the root zone, the environmentalists charge that makes you a dump under federal law and you can be enforced against by EPA or sued by attorneys.” There is more information posted as well as links to other sites detailing this case at www.wadairyfederation.org. Lee Mielke is a syndicated columnist who resides in Everson, Wash. His weekly column is featured in newspapers across the country and he may be reached at lkmielke@juno.com. ❖


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The PLC program will function similarly to the previous CCP, with program payments made if the 12-month national average price falls below the established reference price (target price) for a given crop. The marketing period for the 12-month price for corn and soybeans is Sept. 1 in the year that the crop was produced until Aug. 31 of the following year. PLC payments would be made in October of the following year, and will be made on 85 percent of eligible crop base acres for a given crop. Corn example: 100 acres x 165 bushels per acre payment yield x $0.30 per bushel payment level x 0.85 = $4,207.50 payment. The new PLC reference (target) prices for 2014-18 will be $3.70/bu. for corn, $8.40/bu. for soybeans and $5.50/bu. for wheat. Previous target prices were $2.63/bu. for corn, $6/bu. for soybeans and $4.17/bu. for wheat. Commodity Credit Corp. loan rates will remain at previous levels for the next five years, which are $1.95/bu. for corn, $5/bu. for soybeans and $2.94/bu. for wheat. Provisions for CCC crop loans and potential loan deficiency See PROGRAMS, pg. 8B

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individual ARC program, the program yield will be the farm unit “Olympic average” yield for each crop in the most recent five years. Similar to the county ARC program, T-yields will serve as “plug yields” in low yield years, which may be quite useful in situations where producers have had multiple years of major crop losses. ARC or PLC program Producers will have a one-time choice between the revenue-based ARC program, and the PLC program. Producers failing to make a choice will be in the PLC program for 2015-18, and will have no farm program coverage for 2014. If the ARC program is chosen, there will be a choice between the county ARC program, or the individual ARC program. Producers who opt for the county ARC can choose between the ARC program and the PLC program for different crops on a farm unit, while those choosing the individual ARC program will need to have all crops on that farm unit in the ARC program. Any potential PLC or ARC payments for the 2014 crop year will not occur until October 2015.

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The new farm bill, which calculated on crop base was signed into law by Presacres, rather than on yearident Obama on Feb. 7, will to-year planted crop acres. offer several new farm proProducers will be given a gram choices for producers one-time opportunity to to consider. update crop base acres, based on average planted The farm bill will reduce acres from 2009-12, or they overall federal spending, will can choose to continue with reduce total Conservation the crop base acres that Reserve Program acreage existed under the last farm FARM PROGRAMS and will make some signifibill. cant changes to farm comBy Kent Thiesse modity programs. The new Total crop base acres in farm bill will govern fedthe new farm program eral farm programs for cannot exceed the total the next five years crop base acres that (2014-18). existed in 2013, under the last farm bill. The option to update The Commodity Title of the new farm crop base acres may be an opportunity bill will eliminate the guaranteed for producers to increase corn and soydirect payments, which have existed bean base acres on farm units that presince the 1996 farm bill, as well as viously had low base acres for those eliminating potential counter-cyclical crops. There are no restrictions on raispayments, the average crop revenue ing fruits and vegetables on crop base program and the permanent disaster program for crops (SURE), which were acres in the new farm bill. all part of the last farm bill. These pro- Payment yields grams will be replaced by either a new Producers who chose the new PLC revenue-based Ag Risk Coverage proprogram will have a choice of keeping gram or a Price Loss Coverage protheir existing CCP yields on a farm gram. unit from the previous farm program, or updating to 90 percent of the fiveThe new legislation will offer crop producers several one-time choices for year (2008-12) average crop yields on planted crop acres on that farm unit. their farm program participation, which will be in place through the 2018 For the county ARC program, the crop year. most recent county five-year “Olympic Following are choices that producers average” yield, which drops the highest will need to consider at farm program and lowest annual yields for a crop, will be used. If a county’s yield in any sign-up time later this year. year drops below 70 percent of the Crop base acres county crop insurance transitional All farm program payments for both yield (T-yield), the T-yield will become the ARC and the PLC programs will be the “plug yield” for that year. For the

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ARC producers can choose county or individual PROGRAMS, from pg. 7B payments under the new farm bill will remain the same as in previous years. County or individual ARC program Producers who choose the ARC program option will have another choice to make, whether to have benchmark revenues and potential ARC payments determined by county-level yields or individual farm-level yields. There are several aspects to consider regarding this decision. County ARC program payments will

occur for a given crop when the actual countylevel calculated revenue (county yield x national average price) is below 86 percent of the county benchmark revenue for that year. The maximum county ARC coverage is 10 percent, from 76 to 86 percent, of the county benchmark revenue for a crop. The county benchmark revenue for any crop in a given year is the five-year “Olympic average” county yield times the five-year average crop price for the preceding five years. Crop prices are based on the 12-

month national average crop prices for a given crop, with the high and low price removed. In any year that the 12-month average price is lower than the new reference price for a crop, the reference price will be used for calculations for that year. County ARC payments will be paid on 85 percent of eligible crop base acres. Corn example: 100 base acres x $50/acre payment x 0.85 = $4,250 payment. The individual ARC program combines all crops on a farm unit to calculate payments, rather than the cropspecific approach used in the county ARC program. The individual ARC benchmarks are based on five-year “Olympic average” farm-level yields for each crop times the five-year national average price for each crop. The total revenue is the sum of all crops, which is then factored by the average percentage of acres for each crop on that farm, in order to arrive at a final benchmark revenue for that farm unit. The actual revenue for a crop in a given year is a “weighted” average of the actual farm-level crop yield times the 12-month national average price.

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Similar to the county ARC program, payments are made when the actual “weighted” farm-level revenue is between 76 and 86 percent of the benchmark revenue, a maximum of 10 percent. Individual ARC payments are made on 65 percent of the eligible crop base acres on a farm unit. Example: 100 acres x $60/acre payment x 0.65 = $3,900 payment. Crop insurance decisions There are no changes in crop insurance programs for 2014 that resulted from the passage of the new farm bill, and there will likely be few adjustments in the basic crop insurance program in 2015 and beyond. Beginning in 2015, producers will be required to be in compliance with conservation provisions in order to purchase subsidized crop insurance, similar to the conservation compliance for participation in other farm programs. Also beginning with the 2015 crop year, producers who opt for the PLC farm program option will have opportunity to purchase additional crop insurance coverage under the Supplemental Coverage Option, which will be based on county-level yields and revenues. See PROGRAMS, pg. 9B


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farm bill sets an adjusted gross income maximum level of $900,000 in order to be eligible for potential farm program payments. The basic commodity farm programs in the new farm bill will be implemented by the USDA for the 2014 crop year, so farmers will have some big decisions to make in the coming months. Landowners will also be required to sign-off on farm program choices on cash rental farms, and will need to be part of the decision-making process. Farm program sign-up will likely not begin until late-spring of this year at local Farm Service Agency offices, and will probably continue well into the summer months. This will allow farmers and landowners plenty of time to research and evaluate the various options and alternatives that will be available under the new farm bill. Kent Thiesse is a government farm programs analyst and a vice president at MinnStar Bank in Lake Crystal, Minn. He may be reached at (507) 726-2137 or kent.thiesse@minnstarbank.com. ❖

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PROGRAMS, from pg. 8B The SCO insurance will allow producers to insure the crop revenue between 86 percent of the maximum crop insurance revenue level, and the level of crop insurance coverage that is in place for a given year. Example: If a producer has 80-percent coverage for a crop, SCO would insure the portion of crop revenue from 80 to 86 percent with county-level coverage. SCO coverage will have a subsidy level of 65 percent, meaning that producers will still need to pay 35 percent of the required insurance premium. The new farm bill combined all previous farm program payment levels into one new payment level for all farm program payments. The new payment limit is $125,000 per individual, or $250,000 when a qualifying spouse is included. There were no changes in the legislation to the “actively engaged” rules that are used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to determine farm program payment eligibility. However, the USDA is expected to review and adjust those rules in the coming years. The new

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Will ‘new look’ farm bill bring good times for dairy? By DICK HAGEN The Land Staff Writer The new farm bill — all 956 pages worth, with President Obama’s signature at the end — is a complicated document with some major new looks. Dairy farmers attending a Dairy Management Workshop at Freeport, Minn., Feb. 7, got a quick introduction to the dairy title when Marin Bozic, TABLE A: CORN

Assumptions:

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Insurance type

YP (75%) YP (85%) RP (80%) (CBOT harvest price/bu.) $6 $5 $4.50 $4 $3.50 $3

• APH • 75% YP bu. guarantee • 85% YP bu. guarantee • YP market price (Feb. 7 est.) • RP/RPE base price (Feb. 7 est.) • 80% RP minimum guarantee

University of Minnesota agricultural economist, talked details. It took some talking; just the dairy portion contains 4,400 words. A good way to get attention is to first explain what got exterminated from the old farm bill. “Three safety net programs of the old farm bill got repealed and replaced with two new programs,” Bozic said. 190 bu./acre 142.50 bu./acre 161.50 bu./acre $4.58/bu. (CBOT Dec. futures) $4.58/bu. (CBOT Dec. futures) $696.16/acre

TABLE B: SOYBEANS

Estimated actual 2014 production (bu./acre) 190 175 160 145 130 ~ Est. insurance indemnity payment per acre ~ (Before premium deductions) $57.25 0 0 0 0 0 0 $6.87 $75.57 $144.27 0 0 0 0 $31.16 $126.16

0 0 0 0 $ 83.66 $171.16

0 0 0 $56.16 $136.16 $216.16

$42 $35 $43.66 $116.16 $188.66 $261.16

$132 $110 $111.16 $176.16 $241.16 $306.16

Assumptions:

Being repealed are: • The Dairy Product Price Support Program, effective immediately. • The Dairy Export Incentive Program, effective immediately. • The Milk Income Loss Contract, effective once See DAIRY BILL, pg. 11B

• APH • 75% YP bu. guarantee • 85% YP bu. guarantee • YP market price (Feb. 7 est.) • RP/RPE base price (Feb. 7 est.) • 80% RP minimum guarantee

Insurance type

YP (75%) YP (85%) RP (80%) (CBOT harvest price/bu.) $14 $13 $12 $11 $10 $9

52 bu./acre 39 bu./acre 44.20 bu./acre $11.14/bu. (CBOT Nov. futures) $11.14/bu. (CBOT Nov. futures) $463.42/acre

Estimated actual 2014 production (bu./acre) 50 45 40 35 30 ~ Est. insurance indemnity payment per acre ~ (Before premium deductions) $ 44.56 $100.26 0 0 0 0 0 $46.79 $102.49 $158.19 0 0 0 0 0 $13.42

0 0 0 0 $13.42 $58.42

$22.80 $20.80 $19.20 $23.42 $63.42 $103.42

$92.40 $85.80 $79.20 $78.42 $113.42 $148.42

$162.40 $150.80 $139.20 $133.42 $163.42 $193.42

Correction: The above tables — “Comparisons of YP and RP for corn, soybeans” — were published with errors in the Feb. 14 issue of The Land in Kent Thiesse’s “Farm Programs” column.

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MILC gone once new margin program is ready to roll later than Sept. 1,“the secretary shall establish and admin“In my judgment,it probably means that the sign-up will ister a margin protection program for dairy producers ...” occur before September and that the program is really in Bozic said at this time it is unclear whether this wording effect beginning Sept. 1. My best advice is stay tuned for means that this is the date by which the U.S. Department of specific announcements from the USDA,” he said. Agriculture must announce its final rules and regulations As expected, the USDA’s Farm Service Agency and open a sign-up period for dairy farmers or whether will write specific rules on how to conduct this prothose preliminary actions must occur earlier so that the See DAIRY BILL, pg. 12B MPP is actually in affect and operational for September.

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DAIRY BILL, from pg. 10B the new Margin Program becomes operational or Sept. 1, whichever is earlier. So what’s the new “umbrella” for dairy farmers? It’s called the Margin Protection Program. It’s a voluntary program Marin Bozic that pays participating farmers an indemnity when a national benchmark for milk income over feed costs (actual dairy production margin) falls below an insured level that can vary over $4 per hundredweight range. The second carrot is called the Dairy Product Donation Program. This requires the secretary of agriculture to immediately procure and distribute certain dairy products when the ADPM falls below the lowest margin level specified under the MPP. These products would be targeted for use in domestic, low-income family, food assistance programs, such as the Emergency Food Assistance Program. Bozic said, “recognize there no longer is a price floor. World milk prices have been as much as 40 percent lower than U.S. milk prices. Why? Because the government was buying large amounts of dairy products. Now prices could still crash lower so risk management is now more important than ever.” He pointed out the MILC had been a big help in sustaining milk income the previous 13 years, often propping milk prices by as much as $1.50/cwt. “And that is why this new margin insurance program will be so important. You will have to decide what level of margin you need, and can afford. Even more important will be your thought processes on whether you can ride out a price break if you are not insured.” Like any legislation, perhaps even more so when talking the farm bill, the devil is in the details, because the effective date for this new MPP is Sept. 1.The language reads: By no

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Enrollment necessary for program participation DAIRY BILL, from pg. 11B gram. Those instructions will detail how to treat new producers, farmers who own more than one farm, farms that are owned by more than one producer, etc. As said earlier, the devil is in the details, and a host of government employees will be spelling out the details. Then the usual in-house review as well as a review by the Office of Management and Budget. Bozic speculates that many of the rules on producer requirements for submitting production, ownership and other records will be similar if not identical to those used for the MILC program. So who’s eligible? Every dairy farmer, in every state and U.S. territory (Puerto Rico and Guam) is

eligible for the MPP. But any farmer who wants to participate must enroll in the program. Producers may elect to participate, or not participate, in the MPP in any calendar year. Or a producer can skip a year without prejudicing enrollment in a future year. Also every participating dairy farmer will be assigned a Production History. The PH will equal the highest annual marketing in the three preceding years: 2011, 2012 and 2013. In subsequent years the ag secretary shall adjust PH to reflect any increase in the national average milk price. Coverage percentage Each year participating producers can decide how much of their yearly production they want to cover.

This amount is calculated as a percentage applied to the PH. Producers may choose no less than 25 percent, no more than 90 percent, or points in between in 5-percent intervals. Margin coverage is in 50cents/cwt. increments from $4/cwt. up to $8/cwt. If the ADMP (national benchmark margin) for any two-month period falls below a producer’s coverage amount, the difference will be paid on their coverage amount (elected percent of their PH). Premium costs As you might expect, the higher the margin coverage, the higher the premium. Also, premiums per hundredweight are less for the first 4 million pounds per year of PH marketing. Premiums will be discounted 25 percent for sign-ups in 2014 and 2015 to encourage participation. Example: A selected coverage value of $6/cwt. costs $0.055/cwt. for producers marketing 4 million pounds or less of milk per year. Cost is $0.155 for 4 million-plus pounds of milk production. Actual dairy production margins were about $14 during 2007-08; slipped to only $2 in 2009; raised to $9 and $10 for 2011 and 2012; and ended 2013 at $10-plus, according to Bozic. ❖

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REAL ESTATE Consisting of 62.1 acres, more or less. Information from FSA office: Tillable Acres 61.5, Corn Direct Yield 115, Soybean Direct & CC Yield 39, Crop Productivity Index (CPI) 87. There are currently 5.5 acres enrolled in the CRP Program until Sept. 30, 2014, with an annual payment of $495. There will be a survey on this parcel with the SPRING POSSESSION! north line being the center line of the ditch LAND WILL BE SURVEYED! to come up with exact acres. Real Estate Terms: Successful bidder shall be required to pay $30,000 down (NON-REFUNDABLE) and sign a purchase agreement following the conclusion of the real estate auction. A buyer’s premium of 4% will be added over and above the final bid. This will equal the full contract price. The balance shall be due on or before April 7, 2014. Christian & Peterson PA, attorney for real estate and handling all earnest monies. All information is believed to be correct, but is not guaranteed. Any verbal announcements made day of auction takes precedence over print.

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FOR SALE: JD 5400-5830 & 6000 & 7000 series forage harvesters. Used kernel processors, also, used JD 40 knife Dura-Drums, & drum conversions for 5400 & 5460. Call (507)427-3520 www.ok-enterprise.com

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FOR SALE: 80 acres prime Dodge County farmland w/ 70 acres cropland, major tile, & 96 CPI for $8,050/acre. Send contact information to owner to request brochure to: dodgecoprime@gmail.com Sell your land or real estate in 30 days for 0% commission. Call Ray 507-339-1272 Selling or Buying Farms or 1031 Exchange! Private Sale or Sealed Bid Auction! Call “The Land Specialists!” Northland Real Estate 612-756-1899 or 320-894-7337 www.farms1031.com “Where Farm and Family Meet”

WANTED MOBILE HOMES I buy clean single and double wide mobile homes. I have transports to move them. For more information. 507-676-3088


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HAYBUSTER Bale Processors Save on Forage. (Dry & Healthy Livestock) 256 2pt $5,750; 2100 2pt $7,900; 256+II pull type, $7,900; H1100 tilt tub grinder, nice cond, $35,900; New 2650 pull type, $19,200. 320-543-3523 Bins & Buildings

• 80 +/- acres Amo Township • 75 +/- acres Springfield Township • 135 acres Springfield Township Deer, turkeys, pheasants, ducks • 50 acres Weimer Township, Jackson County • 51.36 acres in Springfield Township, Cottonwood County • 52.69 acres in Redwood County along the Cottonwood River

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FOR SALE: Lesters Building 26' wide x 46' long x 8' tall, insulated, good condition, $11,500/OBO. Lake Lillian MN 320-220-3114 FOR SALE: USED Grain Bins, (1) MFS 50K w/ full floor, 8” auger sumps, (1) Behlen 80K, no floor, no auger. South Central MN crew. Crew available to disassemble. 507-426-8256 or 320-212-3400 Jamesway 11" single chain conveyors, dealers, new old stock, any length, price dealer net. (715)792-2304 Stormor Bins & EZ-Drys. 100% financing w/no liens or red tape, call Steve at Fairfax Ag for an appointment. 888-830-7757 Grain Handling Equip

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FOR SALE: New Idea 4865 round baler. 320-760-6282

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'85 Ford LN8000 truck 3208 Cat, Allison auto trans, 20' box & hoist, tandem axle w/pusher, 3rd axle, 11 22.5 tires w/ endgate drill fill brush auger, box setup for two compartments. (320) 760-5497


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Advertising Deadline 12:00 Noon, Thursday, March 6, 2014 Contact us to consign your equipment TODAY! ✑ Doug Wedel @ 507-238-4318 (O) or 507-236-4255 cell ✑ Allen, Kevin or Ryan Kahler @ 507-764-3591, 507-920-8060 or 507-227-8528 ✑ Dan Pike @ 507-847-3468 (O) or 507-841-0965 cell ✑ Darwin Hall @ 507-327-0535 cell ✑ Dustin Hartung @ 507-236-7629

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FOR SALE:Used grain bins, BUILT HEAVIER floors unload systems, sti- We Trade/Deliver Anywhere rators, fans & heaters, aerDealer 319-347-6282 ation fans, buying or selling, try me first and also FOR SALE: 1085 Gehl chopcall for very competitive per, 2 heads, 2 Meyer 4118 contract rates! Office rear unloading chopper hours 8am-5pm Monday – boxes. Degelman 10' front Friday Saturday 9am - 12 blade. (608) 647-6716 noon or call 507-697-6133 Ask for Gary FOR SALE: 10R22” cornhead, IH 800 series made to fit JD combine; also 26 weighted air inlets for livestock barn #2500 w/ all new baffle boards; also nursery feeders. 507-532-2094 FOR SALE: 3 stage, 3pt forklift, 5000 lbs rating w/ hydraulic tilt & lift, adjustable forks, very good condition, $1,650. 507-2235532 FOR SALE: JD 435 round baler w/innoculant applic., $7,500; '07 JD 3710 plow, $32,000; Chandler tandem axle dry fert/lime spreader w/variable rate, $7,000. 320510-0468

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SALE: Butler grain '07 CIH 2588 combine, chop2 - 22' high x 27' diamper, rock trap, 12R ready, 6 – 18' high x 27' diamPro 600 mon., 800 metrics, priced to sell. 320-9051,700 hrs., $109,500; IH 620, 24' press drill w/grass seeder, $2,450; CIH 1820, 12x30 flat fold vibra shank cult., w/shields, $3,750; 18.4x42 on JD 12 hole rims, $1,450/ pair; 18.4x42 on 10 bolt dual rims, $1,950/pair; 12 JD HD down pressure springs, FOR SALE: Large Winter $475. 320-769-2756 Discounts on new GSI grain bins, legs, air systems, and dryers. Trusted GSI dealer 4 Used Mandako since 1980. Country Grain LAND ROLLERS Systems (320) 224-1968

We are dealers for Top Air, Sprayer Specialties, Gregson Sprayers, new & used on hand Wheathart, Westfield, FarmKing, Brandt Vacs & Balzer Equipment • We have NEW Balzer stalk choppers on hand • Truckload prices on NEW Westfield augers, Brandt grain vacs, Batco belts

Top Air 1600 gal., 120’ boom, 380x60 duals, Raven 450, Ht. control......$55,000 Top Air 1600 gal., 90’ new boom, hyd. pump, Raven 450, adj. axle, 14.9x46 tires ............................................................................................................$38,000 ‘08 Fast 9500, 1800 gal. tank, Raven 450, Chem inductor ......................$32,000 Brandt 1600 gal., 90’ boom, adj. axle, 46” tires........................................$29,000 Sprayer Specialties XLRD 1500 gal., new galvanized 90’ boom, Raven 450, inductor, 380x90x46 tires ..........................................................................$26,000 Schaben 1600 gal., 90’ boom, Raven 450, inductor, rinse tank ..............$22,000 Sprayer Specialties, 1250 gal., 90’ boom, Raven 450, foamer ..............$21,000 Red Ball 670, 1200 gal., 90’ boom, Raven 450, hyd. pump, 320x90x46 tires ............................................................................................................$19,000 Gregson 1000 gal., 90’ boom, 20” plumbing, Raven 440, hyd. pump, rinse tank, 72-120” adj. axle, 13.6x38 tires ................................................................$18,000 Top Air 1100 gal., 80’ boom, Raven 203, adj. axle....................................$17,000 Top Air 1100 gal., 90’ boom, Raven 440, hyd. pump, adj. axle................$17,000 Top Air 1100 gal., 80’ X-fold boom, Raven 450, hyd. pump ....................$16,000 Spraymaster 1000 gal., 80’ boom, hyd. pump, rinse tank, Raven 440, 88-120” adj. axle, 13.6x38 tires ..............................................................................$14,000 Red Ball 680, 1000 gal., 90’ boom, Raven 440, hyd. pump, 380x90x46 tires (Choice of Two) ..........................................................................................$13,000 Great Plains 1000 gal., 80’ Top Air X-fold boom, Teejet control, hyd. pump, 120” axle, 13.6x38 tires..............................................................................$12,500 Hardi 1000 gal., 66’ boom, 13.6x38 tires ..................................................$12,500 Blumhardt 1000 gal., 90’ boom, Big Wheel ................................................$8,500 Blumhardt 1000 gal., 90’ boom, tandem ....................................................$6,800 AgChem 1000 gal., 60’ X-fold Boom, Tandem ............................................$6,500 Blumhardt 1000 gal., 72’ Boom, Tandem ....................................................$6,500 Blumhardt 1000 gal., 90’ Boom, Tandem ....................................................$6,500 Blumhardt 750 gal., 90’ Boom, Tandem......................................................$6,000 Demco 1000 gal., 60’ X-fold Boom, Tandem ..............................................$6,000 Top Air 750 gal, 60’ Vertical Fold Boom ......................................................$5,500 Blumhardt 1000 gal., 80’ NYB boom, Tandem............................................$6,000 Blumhardt 1000 gal., 60’ Boom, Tandem ....................................................$5,500 Blumhardt 1000 gal., 60’ Boom, Tandem ....................................................$5,500 Pleasure Products 1200 gal., 90’ Boom, Tandem......................................$4,500

Farm Implements

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FOR SALE: Shop built 90' sprayer, 34” tires, rinse tank, $5,000; 20-36” stainless steel nursery feeders, $60/ea; Model #2400 CFM ray-dot ceiling inlets, $60/ea. 507-828-3629

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Hydrostatic & Hydraulic Re- FOR SALE: Westfield pair Repair-Troubleshoot13”x71' straight auger, $5,900. 507-327-6430 ing Sales-Design Custom hydraulic hose-making up IH 4300 w/18' silage & grain to 2” Service calls made. box, $4,000. Manure STOEN'S Hydrostatic Sertanker, 3,500 gal, tandem vice 16084 State Hwy 29 N axle, pull type, $1,500. Glenwood, MN 56334 320(715)962-3497 634-4360 New 7.5 Meyer snowplow. Attachments for 2012 Ford JD 3020 D tractor, 3pt, 2 hyd, Pickup. $3,600 712-424-3843 JDWF, fenders, $6,750; JD 2510 gas tractor, JDWF, 3pt We buy 1 hyd, $4,500; Case IH 4800 Salvage Equipment 28' field cult, Case IH 3 bar Parts Available harrow, $4,900; IH 80 7' Hammell Equip., Inc. snowblower, $1,350; Case (507)867-4910 IH 5' 3pt snowblower, $1,250; 10 bolt, 5”, 15”, 18”, Tractors 036 26” HD extensions, starting at $175/pr; (8) JD double '73 JD 4430 new AC, original, disk dry fertilizer openers, $13,900; Ford 3000, gas, $75/ea. 320-769-2756 loader, good cond, $6,250. (320) 543-3523

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DAMAGED GRAIN STATE-WIDE

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We pay top dollar for your damaged grain. We are experienced handlers of your wet, dry, burnt and mixed grains. Trucks and Vacs available. Immediate response anywhere. CALL FOR A QUOTE TODAY

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EQUIPMENT

LOADERS

“New” Koyker 510, JD 148, JD 158, JD 522, JD 58, JD 48, IH 2250 JD Soundguard Cabs, Call for info

KIESTER IMPLEMENT, INC. 110 S. Main, P.O. Box 249 • Kiester, MN

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• ‘13 MF 8690, MFD, 350 hp. • MF GC1705 w/loader • MF 4610, MFD, platform • ‘13 MF GC 1705, compact tractor • ‘05 MF 451, 45 PTO hp, 400 hrs. • JD 4440, cab, loader

CORN HEADS

• Geringhoff 1822RD, ‘09 • Geringhoff 1820RD, ‘09 • Geringhoff 1630RD, ‘09 • Geringhoff 1622RD, ‘07 • Geringhoff 1622RD, ‘07 • Geringhoff 1622RD, ‘04 • Geringhoff 1230RD, ‘09 • Geringhoff 1230RD, ‘08 • Geringhoff 1222RD, ‘11 • Geringhoff 1222RD, ‘08 • Geringhoff 1222RD, ‘07 • Geringhoff 1222RD, ‘05 • Geringhoff 1222RD, ‘03 • Geringhoff 1220RD, ‘11 • Geringhoff 1220RD, ‘05 • Geringhoff 1220RD, ‘04 • Geringhoff 1220RD, ‘02 • Geringhoff 1220RD, ‘12 • Geringhoff 830NS, ‘08 • Geringhoff 830RD, ‘08 • Geringhoff 830RD, ‘06 • Geringhoff 830RD, ‘05 • Geringhoff 830RD, ‘04 • Geringhoff 830RD, ‘04 • Geringhoff 830RD, ‘01 • Geringhoff 830RD, ‘07 • Geringhoff 630RD, ‘07 • Geringhoff 630RD, ‘05 • Geringhoff 630RD, ‘97 • JD 622, GVL poly • JD 822 KR, HT, steel • ‘04 Gleaner 1222 hugger, GVL poly • MF 844 4RW • MF 1163

COMBINES

• MF 9790, duals, RWA, 1001 hrs. • MF 9540, RWA • MF 8780 combine. RWA. duals • MF 8570, RWA • ‘86 MF 8560

• ‘97 Gleaner R62, duals, 2052 sep. hrs. • ‘92 Gleaner R62, 2063 hrs.

GRAIN HANDLING

• (2) Parker 2620 seed tenders • Parker G. Box, 250 bu. • A&L 850S grain cart w/tarp, 850 bu. • Park 605 gravity box, 625 bu., brakes • ‘08 Brandt 1535 LP, gas, track mover • (2) ‘06 Brandt 1535 LP, electric • Brandt 20110 swing hopper • Brandt 7500HP grain vac. • ‘08 Brandt 1535 LP, gas eng., mower • ‘08 Brandt 1545 LP, grain belt, gas eng. • ‘00 Brandt 4500 EX, grain vac. • ‘03 Brandt 1070 auger, PTO Drive, w/swing hopper • Brandt, 1515, 1535, 1545, 1575, 1585 belt conveyors • Brandt 8x62 auger, PTO drive, SC • Brandt 8x45 auger, 18 hp. Briggs • Brandt 8x35, 8x37, 8x40, 8x47, 8x52, 8x57, 8x62, 8x67, 10x35 straight augers • Brandt 1060XL, 1070XL, 1080XL, 1380XL, 1390XL swing hopper augers • ‘12 Buhler 1282 sling hopper • Parker 1039 grain cart, w/tarp • Parker 839 grain cart, tarp, 850 bu. • Parker 165-R gravity box • Hutchinson 10x61 auger • ‘08 Unverferth grain cart, 500 bu. • Killbro 1175 grain cart, 750 bu. w/tarp • J&M 500-14 grain cart, 500 bu. • ‘07 5000 EX grain vac

HAY & LIVESTOCK

• JD 38, sickel mower. 7’ • IH 14, 5 bar rake • MF 1329 & 1330, 3 pt. disc mower • ‘11 NH H6750, 3 pt., disk mower, 110” • Sitrex 16 wheel rake

• Sitrex 10 wheel rakes on cart • MF 2856 baler, w/kicker w/net-twine wrap • MF 1745 baler, w/ramp & elec. tie • MF 1372 mwr cnd, 12 steel rollers • Used MF 200 SP windrower, cab w/14’ auger head • ‘13 760 Roto-Grind tub grinders • 13’ 2881 Bale King bale processor, RH discharge • Degelman 1510 rotary cutter, 15 ft.

MISCELLANEOUS

• WRS 30’ header trailers • E-Z Trail 39’ header trailer • Mauer 28’-42’ header trailers • Degelman 5 ft. skidsteer buckets • Degelman RP 570 prong pickers • Degelman RD 320 rock digger • Degelman 7200 rock picker • Melroe 600 rock picker • Degelman 6000HD rock picker • Sunflower 4311-14 disk ripper, 7 shank • Sunflower 1435-21 21ft. disc, 3 bar harrow • Wil-Rich 36’ field cultivater • (2) Degelman LR7645 land rollers, Rental Return • Everest 84” finish mower • ‘08 JD 520 stalk chopper • Loftness 20’ stalk chopper • Wil-Rich 25’ stalk chopper • Loftness 240 stalk chopper, semi-mount • ‘06 Kodiak 60”, 72” & 84” rotary cutters • Loftness 84” snowblower, hyd. spout • Loftness 8’ snowblower • 2011 SB Select snwblwr, 97” & 108”, 3 pt. • Lucke 8’ 3 pt., snowblower • Sunflower 4610-9 disc ripper • Sunflower 4511-15 disc chisel • Sunflower 4412-07 disk ripper • Sunflower 4412-05 disk ripper • Sunflower 5056-63 field cult. • Sunflower 5055-36 field cult. • Sunflower 1435-21 disc

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CIH 7130, 2WD ........................................$32,900 JD 4430, OS, PS ......................................$15,900 ‘77 JD 4430, quad....................................$19,900 JD 4240, PS..............................................$21,900 JD 4230, Quad, OS, w/JD 720 ldr ..........$18,900 JD 4030, Syncro, open station................$14,900 JD 4030, Quad, open station ..................$14,900 (2) ‘69 JD 4020, diesel ....................................Call JD 2940 w/146 loader..............................$10,900 (2) IH 1026, hydro ..........................From $15,900 IH 856, 1256, 1456..........................From $10,900 IH 806, diesel..............................................$8,900 (2) IH 560, gas & diesel ....................From $4,000 Gehl 4635 skid steer, 6’ bkt ....................$12,900 Allied Buhler 695 ........................................$4,900 JD Sound Guard Cabs ..................................Call

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‘07 CIH Magnum 245, MFWD, 4090 hrs., 3 pt., 540/1000 PTO, ‘08 JD 9630, 1588 hrs., power 4 hyd., 420x46 rear tires shift, Deluxe cab w/leather, HID w/18.4x42” duals ..............$92,000 lights, 4 hyd. valves, diff. lock, ‘94 NH 8770, 5250 hrs., super steer, 800x38 tires & duals........$180,000 MFWD, 3 pt., 3 hyd., 1000 PTO, ‘12 JD 9560R, cab, power shift, 14.9x46 tires &duals ..........$55,000 808 hrs., 4 hyd., Michelin 800x38 tires & duals ....................$257,500 COMBINES ‘12 JD 9410R, 750 hrs., cab, ‘11 CIH 9120, 143 eng./1005 power shift, 3 pt. hitch, 1000 PTO, sep. hrs., Luxury cab, tracker, 18.4x50 duals, 5 hyd. ......$239,000 rock trap, chopper, auto guidance, ‘10 JD 8295RT, 922 hrs., 25” 520x42 tires & duals........$182,500 tracks, 3 pt., PTO, front wgts., ‘11 CIH 8120, 934 eng./729 4 hyd. valves ....................$189,000 sep. hrs., rock trap, chopper, ‘12 CIH Steiger 400HD, 298 hrs., tracker, 520x42” duals ....$189,000 power shift, 3 pt. hitch, 1000 PTO, ‘11 CIH 7120, 871 eng./732 480x50” duals, diff. lock ..$225,000 sep. hrs., Luxury cab, rock trap, ‘12 CIH Steiger 400, 318 hrs., tracker, chopper, 520x42 tires & power shift, 4 hyd., big pump, duals ................................$188,500 520x46 tires & duals........$195,000 ‘10 CIH 6088, 996 eng./786 ‘10 JD 8295RT, 992 hrs., 3 pt., sep. hrs., tracker, chopper, 1000 PTO, 25” tracks, HID lights Pro 600 Y&M, 18.4x42 duals ........................................$189,000 ........................................$152,000 ‘91 Ford 946, 7232 hrs., 30.5x32 ‘87 CIH 1640, 3468 hrs., rock duals, 12-spd. manual trans., trap, auto header controls, motor has 200 hrs. on OH $32,500 24.5x32 tires ......................$18,500 ‘87 CIH 1660, 4200 eng. hrs., ROW CROP TRACTORS 4x4, auto header controls, ‘11 JD 8335R, ILS, MFWD, 1777 hrs., 268 PTO hp., IVT trans., 30.5x32 tires ......................$24,000 ‘09 JD 9870STS, 1895 eng./1233 3 pt., 1000 PTO, front duals, sep. hrs., Premier Cab, Pro-drive, 380x54” rear tires & duals, 4 hyd., big pump..............$192,000 5 spd. Feederhouse, CM, 520x42” duals, 28L-26 rears ..........$145,000 ‘12 JD 8360R, 866 hrs., IVT, ILS, ‘11 JD 9770, 880 eng./613 MFWD, big pump, 5 hyd., 380x54 sep. hrs., CM, 5 spd. feederhouse, tires & duals, front duals..$229,000 Pro-drive, chopper, 520x42 tires ‘12 JD 8310R, MFWD, IVT trans., & duals ............................$189,000 1465 hrs., 3 pt., 255 PTO hp., ‘08 JD 9770, 1380 eng./938 1000 PTO, 5 hyd., big pump, 18.4x50 tires & duals ......$189,000 sep. hrs., 4x4, CM, chopper, 1250/45/32 tires ..............$155,000 ‘12 JD 7130 standard, MFWD, ‘98 JD 9610, 3578 eng./2379 cab, 3 pt., 2 hyd., 600 hrs. $72,500 sep. hrs., chopper, bin ext., ‘13 JD 6190R, 585 hrs., Premium 20.8x42 duals ....................$49,000 cab, 3 pt., 540/1000 PTO, IVT trans., 18.4x46 tires & duals COMBINE HEADERS ........................................$129,000 ‘95 JD 893, 8R30” cornhead, hyd. ‘12 CIH 290, MFWD, 385 hrs., deck plates, Pixall knife rolls Luxury cab, 540/1000 PTO, ..........................................$14,500 4 hyd., 480x50 tires & duals, ‘00 Geringhoff 1820, 12R30” front duals........................$169,000 chopping head....................$47,500 ‘12 CIH Magnum 260, MFWD, ‘05 Geringhoff 830B, 8R30” 525 hrs., 540/1000 PTO, chopping cornhead ............$29,000 4 hyd., big pump, complete ‘90 JD 643, 6R30” cornhead..$7,500 auto guidance setup, 420x46 Check Out Our Large tires & duals ....................$150,000 On-line Inventory of ‘07 CIH Magnum 245, MFWD, Trucks, Semis & 3050 hrs., 3 pt., 540/1000 PTO, Industrial Equipment 4 hyd., 420x46 tires & duals ........................................$100,000 @ www.larsonimplements.com

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FOR SALE: '00 JD 9400, 710/70R 42 rubber, 5200 hrs., exc. cond., sell w/wo PTO. 507-220-0999 or 507-723-8805 FOR SALE: '04 Versatile 2210 Genesis II, 2100 hrs, super steer, 18.4x46 rear duals, 16.9x30 frt duals, 2000 lbs frt wgt, sm & lg 1000spd PTO, 4 hyd remotes, 18spd trans. 507-4767945 or 507-694-1256 FOR SALE: '07 JD 8130, HID lights, active seat, auto guide ready, 2650 hrs. 507456-4909 before 9 p.m.

Used Rollers

• 42’ Roller - $32,000 • 45’ Roller - $34,000 - Both 1 Year Old -

• 5/8” drum roller wall thickness • 42” drum diameter • 4”x8” frame tubing 1/4” thick • Auto fold New Rock Wagons MANDAKO AVAILABLE! 12’-60’ LONG ROLLERS

USED EQUIPMENT

LARGE SELECTION OF WHEEL RAKES IN-STOCK

‘08 CIH 215, FWA, 900 hrs., 3 PTO ....................................................$135,000 IH 5488, FWA......................................................................................Coming In CIH 7150, FWA, 3528 hrs. ....................................................................$75,500 CIH 7120, 2WD, 7500 hrs. ....................................................................$45,000 CIH 7110, 2WD, 18.4-38, 3900 hrs. ......................................................$45,000 IH 5488, FWA, 7100 hrs. ........................................................................$37,000 IH 5288, FWA, 6800 hrs. ........................................................................$36,000 IH 5088, New Motor, New Paint, 2WD ..................................................$31,000 IH 5088....................................................................................................$19,000 IH 966, New TH & New Motor ..............................................................$12,500 IH 3688, 2WD, 3500 hrs. ........................................................................$21,500 IH 1566, 2WD, dual PTO, 6800 hrs. ......................................................$17,000 IH 766, Nice, 500 New Motor, New Paint..............................................$13,000 CIH 7230, FWA, 3600 hrs. ....................................................................$76,500 IH 656, hydro., 4800 hrs. ..........................................................................$7,000 CIH 4800, 24’ field cult. ..........................................................................$9,500 CIH 4800, 26’............................................................................................$9,500 CIH 3900, 24’ cushion gang disk ..........................................................$18,500 CIH 527B ripper......................................................................................$20,500 DMI 530B................................................................................................$21,000 CIH 496, 24’............................................................................................$16,500 CIH 6500 disk chisel, 9- & 12-shank ......................................................$6,500 CIH 6750, 6-shank w/lead shank, w/hyd. lever....................................$16,500 CIH 3950, 25’ cushion gang disk w/mulcher ......................................$26,500 White 445 9-shank disc chisel ................................................................$8,500 CIH Tigermate II, 26’ ............................................................................$26,000 DMI Tigermate II, 28’ ............................................................................$22,500 CIH 496 w/mulcher, cushion..................................................................$16,500 Brent 440 box ..............................................................................................$850 (6) Demco 365 boxes ......................................................From $4,500-$6,500 Demco 450, Red & Black ..........................................................................CALL (2) Demco 550 box ................................................................................$10,500 (2) J&M 250 ..............................................................................................$2,500 Demco Used Gravity Boxes, All Sizes Available........................................CALL H&S 10-wheel V-rake ................................................................................$2,500 Gehl 125 grinder ....................................................................................$13,900 (2) EZ-Flow 300 ......................................................................................$1,700

New Sitrex Rakes Available Many New & Used Rakes Available

GREENWALD FARM CENTER Greenwald, MN • 320-987-3177 14 miles So. of Sauk Centre

FOR SALE: '54 JD 50, new paint, near new back tires, rebuilt carb, runs good, $2,900; '55 JD 60, runs, fair tires, $1,750. WANTED: '52 JD D, must be in good to exc cond. 507-380-4380 FOR SALE: '98 MF 8120/FWA tractor, w/ duals w/ 1048 MF loader, 130PTO/150hp, 4018 hrs, nice! Priced $43,900. 507327-6430 FOR SALE: 9250 Case IH, 4WD, Cummings L10 eng, 300HP, SN JCB0030735, 12spd PS, big radiator, 20.8x42 Firestone tires, DR 75%, duals at 50%, 4 remotes, new steering pins & balls, plus more. 3,770 hrs, super nice! Retirement. $61,500/OBO. 507-220-6810 FOR SALE: Case IH 9330 Steiger, 3 pt hitch, PTO, exc tires, exc condition. 715-896-0828 FOR SALE: JD 9200 4WD, nice, $65,000; Wrangler 35HP, 4WD ldr, ¾ yd bucket, $2,500; JD 843 cornhead, rebuilt, $7,000, JD 220 BH, $2,000. Owner retired. 507330-3945 International 666 dsl, 3. power steering, 2 hydraulics, excellent runner, $4500. Neillsville. (715)743-4583 JD 4560, 2WD, P.S., 3 hyd, 18x42s w/ duals at 40%, 4300 hrs, second owner, planter tractor, very nice, $46,000/OBO. 952-240-2193 JD 7405, MFWD, open station, power quad trans., 5800 hrs, $26,500. 715-6675353 John Deere 9200, 4WD, 3 pt. hitch, 4 hyd., nice tractor, $65,000; JD 843 cornhead, rebuilt, $7,000; 220 bean head, $2,000. 507-330-3945 Owner Retired. NEW AND USED TRACTOR PARTS JD 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 55, 50 Series & newer tractors, AC-all models, Large Inventory, We ship! Mark Heitman Tractor Salvage 715-673-4829 Oliver 770, WF w/trip bucket ldr, $2,250. 1030 Case w/rebuilt eng 200 hrs ago, NF, nice, $4,500. Oliver 770, WF, $2,500. (715) 962-3497 Oliver Super 88 diesel for sale. Very restorable, needs engine work. $1,000. (715) 442-6020 River Dale Farms Engine building, cylinder headwork, port polishing, restorations. (920)295-3278


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2002 12R White Planter vertical fold, insecticide, Sunco trash whippers, electric row shutoffs, $27,000/OBO. 507-829-1228 FOR SALE: JD 1770 planter, '98, 12x30, flex fold, mech. drive, Yetter screw adjust row cleaners, liquid fertilizer,single disk openers, piston pump, openers at 14.75", either size boxes, rear hitch, Seedstar monitor w/o display, $32,500/OBO (or best offer) (507)3170178

‘05 JD 8120T, TRACK, 230 hp., 24” belts, 4 hyds, 2450 hrs. ................$120,000

‘12 JD 8285R, MFWD, 285 hp., 380-90R54 duals, 4 hyds., 708 hrs. ....$241,000

‘12 JD 8310R, MFWD, 310 hp., 380-90R54 duals, 5 hyds., 801 hrs. ....$250,000

‘07 JD 9330, 4WD, 375 hp., 18.4x46 triples, 5 hyds., 2463 hrs. ................$208,000

‘11 JD 9430, 4WD, 425 hp., 710-70R42 duals, 4 hyds., 2206 hrs. ................$238,000

‘12 JD 9460R, 4WD, 460 hp., 800-70R38 duals, 4 hyds., 811 hrs. ..................$270,000

‘12 JD 9510R, 4WD, 510 hp., 76x50, 210 hrs. ............CALL

‘10 JD 9530T, TRACK, 475 hp., 36” belts, 4 hyds., 1100 hrs. ................$289,000

‘04 JD 9620T, TRACK, 500 hp., 30” belts, 4 hyds., seeds, 3525 hrs. ....$175,000

‘10 JD 9630, 4WD, 530 hp., 800-70R38 duals, 4 hyds., 890 hrs. ..................$277,000

‘10 JD 9630T, TRACK, 530 hp., 36” belts, 5 hyds., 2205 hrs. ................$280,000

‘11 CS/IH 8120, 990 eng./841 sep. hrs., AWD, 710-70R38..............$250,000

‘13 JD S660, 205 eng./162 sep. hrs., AWD, 710-70R38 ................................$330,000

‘12 JD S670, 195 eng./151 sep. hrs., AWD, 650-85R38 duals ......................$340,000

‘12 JD S680, 483 eng./357 sep. hrs., 520-80R42 duals ................................$345,000

‘06 JD 1770, 24R30, CCS, fert. ........................$117,900

‘10 JD DB90, 36R30, CCS, vacuum ..................$215,000

‘12 JD 2210 Field Cult., 51’6”, 111 shank ......$79,000

‘02 NH BB940 Square Baler, roller chute, 24,000 hrs. ..................................$45,000

‘11 JD 568 Round Baler, Mega Wide pickup, 7400 hrs. ..................................$36,750

‘06 JD 544J Wheel Loader, 4WD, rolloff bucket, 5400 hrs. ..................$85,000

‘13 JD 1810E Ejector Scraper, 1810E fixed blade ......................................CALL

‘08 JD 313 Skid, 49 hp., power quick tach, cab, 512 hrs ....................$18,500

‘11 JD 315 Skid, 49 hp., cab, 1290 hrs. ..................$19,900

‘12 JD 320D Skid, 63 hp., 2-spd., cab, 84” bucket, 523 hrs. ....................$37,500

‘11 JD 323D Skid, 66 hp., tracks, 2-spd., cab, 76” bucket, 695 hrs. ........$41,000

‘12 JD 332D Skid, 89 hp., 2-spd., cab, 753 hrs. $44,000

JD 7000 6x30 dry fert w/ ext; lg & sm Kinze bean meters, Yetter sharp tooth row cleaners, low acres, very clean, won't find a nicer one, $9,850. 507-451-9614 or 507-213-0600

EQUIPMENT FOR SALE

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‘11 JD 8320R, MFWD, IVT, ILS, 5 remotes, 60 GPM hyd. pump, 380/90R54 duals, 380/80R38 front duals, wgts., 3180 hrs., Warranty ..............................$165,000 ‘10 JD 8295R, MFWD, Powershift, 1300 front axle, 380/90R54 duals, 380/80R38 single fronts, 60 GPM hyd. pump, 4 remotes, wgts., 2653 hrs. ..................$149,000 ‘08 JD 8230, MFWD, Powershift, 1300 front axle, 380/90R50 duals, 380/85R34 single fronts, 60 GPM hyd. pump, 4 remotes, wgts., 3290 hrs. ................$112,500 ‘08 JD 8430, MFWD, Powershift, 1300 front axle, 480/80R50 duals, 420/85R34 single fronts, 60 GPM hyd. pump, front wgts, 4550 hrs..............................$125,000 The above Tractors have all been through service program and are field ready. ‘11 JD 8335RT, Powershift, 5800 hrs, new 18” tracks and new mid rollers, wgts, Powertrain warr. till 7500 hrs or March 2015............................................$132,500 ‘99 JD 8200, MFWD, 14.9R46 duals, 4 remotes, 8400 hrs. ..........................................................$57,500 ‘11 NH T7040, MFWD, 31 MPH CVT transm, suspended front axle, 4 remotes, 480/80R42 duals, 1595 hrs ............................................................$94,500 ‘11 NH T8.390, MFWD, suspended front axle, 19-spd. trans., 710/70R42 duals, 600/70R30 single front tires, Luxury cab, 310 hrs.................................$159,500 ‘12 Case 580SN, tractor loader backhoe, 4WD, cab w/heat & air, pilot controls, extendahoe, ride control, quick coupler w/82” bucket & pallet forks, 24” hoe bucket, 99 hrs, near new ..................................$78,500

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FOR SALE: JD 7000 8R30” all precision updates installed, Yetter shark tooth track wheels, herb, ins, dry fert, excellent condition, $8,000. 507-469-2376

‘89 CS/IH 9150, 4WD, 280 hp., 20.8-42 duals, 4 hyds, 6702 hrs.......$46,500

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FOR SALE: JD 215 disk, very nice. (563)568-3224 FOR SALE: Summers coil packer extensions – (2) 4' sections w/ all hardware. Half price of new, $2,000 for all. 320-905-0328 LANDOLL (2008) 23 Ft Model #6230 Heavy Tandem Disk Front Blades 23”, Rear 23 1/2”, Shedded Like New. Farm King 13x36 auger, 2010 (four PTO or elec). 319-347-2349 Can Del Machinery Wanted

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All kinds of New & Used farm equipment – disc chisels, field cults, planters, soil finishers, cornheads, feed mills, discs, balers, haybines, etc. 507-438-9782 Disc chisels: JD 714 & 712, Glencoe 7400; Field Cults under 30': JD 980, small grain carts & gravity boxes 300-400 bu. Finishers under 20', clean 4 & 6R stalk choppers; Nice JD 215 & 216 flex heads; JD 643 cornheads Must be clean; JD corn planters, 4-6-8 row. 715-299-4338 WANTED TO BUY: Case IH Magnum or Maximum tractor, low hrs, 320-3523878 WANTED TO BUY: JD 8300 or 450 grain drill or IH grain drill, w/ grass. 320352-3878 WANTED: McCormick International 80 or 82 combine windrow pickup attachment. 507-639-2330 Trimont MN

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THE LAND NEW DRYERS

DELUX 10’ MODEL DP3015, LP/NG, 1 PH, W/MOISTURE LINK

USED DELUX DRYERS

DELUX 10’ MODEL 2515, LP/NG, 3 PH, 250 BPH DELUX 20’ MODEL 6030, LP/NG, 3 PH, 600 BPH DELUX 20’ MODEL 5030, LP/NG, 3 PH, 500 BPH DELUX 15’ MODEL DPX7040, LP/NG, 3 PH, 700 BPH DELUX 25’ MODEL DPX12560, LP/NG, 3 PH, 1250 BPH

USED DRYERS

KANSUN 1025 215, LP, 1 PH BEHLEN 380, 1 PH, LP, HEAT RECLAIM BEHLEN 700, 3 PH, LP, HEAT RECLAIM BEHLEN 700, 3 PH, LP, DOUBLE BURNER

USED LEGS

100’, 4000 BPH, 40 HP, 3 PH, DRIVE & MOTOR, GALVANIZED - NEW BELT & CUPS 60’, 3000 BPH, 10 HP, 3 PH, DRIVE & MOTOR, PAINTED

1409 Silver Street E. Mapleton, MN 56065 507-524-3726 massopelectric.com

Engineered 5’ Beavertail, Kit includes paint & LED lights ............$3,750/$5,750 Installed

‘98 Wilson, 41x96, 66” Sides, Extra Lights, Roll Tarp, DOUBLE DROPS 24.5 LP Tires ..............$18,000 ‘80 Transcraft, 53’, 33’ Well, ‘95 Merritt, 42’ AL Hopper, Non-Detachable, AR, Polished 68” Sides, 2-Spd. Doors, Roll Tarp, Disc Wheels $12,500 AL Wheels, New Hardwood Decking, 80% Tires & Brakes, ‘94 Wilson Commander, Clean ..........................$15, 750 41’ AL Grain Hopper, SPR, END DUMPS 80% Brakes ................$16,000 ‘94 Timpte, 40’, Split Hoppers, Summit End Dump, 30’, SPR, 80% Tires & Brakes, 72” Sides, 3 Axle, AR ..$16,750 Clean............................$15,500 VAN/WATER TRAILERS

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FOR SALE: JD 7200 vacu- WANTED: Pallet Fork to fit Channel 197-68 Smart Stax. FOR SALE - Western Hay & Grass hay, straw, corn Competitvely Priced. 712Straw In large squares or um planter, 8R30”, dry ferstalks in round bales, net or JD 148 loader, Pequa 710 424-3255 round bales by the semi tilizer, w/ single disk opentedder or H&S HT-7 tedder. plastic twine, delivered in load. Protein 18-26%, RFV er, insecticide boxes. 507(715) 597-2817 semi loads. Call Tim at 320Dairy Quality Alfalfa up to-200. Smikrud, 476-7945 or 507-694-1256 221-2085 Tested big squares & round Galesville, WI 608-582-2143 041 bales, delivered from South SEED CORN SALE! or 608-484-0916 cell (Over 23 Tillage Equip 039 Spraying Equip Dakota John Haensel (605) years in the Hay Business) Top yields & lower seed cost. 351-5760 26 Ft GREAT PLAINS (2009) FOR SALE: '07 Hardi NaviBest value pricing on congator 1100, 80' 1100 gal, Series 8 Discovator/Finishventional & technology hyFOR SALE: 550 bales first brids. Volume savings & flush & rinse, triple nozzle, Dairy quality western alfaler. DMI #530B 5 Shank Ecocutting mid square, 18-21 fa, big squares or small delivery. Call 320-237-7667 lo-Tiger w/ Lead Shanks w/ hyd driven pump, chemical Pro & 125-50 RF; 320 bales squares, delivered in semi or visit Leveler. Both Like New. inductor, HC 5500 con2nd cutting mid square, 19loads. Clint Haensel 319-347-6138 Can Deliver troller, very nice, $19,750. 23 Pro, 140-150 RF. 218-201- WWW.KLEENACRES.COM (605) 310-6653 “It's the place to be!” 320-634-4307 0218 FOR SALE: IHC #700 pull type moldboard plow, 6 or 7 16” bottom, all new tires & wear parts, can deliver, $4,900. Call 320-220-3114

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‘05 Columbia freightliner ......................Call ‘98 Volvo, wet kit ..................................Call ‘94 IH single axle w/26’ AL grain trailer ....................................................$17,500 ‘88 IH Cab Over tractor ..................$2,995

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‘00 Tuss 40’ steel trailer ..............$11,500

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DAMAGED GRAIN WANTED ANYWHERE We buy damaged corn and grain any condition - wet or dry TOP DOLLAR We have vacs and trucks CALL HEIDI OR LARRY

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SEMI TRUCKS (3) Reefers, Swing & Side Doors, ‘04 Volvo Day Cab, Single Axle, 1 w/Flat Floors ..$5,000-$6,000 365 Hp., 10c Trans., 390 Ratio, Kentucky Furniture Van, Side 450,000 Miles................$8,500 Doors AR, 70% T&B ......$6,000 (20) Van Trailers, 48/102-53/102; TRUSS TRAILERS Great for water storage or ‘98 Lakeside RollerMaster, 32’over the road ....$3,000-$7,000 45’/102, Elec Over Hyd lLift, Top lLocking DeckRollers, New 48’ & 53’ Van Trailers To Rent. Paint, Winchesm 80% ....$145.00 Per Month, Plus Tax T&B ................................$6,500 48/102 Van Bodies, Less Tires & ‘97 JDH Truss Master, 42’Dollies, or setting on ground 60’/102, 8 Winches, Elec over ................$2,000 Plus Delivery Hyd Tilt, Elec over Air Extend, AUTOS Tandem Axle ..................$5,500 ‘04 Dodge Caravan SXT, 3.8L, ‘94 Wabash Truss Trailer, 130K, Clean ..................$4,750 48/102, Elec over Hyd Lift, ‘04 Chevy Impala LS, 108K, 4 dr, Sliding Tandem, 22.5LP Tires ..............................$6,500 Alloy Wheels, Leather Seats, Sunroof, New Tires, FLATBEDS Clean..............................$6,250 ‘98 Fontaine, 48/102, New MISCELLANEOUS Airbags & Brakes, SPX/AR, No Rust, 80% T&B, California Custom Haysides Trailer ............................$9,850 Stationary ........................$1,250 Tip In Tip Out....................$1,750 ‘95 Transcraft Eagle, 48/102, Front & Reat Extensions..$350 70% Tires, New Brakes, AL Floor, AL Cross Members, Good Complete Suspensions, Paint ..............................$8,750 Air Ride or Spring Ride ........................$1,000 AR/Axle ‘93 Wilson, 48x96, SPR, Sliding Tandem ..............$7,000 ............................$500 SR/Axle (8) 385 Super Single Tires (2)48-102, Closed Tandem w/Polished AL Rims Sliders, SPR%, All Steel ........................Ea. $6,000 ........................$1,200/set of 4 (50) Steel & (25) Aluminum Rims DROPDECKS - In Stock 24.5 & 22.5 ‘99 Wilson, 48/102, New ..................................$50 Steel Recaps, New Airbags, ........................$150 Aluminum AL Crossmembers, Painted & Sandblasted ............$18,500 We Can Convert ‘96 Fontaine, 53/102, All Steel, Flatbeds To 90% Tires & Brakes ....$19,250 ‘81 Transcraft, 44/96, 12’ Top Bridges To Suit Deck, 32’ Main Deck, Sand Your Needs. Blasted & Painted ........$14,900

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WANTED AND FOR SALE ALL TYPES of hay & straw. Also buying corn, wheat & oats. Western Hay available. Fox Valley Alfalfa Mill. 920-853-3554 054

FOR SALE: Purebred Black Angus bulls, calf ease & good disposition; also York, Hamp & Hamp-Duroc boars & gilts. 320-598-3790 Dairy

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Expanding Dairy - In need of close up Springing Heifers. 715-579-7200 FOR SALE: Reg red & black Angus replacement heifers. Meado-West Farms 715-6648854 WANTED TO BUY! USED BULK MILK COOLER ALL SIZES 920-867-3048

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Excellent set of Black Angus cows; bred for disposition, calving ease & premiums. Brand Angus (651)764-1281 FOR SALE OR LEASE REGISTERED BLACK ANGUS Bulls, 2 year old & yearlings; bred heifers, calving ease, club calves & balance performance. Al sired. In herd improvement program. J.W. Riverview Angus Farm Glencoe, MN 55336 Conklin Dealer 320864-4625

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New Farmall 31, MFD w/60” ‘08 CIH 95, 2WD, cab - $29,500 ‘11 CIH 550 Quad, 2464 hrs, PTO - $258,500 ‘11 CIH 315 w/Soucel tracks, 1520 hrs - Call ‘12 CIH Puma 130 CVT, 320 hrs - $96,500 ‘09 CIH MX245 1335 hrs - $145,000 ‘92 CIH 5240, 2WD, PS - $24,900 ‘10 CIH 435 Quad, 550 hrs ‘09 CIH 385, 4-wheel, 950 hrs

PLANTERS & TILLAGE

‘08 1200, 16-30 pivot, bulk fill, 2500 acres - $79,500 ‘07 CIH 1200, 12-30 pivot planter w/bulk fill & insecticide - $58,500 JD 1770 NT, bulk fill, like new - $85,000 ‘05 CIH 1200, 16-30 pivot bulk - $54,500 ‘06 JD 1760, 12-30 - $39,500 CIH Tigermate 200, 44 ⁄ ’, rolling basket JD 2200, 33.5’, 3 bar - $28,500 B&H 12-30 cult, Nice - $9,500 1

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DMI 730 ..........................................$18,950 DMI 730B ........................................$19,500 (2)JD 510, 7 shank ..........................$13,500 JD 2700, 9 shank ............................$29,000 (2)Wil-Rich 957, 7 shank ................$22,000 JD 985, 47’ F.C. ..............................$22,900 Sunflower 5033, 32’ F.C.....................$9,500 (2)Sunflower 4412, 7 shank, NEW ........Call Sunflower 4412, 5 shank, NEW ............Call Hiniker 6000ST Stip till ..........................Call

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“2014” EARLY ORDER NOW New White Planters ................................Call White 8824 ....................................$119,000 White 8202 ......................................$51,000 (2)White 8186 ....................$50,000/$56,000 White 5100, 8R ..................................$3,950 HARVESTING ‘13 MF 9560............................................Call White 6100, 12 VF, LF ....................$19,900 ‘13 MF 9250, 40’ ....................................Call ‘07 JD 1770NT, CCS, 24R30 Call Coming In Gleaner A75, 30’ flex ..............................Call CIH 5400, 20’ min til drill ........................Call Gleaner A75, 4WD..................................Call MISCELLANEOUS Gleaner R62, 1731 eng. hrs. ..................Call (2) “NEW” MF 1327 Disc Mowers ..........Call Gleaner 800, 25’ ....................................Call OMC 540, stacker ................................$950 Gleaner 8R30 ........................................Call Parker 500........................................Coming “NEW” Fantini Chopping Cornheads ......Call Unverferth 1015, NEW ..........................Call R-62, 20’, flex, 6R30 ..............................Call Unverferth 9250, NEW ..........................Call Unverferth 400, tender, NEW ................Call SKID LOADERS Gehl 4610 ..........................................$7,250 Hiniker 2000 AR shredder, NEW ............Call Gehl 5240E, NEW ..................................Call “NEW” Wilrich field Cults. ......................Call Gehl 5240E, cab, htr, P.A. 950 hrs ..$24,900 (2)REM 2700 grain vac. NEW ................Call Gehl 5640E, NEW ..................................Call Hiniker AR 2000, 20’ (u) ..................$19,500 Gehl 4840, 3800 hrs ........................$16,500 Hiniker 1700, 20’ (u) ........................$14,500 Gehl CTL85, track loader ................$45,000 Loftness 15’ (u) ..................................$4,950 Breaker (u) ........................................$5,900 Tonutti disc mower, 4 disc (u) ............$4,500 NH 6160 disc mower, 6 disc (u) ........$4,500 LAWN EQUIPMENT Grasshopper 720 K, 61” ....................$5,000 Brent 1080, tarp/scale (u) ................$35,000 Agco 1718, 50” ..................................$2,500 ‘10 Tebben 45’ Land Roller ..Call Coming In JD X534, 4 whl str ............................$4,250 AGCO • MF • SUNFLOWER • WIL-RICH TILLAGE HINIKER • VERSATILE “NEW” Wilrich Soil Pro 513 ....................Call • WHITE PLANTERS • GEHL “NEW” Wilrich Field Cults. ......................Call

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MF 8690, NEW ......................................Call MF 8670, NEW ......................................Call MF 1552, loader ..............................$22,500 MF 1547, cab, loader ......................$27,500 MF 1805 ............................................$8,950 Versatile 305, NEW ................................Call JD 8760 ..........................................$49,500 White 8410 ......................................Coming White 2105 ............................................Call White 185 PFA, overhauled ............$49,000 White 140, PFA................................$37,500 IH 400 w/loader..................................$4,800 Ford Versatile 9680, new tires, 4200 hrs. ......................................$78,500 Ford 901, mwr....................................$3,950

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Good selection of tractor parts - New & Used All kinds of hay equipment, haybines, balers, choppers parted out. New combine belts for all makes. Swather canvases, round baler belting, used & new tires.


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FOR SALE: Herd of mixed beef cows, start to calve in April, $1,435/ea. 320-905-2626 FOR SALE: Polled Black Purebred Salers bulls, low birth wgts, exc P.B.D. & also some 2 yr olds. Oak hill Farms 507-642-8028 Red Angus & Black Angus registered bulls for sale. Most w/700-800# weaning weight. Care included in price until May 1st. Also bred cows & heifer calves for sale. Meado-West Farms. (715)664-8854 Red Angus & Limousin bred heifers. (715) 821-3516

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USED TRACTORS

‘08 Buhler 435, 4WD, 710/70R42 duals, 2250 hrs. ..........................................................$161,900 ‘05 Buhler 2180, MFD, Super steer, 14.9R46 duals, EZ Pilot, 2000 hrs. ................................................$95,900 ‘11 NH T3045, MFD, cab, CVT, 350 hrs. ................$35,500 ‘06 NH TC55, MFD, ROPS, w/loader, 1300 hrs. ..Coming In ‘95 Ford 8870, MFD, Super steer, Mega Flow, 750 hrs. ................................................................$74,900 ‘88 Ford TW35, MFD, w/18.4R42 duals, 4900 hrs.$33,900 ‘97 NH 7740, SLE pkg., MFD, w/cab, A/C, loader & bucket ..................................................................$29,900 ‘97 NH 7740, SLE pkg., MFD, 18.4-34, 4600 hrs...$29,700 ‘83 Ford 7710, MFD, w/4500 hrs. ..........................$21,900 ‘81 Case 2390, w/Woods loader & grapple ..................Call ‘04 Buhler 2425, 4WD, 710/70R38 duals, full wgts., 3350 hrs. ..........................................................Coming In ‘95 Ford 9680, 20.8R42 duals (90%), 4 remotes, 3050 hrs. ..............................................................$96,900

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COMBINES/HEADS

MISCELLANEOUS EQUIP.

‘05 JD 1780, 16/31 planter, 3 bu. boxes ............Coming In ‘13 Degelman LR7651 & LR7645, Demo’s, New! ........Call ‘12 EZ Trail 510 grain cart, tarps & lights ..............$14,900 ‘01 EZ Trail 475 grain cart w/Shurlock tarp..............$9,900 ‘11 Loftness 240, semi-mtd. shredder w/tow bar ..$22,900 ‘11 NH BR7090 Silage Special rnd baler, loaded, 3000 bales ............................................................$32,900 ‘11 Wilrich 657DCR, 23’ w/discs & rolling baskets & harrow ..................................................................$51,900 (2) ‘11 NH H6740, 6 disc mower ............................$8,500 ‘98 NH 616 disc mower, Nice ..................................$5,900 ‘11 Parker 524 grain cart, holdover ..............................Call ‘10 Parker 1048 grain cart w/tarp ......................Coming In ‘12 Case 100, 50’ crumbler, Like New! ..................$18,900 ‘05 Great Plains 50’ crumbler ............................Coming In ‘05 JD 200, 45’ crumbler ......................................$15,000 ‘07 NH 1475 w/HS 14 head, Clean! ........................$19,900 ‘07 Parker 838 grain cart w/tarp ............................$24,000 ‘07 NH 617, 7 disc mower, Rebuilt ..........................$6,900 ‘04 Wilrich 957DDR ripper, 5 shank w/harrow, 30” spacing ..........................................................$22,900 ‘03 Loftness 20’ semi-mtd. shredder ....................$13,900 ‘92 DMI 530 ripper w/leads ................................Coming In DMI 527 ripper........................................................$12,900 ‘11 Wilrich 513SP 9-shank ripper w/spike harrow ..........................................................................Coming In ‘06 Wilrich 957DDR ripper, 7x30”..........................$19,900 ’00 DMI 40’ crumbler..............................................$14,900 ‘13 NH H7450 discbine, Loaded, Demo Unit ..........$28,900 ‘05 JD 2210, 50’ field cult. w/4 bar harrow ........Coming In ‘00 JD 980, 45’ field cult. w/harrow, Nice! ............$19,900 ‘88 CIH 4900, 45’ field cult. w/harrow ..................$10,900 New Unverferth rolling reels, 18’ & 22’ ........................Call ‘10 Krause 4850-21 Dominator, Nice! ................Coming In IH 20’ chisel plow ....................................................$2,150 Wilrich 30’ field cult w/Nobel harrow ......................$1,950 ‘00 Fast 6420 sprayer, 90’ boom, Raven................$15,900 (2) Parker 2500 wagons ....................................Ea. $5,000 Demco 325 wagon....................................................$4,900 ‘04 Allied 108” snowblower w/truck spout, NIce!....$6,500

‘01 NH TR99, RWA combine, straddle duals, bin ext., chaff spreader, 40K in parts, Field Ready! ..........$109,900 (2) ‘01 NH TR99, 2100 hrs., 18.4R42 (4), Y/M, GPS, Field Ready............................................................$89,900 ‘06 NH CR960, 20.8R42 duals, 1391 hrs., Loaded, Nice! ..................................................................Coming In ‘04 NH CR940, 20.5-32 tires, Y/M, 1350 hrs. ......$119,900 (4) ‘10 NH 99C, 8R30” chopping cornheads From $60,900 ‘00 NH 996, 8R30” cornhead w/K&M chopper ......$39,950 (2) ‘10 NH 74C, 35’ flex heads......................From $33,900 ‘04 NH 98C, 6R30” cornhead, Like New! ..............$33,000 ‘02 NH 96C, 8R30” cornhead, Loaded ..................$25,900 ‘00 NH 73C, 30’ flex head w/AWS, cut, New! ........$25,900 ‘98 NH 996, 12R22” cornhead, Loaded ................$29,900 ‘02 JD F930 flexhead ..............................................$15,900 NH 974, 10R22” cornhead, poly ............................$11,900 (2) ‘97 NH 973, 30’ flex head ................................$10,500 ‘98 CIH 1020, 25’ flex head......................................$9,900 (2) ‘98 NH 973, 25’ flex head ..................................$9,500 ‘94 NH 974, 8R30 cornhead ....................................$8,900 ‘92 NH 974, 6R30” cornhead ..................................$8,900 ‘11 Geringhoff 8R30 chopping corn head - Green ........Call ‘02 JD 9650STS, 20.8R38 duals, Greenstar, 1780 hrs. ‘91 NH L785, 2-spd., cab ........................................$7,500 ............................................................................$104,900 ‘08 NH L175, 2-spd., cab, A/C, pilot controls, 990 hrs. ‘10 NH 74C, 35’ flex head ..................................Coming In ..............................................................................$29,900 ‘94 NH TR87 Q5-32, terrain tracer, 3200 hrs. ....Coming In Visit Us At: www.tjosvoldequip.com

SKID STEERS

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1-800-657-4665 USED TRACTORS

NEW NH T9.505, 4WD ................................CALL NEW NH T8.300, FWA ................................CALL NEW Massey 8670, FWA............................CALL NEW Massey 7620, FWA ............................CALL NEW Massey 5450, FWA, cab....................CALL NEW Versatile 305, FWA ............................CALL NH TV6070 bi-directional........................$95,000 NH 8770, SS ............................................$56,900 NH TN55S, FWA, w/cab ........................$15,900 NH 8870, SS ............................................$67,500 ‘08 NH 6070 w/cab, 2WD ......................$69,000 Versatile 895, 4WD ..................................$23,500 ‘60 IH 560, WF ..........................................$5,200

TILLAGE

M&W 9-shank, 24” w/leveler ..................$12,500 Sunflower 4630, 11-shank, Demo..............CALL Sunflower 4412-07, 7-shank ..................$29,500 Wilrich 957, 7-shank ..............................$18,500 Wilrich 513, 5-shank, Demo ......................CALL ‘12 JD 3710, 10 bottom ..........................$52,500 ‘08 JD 3710, 10 bottom ..........................$34,500 CIH 4900, 46.5’........................................$12,500 DMI 39.5 Tigermate, 3 bar........................$8,500 DMI Econo Champ 11-shank ..................$7,500 M&W 1875, 9-shank................................$12,500

SKIDSTEERS

NEW NH skidsteers on hand......................CALL NH LS170 ................................................$13,750 NH L170 cab, new rubber ..........................CALL

PLANTERS

NEW White planters....................................CALL ‘11 White 8516 CFS, loaded ..................$97,500 White 6700, 12-30, w/res. managers ......$6,500

WAKEFIELD FARMS Performance tested Charolais & Red Angus bulls, 50+ yrs in the feed stock business. Delivery available. Will feed your purchases until May 1st. Put more profit in your pocket with a Wakefield bred bull. 507-402-4640

White 6222, 12-30, front fold..................$29,500 White 6186, 16-30 w/ins ........................$26,000 White 6122, 12-30 ..................................$16,500 JD 7200, 16-30, w/res. managers ..........$14,500

COMBINES

NEW Fantini chopping cornhead ..............CALL (2) Fantini pre-owned 8-30 chopping CH ..CALL ‘10 Gleaner R76, loaded ......................$235,000 ‘03 Gleaner R75, loaded ......................$129,500 ‘01 Gleaner R72, just thru shop ..........$110,000 ‘00 Gleaner R72 ......................................$78,000 ‘90 Gleaner R60 w/duals ........................$24,500 ‘90 Gleaner R50 w/20’ ..........................COMING

HAY TOOLS

New Hesston & NH Hay Tools On Hand

MISCELLANEOUS

NEW Salford RTS units ..............................CALL NEW Salford Plows ....................................CALL NEW Unverferth seed tenders............ON HAND NEW Westfield augers................................CALL NEW Rem 2700 vac ....................................CALL NEW Hardi sprayers ..................................CALL NEW Riteway rollers ..................................CALL NEW Lorenz snowblowers ........................CALL NEW Batco conveyors ..............................CALL NEW Brent wagons & grain carts ..............CALL NEW E-Z Trail seed wagons ......................CALL NEW rock buckets & pallet forks .............. CALL REM 2700, Rental ......................................CALL Unverferth 8000 grain cart ........................CALL Kinze 1050 w/duals ....................................CALL Pre-owned Snowblowers, 7’-9’..................CALL Pre-owned Sprayers ..................................CALL

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SMITHS MILL IMPLEMENT Hwy. 14, 3 miles West of Janesville, MN

Phone (507) 234-5191 or (507) 625-8649 Mon. - Fri. 7:30-5:00, Sat. 7:30-Noon www.smithsmillimp.com

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FOR SALE: 3 black 400-450 lb home raised steer out of purebred black bull, 2 months weaned. 507-2368883


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Mustang 2076, H/F controls, cab, heat, single spd. • $19,700

‘12 Gehl 5240E, diesel, single spd., 2200 hrs. $25,900

‘11 Kuhn Knight 8132 manure spreader Call For Price

‘03 Knight Mfg 8032, 1 3/8 1000 PTO, SN:0033 • $20,500

FORAGE BOXES

FARM SYSTEMS 2250 Austin Road • Owatonna, MN 55060 800-385-3911 • 507-451-3131 www.northlandfarmsystems.com

USED SKIDLOADERS

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Registered Texas Longhorn ORR FEEDER PIGS - Tim breeding stock, cows, Orr. Call for availability. heifers or roping stock, top (563) 920-2680 blood lines. 507-235-3467

‘12 Gehl 5240 P2, Gehl hand T-bar controls, 64 hp Yanmar dsl eng, 12x16.5 tires, 1900 lift cap., sgl spd, wgt kit, 2526 hrs, SN:3595 ......................................................................................$21,900 ‘11 Gehl 5240E, Gehl T-bar controls, 64 hp Deutz dsl eng, 12x16.5 tires, 2100 lift cap., Std. hyds., cab, heat, 2 spd, Powr Q-tach ............ $26,900 ‘11 Gehl 5640E, Gehl T-bar hand controls, 84 hp. Yanmar dsl. eng., 12x16.5 tires, 2200 lb. lift cap., std. hyds., sgl. spd., 2600 hrs., SN:2742 ......................................................................................$20,500 ‘08 Gehl 5640E, Gehl T-bar hand controls, Deutz dsl. eng., 12x16.5 tires, std. hyds., power attach., cab, heat, 2-spd., susp. seat, radio, 2850 hrs., SN:0613 ..........................................................$22,500 ‘12 Gehl 5640E, Gehl T-bar hand controls, 71 hp. Yanmar dsl. eng., 12x16.5 tires, 2500 lb. lift cap., cab, heat, 2-spd., power attach., std. hyds., 3150 hrs., SN:4292 ..................................................$23,500 ‘05 Gehl 5640, T-bar controls, std. hyd., sgl. spd., 4000 hrs., SN:4046 ......................................................................................$14,500 ‘08 Gehl 5640E, hand T-bar Gehl, 80 hp Deutz dsl. eng., std. hyd’s, 12x6.5 tires, 2500 lift cap., sgl. spd., susp. seat, wgt. kit, 2720 hrs., SN:0606 ......................................................................................$19,500 ‘07 Gehl 5640E, T-bar controls, 80 hp. Deutz dsl. eng., 2200 lb. lift cap., std. hyds., cab, heat, 2-spd., 3900 hrs., SN:7441............$17,900 Gehl 4838SXT, Gehl T-bar controls, 73 hp. Deutz dsl eng, std. hyds., 12x16.5 tires, sgl. spd., cab, 2700 hrs., SN:0104 ......................$12,700 ‘08 Gehl 5640E, Gehl T-bar controls, 80 hp. Deutz dsl. eng., 2200 lb. lift cap., cab, heat, sgl. spd., std. hyds., 1537 hrs., SN:0629 ........$20,500 ‘10 Gehl 5640E, Gehl T-bar hand controls, 84 hp. Yanmar dsl. eng., std. hyds., power attach, sgl. spd., 12X16.5 tires, 2200 lb. lift cap., 890 hrs., SN:2222 ........................................................................$24,900 ‘94 Gehl 5625SX, T-bar hand controls, 60 hp. Perkins dsl. eng., 2000 lb. lift cap.,12x16.5 tires, std. hyds., sgl. spd., 2950 hrs., SN:0958 ......................................................................................$12,400 ‘12 Gehl 5240E P2, Gehl T-bar controls, 68 hp. Yanmar dsl. eng., std. hyds., 12X16.5 tires, 1900 lb. lift cap., sgl. spd., 2600 hrs., SN:3286 ......................................................................................$19,400 ‘05 Gehl 4840, Gehl T-bar controls, 60 hp. Duetz dsl. eng., 12x16.5 tires, 1700 lb. lift cap., cab, heat, 1800 hrs., SN:7613 ..............$17,200 ‘05 Gehl 4840, T-bar controls, manual Q-tach, sgl. spd., 3400 hrs., SN:7995 ......................................................................................$14,400 ‘81 Gehl 3510, Gehl controls, 27 hp. Ford gas eng., 27x8.50x15 tires, 850 lb. lift cap., sgl. spd., 822 hrs., SN:1404 ..............................$6,900 ‘95 Gehl 3725, Gehl T-bar controls, 35 hp. gas Ford eng., 27x8.5 tires, 950 lb. lift cap., 1100 hrs., SN:6827 ............................................$7,700 ‘03 Mustang MTL16, joystick hand controls, 67 hp. Yanmar dsl. eng., std. hyd., 2000 lb. lift cap., cab, heat, 2-spd., 13” tracks look new!, 2300 hrs., SN:0804......................................................................$19,500 ‘12 Mustang 2054, T-bar controls, 46 hp. Yanmar dsl. eng., 10x16.5 tires, 1605 lift cap., side windows, heat, sgl. spd., 800 hrs., SN:0762 ......................................................................................$21,900 ‘96 Mustang 930A, T-bar controls, 28 hp. Yanmar dsl. eng., 3308 hrs., SN:6167........................................................................$5,800 ‘06 Mustang 2066, Case hand controls, 82 hp. Cummins dsl. eng., 12x16.5 tires, 2200 lb. lift cap., 2-spd., 3300 hrs., SN:5104 ....$18,500 Mustang 920, T-bar controls, sgl. spd., 3353 hrs., SN:0470 ..........$6,100 ‘05 Mustang 2054, hand/foot controls, 46 hp. Yanmar dsl. eng., 10x16.5 tires, 1650 lb. lift cap., 1990 hrs., SN:6526..................$15,500 Mustang 2054, Case hand controls, std. hyd., sgl. spd., 300 hrs., SN:8691 ......................................................................................$21,500 ‘12 Mustang 4000V, joystick controls, 99 hp. dsl. eng., 14x17.5 tires, 4000 lb. lift cap., cab, heat, air, 2-spd., SN:1105 ......................$44,500 ‘13 Mustang 3300V, joystick controls, 74 hp. Yanmar dsl. eng., 14x17.5 tires, 3300 lb. lift cap., cab, heat, air, 2-spd., 1090 hrs., SN:1501 ......................................................................................$34,900 ‘06 Mustang 2109, joystick controls, 99 hp. dsl. eng., 14x17.5 tires, 3800 lb. lift cap., cab, heat, 2-spd., 1248 hrs., SN:2928 ..........$34,500 Mustang 920, T-bar controls, 19 hp. Yanmar dsl. eng., 27x8.5x15 tires, 850 lb. lift cap. ..............................................................................$5,500 ‘80 Mustang 320, T-bar controls, 25 hp. Onan gas eng., 27x8.5x15 tires, 700 lb. lift cap., 48” bucket sgl. spd., 2471 hrs., SN:4200 ........................................................................................$3,750 ‘90 Gehl 3310, hand controls, gas eng., 3471 hrs., SN:3417........$5,200 ‘07 Mustang 2086, H/F controls, cab, heat, 2-spd., 2330 hrs., SN:3623 ......................................................................................$24,900 ‘08 Mustang 2044, T-bar controls, 49 hp. Yanmar dsl. eng., 10x16.5 tires, 1450 lb. lift cap., cab, heat, sgl. spd., 1555 hrs., SN:5317 ......................................................................................$17,900 ‘95 Mustang 940E, T-bar controls, 38 hp. Yanmar dsl. eng., 10x16.5 tires, 1300 lb. lift cap., sgl. spd., 2679 hrs., SN:9029..................$7,500 ‘03 Mustang 2044, H/F controls, 43 hp. Yanmar dsl. eng., 10x16.5 tires, 1450 lb. lift cap., 975 hrs., SN:2435 ..........................................$17,500 ‘05 Mustang 2109, H/F controls, CAH, 2 spd., 1401 hrs., SN:2250 ......................................................................................$28,900 ‘10 Mustang 2054, T-bar controls, cab, heat, sgl. spd., 915 hrs., SN:8731 ......................................................................................$20,900 ‘11 Mustang 2044, T-bar controls, 49 hp Yanmar dsl eng, 10x16.5 tires, 1450 lift cap, cab, heat, sgl spd, 691 hrs, SN:7533 ..................$20,900 ‘10 Mustang 2044, T-bar controls, sgl. spd., 765 hrs., SN:6822 ......................................................................................$19,900 ‘12 Mustang 2086, hand/foot controls, 84 hp dsl eng, 12x16.5 tires, 2600 lift cap., Std. hyds., air, 2 spd., Power Q-Tach, radio, counter wgt, susp. seat, 390 hrs, SN:4407 ............................................$33,900 ‘12 Mustang 2076, hand/foot controls, Cummins dsl eng, cab, heat, sgl spd, 12x16.5 tires, block htr, back up alarm, manual multi-tach, Std. hyd., SN:4097 ......................................................................$19,700

‘06 Mustang 2066, Gehl T-bar, cab, heat, 2-spd., radio, 2700 hrs., SN:5382 ......................................................................................$19,900 ‘00 Mustang 2050, T-bar controls, sgl. spd., 3278 hrs., SN:1895 ....................................................................................................$11,900 ‘06 Mustang 2054, dual/lever foot controls, 49 hp. Yanmar dsl. eng., 10x16.5 tires, 1650 lb. lift cap., cab, heat sgl. spd., SN:7366 ..$16,500 ‘08 Mustang 2054, Case controls, 49 hp. Yanmar dsl. eng., 10x16.5 tires, 1650 lb. lift cap., sgl. spd., 2533 hrs., SN:8360................$15,500 Mustang 2060, T-bar/foot pedal, S-spd., 4750 hrs., SN:0223......$10,800 Mustang 2066, Gehl controls, 2177 hrs., SN:5356 ......................$20,900 ‘02 Mustang 2044, Universal attach., 3800 hrs., SN:2255 ..........$12,200 Case 1845, Case controls, 56 hp. gas eng., 10x16.5 tires, 1500 lb. lift cap., sgl. spd., SN:0275................................................................$6,995 ‘06 NH LS185B, hand/food controls, cab, heat, 2-spd., SN:8464 ....................................................................................................$21,500 ‘81 Hydra Mac 9C-3, hand controls, sgl. spd., 3760 hrs. ..............$6,700 ‘81 JD 90, T-bar/foot controls, gas eng., 1813 hrs., SN:5060 ........$4,795 OMC 320, hand/foot controls, 25 hp. Onan gas eng., 27x8.5x15 tires, 700 lb. lift cap., 2410 hrs., SN:4159 ............................................$3,750 ‘12 Bobcat S175, switchable hand or foot, Kubota V2403 dsl. eng., 10x16.5 tires, 1750 lb. lift cap., sgl. eng., 1792 hrs., SN:0479 ....................................................................................................$21,950 ‘12 Bobcat S175, switchable H/F 49 hp. Kubota V2403 dsl. eng., std. hyds.,10x16.5 tires, 1750 lb. lift cap., sgl. spd., 2050 hrs., SN:0477 ......................................................................................$21,950 ‘79 Bobcat 632, dual lever/foot controls, 32 hp liquid cooled gas Ford eng., 10x16.5 tires, 1000 lift cap., Std. hyds., sgl spd, 3531 hrs, SN:3735 ........................................................................................$6,250 ‘74 Bobcat M600, hand/foot controls, 25 hp. Wisconsin VF4D gas eng., 7x15 tires, 700 lb. lift cap., 1314 hrs., SN:4892..................$2,950 ‘03 JD 250, Case controls, 61 hp., JD dsl. eng., 12x16.5 tires, 1750 lb. lift cap., sgl. spd., 1840 hrs., SN:5215 ........................$13,500

TELEHANDLER

‘05 Gehl CT516, hydrostatic, 64 hp. Perkins dsl. eng., 12.5/80-18 tires, 5000 lb. lift capacity, 161⁄2’ lift reach, std. hyds., cab, heat, 3600 hrs., SN:3538 ......................................................................................$32,000 ‘06 Gehl RS6-42, 115 hp. JD dsl. eng., 6600 lb. lift cap., 42’ reach, 3500 hrs., SN:3733......................................................................$30,200 ‘06 Mustang 634, 6000 lb. lift cap., 3500 hrs., SN:1165 ..............$28,000 ‘05 Gehl RS8-42, 24’ lift height, 8000 lb. lift cap., 125 hp. JD dsl. eng., 13x24 tires ..................................................................................$35,500 ‘09 Gehl CT5-16T, steering wheel/joystick, 75 hp. Perkins dsl. eng., std. hyds., hydrostate drive, CAH, radio, susp. seat, 12.5/80-18 tires, 5000 lb. lift cap., 16’2” lift height, 4175 hrs., SN:6034..............$36,500 ‘12 Bobcat V417, joystick controls, 75 hp. dsl. Kubota V3800T eng., std. hyds., 14x17 tires, 4800 lb. lift cap., 18’ reach, 2-spd, CAH, susp. seat, 2594 hrs., SN:5090 ..................................................$46,500

TRACTORS

McCormick CTJ23, 540 PTO, Industrial tires-12X16.5 rear tires & 23x8:50x12 front tires, 48” bucket, 60” deck, 4WD, hydrostatic drive, 3 pt. hitch ....................................................................................$12,900 ‘72 International 666, 2WD, 69 hp. gas eng., front tires 7.50-16, back tires 15.5-38, 7823 hrs., SN:1281 ........................................$7,900 ‘42 Ford 9N, 24 hp. Ford gas eng., w/ldr., 2-way hyd. ..................$1,900 Ford 2N, 23 hp. Ford eng., 11.2-28 rear tires, 4.00-19SL front tires, SN:3795 ........................................................................................$3,900 Ford 1000, 2WD, 25 hp., 540 PTO, front tires 5.00-15, rear tires 11.2-24, 2563 hrs., SN:0212 ........................................................$3,900

TMR’s/MIXERS

‘11 Penta 4020SD, 540 PTO, 26x12 walking tandems, 450 cu ft, DigiStar EZ2400V scale, SN:1118 ....................................................$23,500 ‘05 Penta 3010, 540 PTO, 300 cu. ft., 4’ conveyor, SN:0517 ......$16,500 ‘06 Penta 3010, 350 cu. ft., stationary mixer, SN:0615 ..............$14,900 Knight 3450, 540 PTO, 425x65x22.5 tires, 390 cu. ft., Weigh Tronix scale Model 715, SN:442............................................................$13,300 Knight 3036, 540 PTO, slide tray, Digi-Star EZ210 scale, SN:0397 ....................................................................................................$13,900 Knight 3030, 540 PTO, 385 tires, 300 cu. ft., 3 auger discharge ....................................................................................................$15,900 ‘04 Penta 4110, 540 PTO, 26x12 flotation tires, 425 cu. ft., side corner door delivery, SN:0404................................................................$18,500 ‘05 Penta 6710, 540 PTO, 12.5L-15SL tires, 670 cu. ft., 2-spd., twin vert. mixer, right hand 4’ flip up conveyor, SN:0517 ........$22,000 ‘03 Knight 5073, 13⁄8 1000 PTO, 44x16 tires, 800 cu. ft., side delivery, twin screw, 105” loading height, SN:0065 ................................$20,500 Kuhn Knight 5132, 540 PTO, 33x15.5x16.5 tires, 360 cu. ft., SN:0160 ......................................................................................$24,000 ’07 Kuhn Knight 5144, 540 PTO, 385 truck tires, 440 cu. ft., EZ 2000U scale, SN:0074 ..........................................................$16,500 Kelly Ryan AW wagon, 540 PTO, 7.0-15 tires, 70 bu., SN:9 ..........$1,200 ‘04 Patz 9300 Series truck mixer, 435 mounted on ‘81 Intl. 4300 truck, Cummins 400 motor, 13-spd., SN:1247 ....................................$43,000 Patz 305, 305 cu. ft., elec. motors, 3 augers, scale, relined, SN:1027 ........................................................................................$4,500 OMC 430, 540 PTO, 2-ton cap., Hammer Mill w/2 screens, good running condition, unload auger has been replaced & lenghtened, SN:1228 ........................................................................................$2,500 Supreme 600, 13⁄8 1000 PTO, 37x11.5x16 tires, 469 cu. ft., EZ 150 Digi Star scale, SN:0097 ............................................................$14,700

MISCELLANEOUS

Farm King 960Q, 540 PTO, 8’ width, 2-stage, SN:1925 ................$2,500 ‘83 Keifer SMG18, 18’ 5th whl. cattle trailer, SN:0A3H ..................$3,900

Mensch M1100 sawdust shooter, SN:2562 ....................................$2,200 NI 517 snowblower, 7’ W, 2-stage, dbl. auger, 540 PTO, SN:1612 ......................................................................................................$1,395 Int’l. 80 snowblower, 540 PTO, 7’ width, SN:7057..........................$1,950 Loftness 115 snowblower, 540 PTO, 8’ wide, hyd. spout, 2 stage ..$995 ‘05 Woodchuck 68ST1, 3⁄4 cu. yd., sand bedding spreader............$2,400 Bobcat concrete hammer, universal skid mount, flat face couplers, rebuilt charge system, SN:0483 ..................................................$4,200 Berlon BSC lifts full size round bales ................................................$450 ‘08 Farm King Y60SD, 540 PTO, 60” tiller, SN:5901 ......................$1,995 ‘07 Woods RD60, 540PTO, 60” finishing mower, SN:2899 ............$1,995 Mensch M1400, 8’ sawdust bucket, holds 4 yds., 15 gal./min., 3250 wgt., fits payloader (used w/Case 521 or 621), JRB quick tach mount, SN:9854 ............................................................................$3,500 Land Pride RCR2584, 540 PTO, 84” cutter, SN:5948 ....................$1,800 ‘06 Cub Cadet 4x4, 4WD, 20 hp. Kohler gas eng., 893 hrs., SN:0010 ......................................................................................................$5,295

SPREADERS/PUMPS

‘08 Balzer V6, liquid manure pump, 13⁄8 1000 PTO, 2-pt. hitch, 6” discharge, 8’ pit depth, agitate option....................................$6,500 Gehl MS1329, 13⁄8 1000 PTO, 49x17 aircraft tires, 550 bu., 2900 gal., SN:4619 ........................................................................................$5,500 NuHawk 240......................................................................................$2,999 ‘08 Kuhn Knight 8132, 13⁄8 1000 PTO, 425x22.5 truck tires & rims, front & rear splash guards, SN:0157 ................................Call For Price ‘07 Kuhn Knight 8114, 540 PTO, 19Lx16.1 tires, 300 bu., 1400 gal., 4” extensions, front splash guard ................................................$8,250 Doda Super 150, 540 PTO, 6” width x 8’ depth, 2-pt. trailer w/hyd. lift, SN:5246 ........................................................................................$4,000 Kuhn Knight 8118, 540 PTO, 400 bu., SN:B0114 ........................$13,500 ‘96 Knight 8018, 540 PTO, 16.5x16.1 tires, 1800 gal. ....................$8,100 ‘10 H&S HP550VB, 13⁄4 1000 PTO, 425 truck tires, 550 bu., vert. beaters ........................................................................................$27,500 ‘93 Badger BN338, 540 PTO, 19Lx16.1 tires, 3350 gal., 3-shank injectors, slurry/top fill, w/brakes, SN:5797 ....................Call For Price H&S 370, 540 PTO, 22.5 truck tires, 370 bu., SN:2066 ..................$7,000 H&S 310, 540 PTO, 8x22.5 truck tires, w/endgate, SN:5404 ........$8,700 H&S 430W spreader, 2-spd., upper beater, SN: 209730 ..............$10,700 ‘05 Knight MFG 8132 slinger, SN: BO337 ....................................$22,000 N-Tech manure pump, 3 pt. 6”x8’, impeller, 1000 RPM ................$5,250 ‘10 Kuhn Knight 8132, 1 3/8 1000 PTO, 425/22.5 tires, 3250 gal., SN:0342 ......................................................................................$26,900 3 Kuhn Knight 8124, 1 ⁄8 1000 PTO, 425/22.5 tires, 2400 gal., 500 bu., front & rear splash guard, SN:0133............................................$14,900 ‘95 Knight Mfg. 8018, 540 PTO, 295-75x22.5 tires, 1800 gal., new flighting ................................................................................$11,300 NH 195, 540 PTO, 16.5x16.1 tires, 430 bu., upper beater, SN:5044 ......................................................................................................$9,950

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‘11 Teagle 1010SC, 540 PTO, 385-55-R22.5 tires, processes 5x6 bales, SN:3513..............................................................................Call For Price ‘12 Teagle 8080WB, 540 PTO, 10/75-15.3 tires, processes 5’ wide x 6’ round bales, spout controller, self loading, SN:1146 ........$25,900 ‘09 Haybuster 2564, 13⁄8 1000 PTO, 5x6 round bales, self-loading option, blower & spout option, SN:5764....................................$19,500 NH 144, standard cross conveyor, no ext., ground driven, SN:6053 ......................................................................................................$3,200 JD 1209 MoCo, 9’ cut, SN:2160 ......................................................$3,500 ‘90 Gehl 2240, 540 PTO, 12’6” cut width, hyd. swing, hyd. drive, SN:4763 ........................................................................................$3,400 Gehl 970, 540 PTO, 16’, tandem axle running gear, SN:39885......$4,500 ‘97 JD 930, 13⁄8 1000 PTO, 9.5x14 tires, 11’6” cut, flial conditioners, SN:9024 ........................................................................................$7,500 ‘79 JD 660, 9’ bar rake, SN:2029 ....................................................$2,600 ‘99 Case 3205, 540 PTO, 6.5’ cut, 5 disc ........................................$3,995 Artex VC1004SP, bedding mach, 540 PTO, 5 yd. cap., SN: 2102..$8,250 NH 411, 540 PTO, 9’ cut, SN:4937 ..................................................$6,500 ‘13 H&S BW1000, 11L-15 tires, 13 hp. Honda elec. start eng., self contained hyd., light kit, remote start/stop & steer, wraps up to 6’ bales, SN:2083 ............................................................................$24,900 Badger 2060, 540 PTO, 60” blower, SN:0633 ................................$5,100 ‘75 Gehl FB87, 540 PTO, 48” blower, SN:1560..................................$500 ‘10 H&S BW100, 11L-15 tires, 13 hp. Honda elec. start eng., self contained hyd., remote start/stop & steer, wraps up to 6’ bales, SN:1898 ......................................................................................$21,000 Tonutti TCR12, 12 wheel rake, SN:6827..........................................$4,850 Kuhn GMD44, 540 PTO, 4 disc, 5’3” cut width, 3 pt. hitch, Price includes new tarp, SN: 7674 ..............................................$2,995 Bush Hog elevator, 540 PTO, 48’ grain elevator, SN:893 ..............$1,200 JD 716A, 540 PTO, 16’ box, has extension on discharge, rear unload ......................................................................................................$4,000 Gehl 318, 8-whl. V-rake, 3 pt. hitch ................................................$1,000 H&S TR9 9-whl. rake, 3rd whl. on hitch, 55” dia. rake whls., individual rake whls., SN:4565 ......................................................................$2,995 JD 662, 5-bar rake, 9’ rake, 3rd whl. on hitch, ground drive, SN:7038 ......................................................................................................$2,900 Parker 4000, 425 bu., dbl. door, tarp, 425 front truck tires, 16.1X16.5 rear flotation tires..........................................................................$3,300 Parker 2600 gravity wagon, 12.5Lx15 tires, 350 bu., 12-ton running gear, hydraulic 12’ auger, lights ..................................................$4,200 ‘11 Kuhn GMD600GII, 540 PTO, 7’10” cut, 6 disk, SN:4435..........$6,200 ‘02 H&S BF14HC, 15” tires, 14 - 55” wheel rake, hyd. lift, up to 28’ working width, SN:1817................................................................$7,950

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‘13 JCB 300 Skid Steer Loader, 39.3 hrs., 92 hp., 3000 lb. operating load, 12x16.5 10PR HD wide track tires & whls., JCB Servo conrols, 84” general purpose bkt., 23 GPM standard aux. hyds. #12937 - $59,995

‘08 Case 440 S3 Skid Steer Loader, 5250 hrs., 90 hp., 2200 lb. operating load, AC, cab w/heat & door, 2-spd. drive. #13246 - $19,500

‘11 NH L220 Skid Steer Loader, 1080 hrs., 60 hp., 2000 lb. operating load, cab enclosure w/heater, 2spd. EH control, hyd. heavy duty coupler. #16132 $29,900

‘10 Gehl 5240E Skid Steer Loader, 950 hrs., 69 hp., 1800 lb. operating load, cab enclosure w/heat, 2-spd. drive system, Power-A-Tach. #13900 - $24,500

‘12 Case SV300 Skid Steer Loader, 90 hp., 3000 lb. operating load, hi-flow hyds., HD hyd. coupler, 2-spd. EH controls, enclosed cab w/heater & AC, 72” HD dirt bkt., 72” bolt on cutting edge. #14141 - $52,920

‘06 Case 430 Skid Steer Loader, 3150 hrs., 80 hp., 2000 lb. operating load, hyd. actuated coupler, cab w/heat & air, 2-spd. drive motor, sgl. spd., ROPS/FOPS, 72” heaped capacity. #16146 - $19,500

‘11 Case SV300 Skid Steer Loader, 900 hrs., 90 hp., 3000 lb. operating load, 2-spd. mech. controls, cab enclosure w/heater, front door w/glass & wiper, HD hyd. coupler, Performance pkg. #13288 - $38,950

‘07 Case 430 Skid Steer Loader, 80 hp., 2000 lb. operating load, hyd. actuated coupler, cab w/heat & air, front door, 2-spd. drive motor. #13312 - $17,850

‘11 Case SR200 Skid Steer Loader, 1785 hrs., 74 hp., 2000 lb. operating load, cab enclosure w/heat & air, Performance pkg., 2-spd. mech. controls, HD hyd. coupler, 72” material bkt.. #16175 - $24,000

‘01 Case 75Xt Skid Steer Loader, 5001 hrs., aux. hyd., partial side enclosure, No Bucket. #14229 $13,550

– NEW EQUIPMENT – BALERS 2013 Case IH RB565 Round Baler, #12121345 ................Call For Price 2013 Case IH SB541 Square Baler, #12121341 ................Call For Price

SPRING TILLAGE 2014 Case IH Tiger-Mate 200 Field Cult.: 12.5’: double folding: 44.5’, #12063338 ..............................................................Call For Price 2014 Case IH Tiger-Mate 200 Field Cutl.: 12.5’: single folding: 32.5’, #16334 ....................................................................Call For Price 2013 Case IH DC133 Disc Mower Conditioner: rubber on rubber chevro, #12121349 ..........................................................Call For Price

PLANTERS 2013 Case IH ER 1255 Planter, 2 pt. hitch, 24 rows, #12011394 ........................................................................Call For Price 2014 Case IH ER 1255 Planter, 2 pt. hitch, 12 rows, #16327 ..............................................................................Call For Price

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JCB 300 Robot, side door, #12937 .......................... Call Case SV300-T4A, #16355 ..........................................Call Case SV250-T4A, #12194328 ....................................Call Case SV185-T4B, #12194322 ....................................Call

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TRACTORS 4WD Case IH Steiger 435, #13325 ............................................$195,500 JCB 3230 Fastrac, Pending ................................................$78,284 Case IH STX500, #16201 ..................................................$152,000 Case IH Steiger 550, #14073 ............................................$315,500 JCB 8310 Fastrac, Demo Unit, #12516 ............................$269,000 John Deere 9430T, #13295................................................$272,500 John Deere 8320RT, #13317 ............................................$212,000

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Case IH 955, #13315............................................................$11,500 Case IH 955, #14214............................................................$13,500 Kinze 3000, #16262 ............................................................$23,800 White 8222, #13313 ............................................................$44,500 Case IH 1250, 16R, #14052 ................................................$92,995 Case IH 1240, 16R, #12760 ................................................$89,995 John Deere DB90, Pending ..............................................$185,500 Case IH ER 1250, 24R, #14066 ........................................$148,000

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Farmall 50C, #12146513 ..............................Call Puma 165 FPS T4B, #12269710 ................Call Maxxum 125 T4, #12269691 ......................Call Maxxum 140 T4 MC, #12269688 ................Call Magnum 250 PS T4B, #12263394 ..............Call Magnum 310 PS T4B, #12263390 ..............Call Magnum 180 PS t4B, #12263385................Call Maxxum 115 T4, #11985679 ......................Call Farmall 105C Platform, cab, #11985667 ....Call Maxxum 115 T4 MC, #11985682 ................Call Maxxum 110 T4 MC, #11985684 ................Call Maxxum 110 T4, #16065 ............................Call Farmall 110A-MFD, #12625 ........................Call Farmall 140A-MFD, cab, #12934 ................Call Farmall 115U-MFD, #16234 ........................Call Farmall 95C, #12101951 ..............................Call

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PLANTERS

SKIDSTEER LOADERS 430 S3, #14198 ..........................................................$24,500 430 S3, #16286 ..........................................................$17,000 450 S3, #13205 ..........................................................$22,500 430, #16146 ................................................................$19,500 SV300, #14141............................................................$52,920

MISCELLANEOUS

2012 JCB 300 Tracked, Robut, side door robot, #13285 ..........$61,000 2009 Case IH L750, self-leveling, #16348 ....................................$7,600 Case IH 4600, 28.5’ Field Cultivator, #13203 ................................$5,700 DMI Tiger Mate II, 48.5’ Field Cultivator, #14227 ........................$28,900 DMI Tiger Mate, 30’ Field Cultivator, #14260 ..............................$14,900 H&S 500 Forage Box, #14248 ........................................................$3,500 H&S 500 Forage Box, #14249 ........................................................$3,500 1995 JD 6610 Forage Harvester, #16178 ....................................$53,000 2008 Case IH RB564 Round Baler, #12932 ................................$28,995 2008 Case IH LBX332 Square Baler, #14070 ..............................$67,000 1998 John Deere 100 Square Baler, #16225 ..............................$21,000 2005 Balzer 1500 Stalk Chopper, #13291......................................$9,850 2011 Case IH 330, Tru-Tandem Turbo Disk Tandem, #16129 ....$39,995 2010 Case IH 330, Tru-Tandem Disk Tandem, 31’, #13979 ........$57,995 2010 Case IH 330, Tru-Tandem Turbo, 25’, #14092 ....................$48,750 Glencoe SS7400 Disk Chisel, #14211..........................................$11,800 2008 Krause 4850-15 Dominator Disk Ripper, #14129 ..............$39,900 2011 Danuser Post Hole Digger, #14176 ......................................$1,195 2012 Lowe Post Hole Auger, #14142 ............................................$2,995

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DISK TANDEM 2013 Case IH True-Tand. 330 Turbo: 31’, #12063845........Call For Price

2013 Case IH Farmall 85C, #12101969 ..............................Call For Price 2012 Case SV300, #16267............................................................$41,995 2013 Case IH Farmall 110A-MFD, cab, #12898 ................Call For Price 2005 Case 445, #12710 ................................................................$24,300 2007 Case 430, #13312 ................................................................$17,850 TRACTOR 4WD 2011 Case IH SR250, #14267 ......................................................$36,950 2014 Case IH Steiger 500, Quadtrac, #16320 ..................Call For Price 2011 Case SR200, #16175 ..........................................................$24,000 2010 Gehl 5240E, #13900 ............................................................$24,500 2011 New Holland L220, #16132 ................................................$29,900 1997 New Holland LX665, #13326 ..............................................$11,500 TRACTORS 2008 Case 440 S3, #13246 ..........................................................$19,500 2005 New Holland TB110, #13293 ..............................................$21,500 2011 Case SV300, #13288............................................................$38,950 1984 International 84 Hydro, #14174 ............................................$6,950 2001 Case 75XT, #14229 ..............................................................$13,550 1984 International 84 Hydro w/loader, #14173............................$11,750 1998 JCB 165, JCB Robot, side door, #16350..............................$8,600 2013 Case IH Farmall 110A w/loader, #14264 ............................$51,500 1996 Case 1845C, #16319............................................................$13,750 2009 Case IH Farmall 95, #14213 ................................................$36,500 1989 Case 1818, #16326 ................................................................$4,900 2003 Massey Ferguson 4355 w/loader, #16112..........................$33,500 MOWER CONDITIONERS 2010 John Deere 8320R, #14143 ..............................................$187,500 2010 John Deere 8320R, #14144 ..............................................$187,500 1998 John Deere 820, #16309........................................................$4,450 2010 John Deere 8320R, #14145 ..............................................$189,950 2010 Case IH DC132R, #13637....................................................$29,500 2010 John Deere 8320R, #14147 ..............................................$187,500 2009 Case IH DC102, #13487 ......................................................$19,300 International 806D, #16227 ............................................................$5,250 2003 Case IH DCX131, #13247 ....................................................$17,500 2004 Case IH MX255, #14183 ......................................................$89,500 2011 Case IH DC102, #13204 ......................................................$21,500 2010 John Deere 7730 w/loader, #13296 ..................................$132,500 TELEHANDLERS 2007 New Holland T6010 Plus, #14205 ......................................$58,500 2010 JCB 536-60 Agri Plus, #16304 ............................................$86,000 2004 Case IH JX110U w/loader, #14220 ....................................$32,500 John Deere 3400 Articulated, #14207..........................................$38,900 2009 Case IH Magnum 305, #14261..........................................$187,500 2005 JCB 535-60, #16179 ............................................................$52,000 2009 Case IH Magnum 305, #14262..........................................$187,500 2005 JCB 540, #11941..................................................................$37,995 2000 Case IH MX200, #16176 ......................................................$76,500 2007 JCB 536-60 Agri Plus, #16074 ............................................$55,000 2005 Case IH MX285, #14263 ......................................................$98,500

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(O)’12 JD 9560R, 360 hrs., IF tires ..........................$319,900 (O)’13 JD 9560R, 605 hrs., Lease Return ..............$314,900 (O)’13 JD 9560R, 573 hrs., Lease Return ..............$314,900 (O)’12 JD 9650R, 573 hrs., Lease Return ..............$312,500 (O)’13 JD 9510R, 694 hrs., Lease Return ..............$284,500 (O)’13 JD 9410R, 435 hrs., PTO, Lease Return ......$269,900 (B)’97 JD 9200, 4695 hrs., 710/38’s ........................$105,000 (H)’97 JD 9200, 3567 hrs. ..........................................$97,000 (H)’90 CIH 9170, 4418 hrs., PS ................................$54,500 (B)’92 JD 8760, 6878 hrs. ..........................................$52,900 (B)’93 JD 8970, 9000 hrs, 20.8x42’s..........................$46,900 (H)’76 JD 8430, 9164 hrs., 3 pt., PTO ......................$14,900

TRACK TRACTORS

(O)’12 JD S670, 502 eng. hrs. ................................$299,000 (O)’12 JD S660, 160 sep. hrs., duals ......................$299,000 (O)’11 CIH 9120, 727 sep. hrs., PRWD, tracks........$295,000 (O)’11 JD 9870, 700 sep. hrs., PRWD ....................$294,900 (O)’12 JD S670, 263 sep. hrs., duals ......................$289,900 (B)’11 JD 9870, 511 sep. hrs., PRWD......................$279,900 (O)’12 JD S660, 325 sep. hrs., duals ......................$279,900 (B)’11 JD 9770, 511 sep. hrs., duals ........................$256,500 (B)’10 JD 9870, 1067 sep. hrs., PRWD ..................$244,900 (B)’09 JD 9770, 1320 eng. hrs., PRWD ..................$214,900 (H)’07 JD 9570, 900 sep. hrs., duals ......................$208,900 (O)’09 JD 9770, 1041 sep. hrs., duals ....................$204,900 (O)’09 JD 9570, 700 sep. hrs., duals ......................$197,000 (H)’07 JD 9660, 1203 sep. hrs. ................................$169,900 (H)’05 JD 9660, 1792 sep. hrs., duals ....................$168,500 (B)’07 JD 9560, 876 sep. hrs., PRWD ....................$163,900 (O)’05 JD 9660STS, 1442 sep. hrs., duals ..............$159,900 (O)’04 JD 9760, 1192 sep. hrs. PRWD ....................$159,900 (B)’06 JD 9760, 1726 sep. hrs., duals, PRWD ........$154,900 (O)’05 JD 9660, 1442 sep. hrs., duals ....................$151,900 (H)’03 JD 9650STS, 1740 sep. hrs., duals ..............$114,900 (H)’92 JD 9500, 2812 hrs. ..........................................$49,900 (O)’91 JD 9500, 1720 hrs., duals ..............................$46,900 (H)’99 JD 9610, 2064 sep. hrs., duals ......................$45,000 (O)’96 JD 9600, 2790 sep. hrs., duals ......................$39,900 (O)NEW Mudhog PRWD for 70 Series Combines ....$16,900

(O)’13 JD 9560RT, 318 hrs., Lease Return..............$334,900 (O)’12 JD 9460RT, 1013 hrs., Ext. Warranty............$299,900 (O)’11 JD 9630T, 1472 hrs. ......................................$288,900 (O)’10 JD 9630T, 1650 hrs. ......................................$287,500 (B)’10 JD 9630T, 1586 hrs. ......................................$269,900 (O)’13 JD 8335RT, 391 hrs., 18” tracks....................$269,900 (B)’09 JD 9630T, 1482 hrs. ......................................$264,900 (O)’09 JD 9530T, 1877 hrs., 30” tracks ....................$229,900 (O)’07 JD 8430T, 3184 hrs., 25” tracks ....................$159,900 (O)’02 JD 9420T, 4430 hrs. ......................................$139,900 (B)’03 JD 9320T, 4641 hrs. ......................................$139,900 (H)’00 JD 9300T, 4375 hrs., 30” tracks ....................$105,000 CORNHEADS (O)Camoplast 5500, 18” tracks, Like New ................$12,500 (B)Camoplast 18” tracks, Like New..............................$9,500 (B)’12 Drago 1820, 18R20”, 150 acres ....................$144,900 (O)’13 JD 612, 12R20”, chopping ............................$108,900 ROW CROP TRACTORS (O)’11 JD 612C, 12R30”, chopping ............................$90,000 (O)’11 JD 8260R, 484 hrs., Ext. Warr. ....................$194,900 (B)’10 Geringhoff RD1820, 18R20” ............................$84,900 (B)’13 JD 7230R, 259 hrs., IVT................................$179,900 (B)’09 JD 612, 12R20”, chopping ..............................$79,500 (H)’06 JD 8430, 3570 hrs., ILS ................................$164,900 (O)’11 JD 608C, 8R30”, chopping ..............................$69,000 (B)’13 JD 6150R, 694 hrs., IVT................................$131,900 (O)’10 Geringhoff 830B, 8R30” ..................................$62,900 (B)’13 JD 6150R, 667 hrs., IVT................................$131,900 (H)’10 JD 608, 8R30”, chopping ................................$59,900 (O)’13 JD 6150R, 577 hrs., Auto Quad ....................$125,900 (B)’07 JD 612, 12R30”, chopping ..............................$59,900 (B)’96 JD 8400, 4415 hrs., MFWD ............................$81,900 (H)’09 JD 608C, 8R30”, chopping ..............................$58,900 (O)’97 JD 8400, 7722 hrs., MFWD ............................$78,900 (O)’10 CIH N12TR, 12R30”, chopping ......................$57,900 (B)’95 JD 8200, 7335 hrs., MFWD ............................$74,900 (O)’09 JD 608, 8R30”, non-chopping ........................$43,000 (H)’90 JD 4755, 5500 hrs., 2WD, PS ........................$57,500 (O)’08 Drago N8TR, 8R30” ........................................$29,000 (B)’93 JD 4560, 7170 hrs., MFWD ............................$56,900 (O)’07 JD 893, hyd. deck, header height ..................$28,000 (B)’78 JD 4240, 9114 hrs., PS....................................$24,900 (O)’03 JD 893, Contour Master ..................................$25,900 (O)’74 JD 4030, open station ....................................$12,900 (H)’03 JD 893, 8R30”, hyd. deck................................$24,900 (B)’65 JD 4020, diesel, syncro ....................................$8,300 (O)’97 JD 893, knife, single point ..............................$19,900 UTILITY TRACTORS (H)’95 JD 693, knife, hyd. deck plates ......................$17,900 (O)’09 JD 5105M, 1600 hrs., loader ..........................$67,900 SPRAYERS (O)’96 White 6105, 5480 hrs., MFWD, cab................$24,900 0% for 36 or 1.9% for 60 months (B)JD 401C, diesel, 3 pt., PTO ....................................$5,900 w/Approved Credit on All Used (B)Oliver 1650D, 6507 hrs. ..........................................$4,900 (B)’41 JD “B” ................................................................$2,995 JD 4730, 4830, 4930 & 4940 sprayers (H)’49 IH “C”, belly mower............................................$1,850 (O)’12 JD 4940, 750 hrs., 120’ boom ......................$281,500 COMBINES (O)’13 JD 4830, 404 hrs., 1000 gal. SS, 120’ boom $269,700 (B)’13 JD S680, 282 sep. hrs., PRWD ....................$377,500 (O)’13 JD 4830, 410 hrs., 90’ boom ........................$259,900 (O)’13 JD S680, 239 sep. hrs. ................................$352,900 (O)’13 JD 4830, 442 hrs., 90’ boom ........................$259,900 (O)’12 JD S680, 511 hrs., Ext. Warr.........................$345,000 (O)’11 JD 4930, 1216 hrs., 120’ boom ....................$245,900 (O)’13 JD S670, 200 sep. hrs. ................................$332,000 (O)’12 JD 4830, 668 hrs., 90’ boom........................$236,500 (O)’13 JD S670, 190 sep. hrs., duals ......................$329,900 (O)’12 JD 4830, 1155 hrs., 90’ boom ......................$235,750 (O)’12 JD S670, 225 sep. hrs., PRWD ....................$319,900 (O)’12 JD 4830, 775 hrs., 90’ boom ........................$234,500

(O)’12 JD 4830, 792 hrs., 90’ boom ........................$233,000 (O)’11 JD 4930, 1725 hrs., 120’ boom ....................$229,500 (O)’11 JD 4830, 1011 hrs., 90’ boom ......................$225,000 (O)’12 JD 4730, 694 hrs., 90’ boom ........................$215,500 (O)’12 JD 4730, 800 hrs., 90’ boom ........................$209,900 (O)’12 JD 4730, 900 hrs., 90’ boom ........................$209,700 (O)’12 JD 4730, 490 hrs., 90’ boom ........................$209,600 (O)’12 JD 4730, 800 hrs., 90’ boom ........................$208,500 (O)’09 JD 4830, 2400 hrs, 90’ boom ........................$200,000 (O)’07 JD 4930, 3093 hrs, dry box ..........................$160,000 (O)’09 Ag-Chem 1084SS, 2094 hrs., 80’ boom........$159,500 (O)’09 Ag-Chem 1286C, 1994 hrs., 90’ boom..........$158,900 O)’09 Ag-Chem 1084SS, 2951 hrs., 90’ boom ........$145,500 (O)’09 Miller Nav1000M, 2787 hrs., 90’boom ..........$133,100 (B)’05 JD 4720, 3794 hrs., 80’ boom ......................$124,900 (O)’10 Apache AS715, 1200 hrs., 90’ boom ............$109,900 (O)’03 Case IH SPX4260, 2563 hrs., 90’ boom ......$108,900 (O)’03 Ag-Chem 1264, 3785 hrs., 90’ boom ..............$82,000 (O)’95 Ag-Chem 844, 750 gal., 60’ boom ..................$36,900 (O)’95 Tyler WT, 4617 hrs., 75’ boom ........................$36,900 (O)’94 Tyler Patriot, 3831 hrs., 80’ boom ..................$29,900

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(O)’11 JD 2310, 45’, mulch finisher, rolling basket ....$87,900 (O)’08 JD 2210, 55.5’ ................................................$57,500 (B)’09 JD 2210, 45’5 ..................................................$55,900 (O)Case IH TM14’, 48’ ..............................................$46,000 (H)JD 2210, 58.5’ ......................................................$42,500 (O)’05 JD 2210, 45.5’ ................................................$41,500 (B)’02 JD 2200, 60.5’........................................................$39,900 (H)’03 JD 2200, 38.5’ ......................................................$33,900 (O)’04 JD 726, 30’ mulch finisher ....................................$29,900 (O)’09 Rite Way LR4353, 53’ land roller ..........................$27,900 (H)’97 JD 985, 48.5’ ........................................................$24,000 (O)’00 JD 980, 44.5’ ........................................................$23,900 (B)’97 JD 980, 43.5’..........................................................$20,900 (B)’98 JD 980, 36.5’..........................................................$20,900 (O)DMI Tigermate II, 50’ ..................................................$20,625 (B)JD 235, 22’ disk ............................................................$9,200 (O)Summers 30 packer ......................................................$5,995

PLANTERS-SEEDERS

(O)’08 JD DB44, 24R22” CCS, liq. fert. ..................$141,000 (B)’09 JD 1790, 32R15”, CCS..................................$105,900 (H)’04 JD 1770NT, 16R30”, 3 bushel ........................$79,900 (O)’03 JD 1770NT, 16R30”, liq fert ............................$76,900 (H)Kinze 3700, 36R20”, finger pickup ........................$62,500 (B)’00 JD 1760, 12R30”, finger pickup, LF ................$48,500 (O)’97 JD 1760, 12R30”, liq. fert. ..............................$46,500 (H)’98 JD 1850, 30’ 10” spacing ................................$36,500 (H)JD 1760, 12R30”, liq. fert. ....................................$32,500 (B)’97 JD 1710, 12R30”, vertical fold ........................$29,500 (B)’05 White 8128, 8R30”, liq. fert. ............................$26,900 (O)’07 JD 1750, 6R30” ..............................................$25,900 (O)JD 7200, 8R36” ....................................................$11,500

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Land Pride 1872 Mower ......$1,250 Hitch Doc 4 box seed cart, green ..................................$13,500 Westfield 1371 Auger w/swing hopper walker, PTO ............$8,500 Feterl 10x34 truck auger, PTO ....................................$2,100

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‘12 CIH 9230 Track, AWD, 590 sep. hrs. ................................................$315,500

‘13 CIH Steiger 550Q, 682 hrs., Lux. cab, HID lights, loaded......$319,900

‘13 CIH Steiger 500Q, 145 hrs. ................................................$319,500

‘12 CIH 3330 Sprayer, 90’ booms, 546 hrs. ....................................$175,000

‘09 CIH 3330, 100’ boom, aim, auto boom, Pro 700 steering, active suspension, 1750 hrs. ..............$183,000

‘12 CIH 4430, 120’ boom, aim, auto boom, Pro 700 steering, active suspension, 880 hrs ................$287,500

‘98 CIH 2388, 1764 sep. hrs. ....$66,000

‘13 CIH Steiger 500Q, 262 hrs., Lux. cab, 36” tracks ................$329,500

‘14 CIH Steiger 600Q, 293 hrs., 36” tracks, PTO ........................$397,900

‘13 CIH Steiger 400, 366 hrs., PTO, Luxury susp. cab ......................$249,900

‘09 CIH Magnum 245, 770 hrs., Lux. cab, big pump ..................$139,900

‘08 JD 9530, 2665 hrs. ..........$194,500

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‘02 Case 2388, 2074 sep hrs. ..................................$79,000

‘02 CIH MX240, 3900 hrs., duals ............................$79,500

‘13 CIH Magnum 235, 170 hrs. ..................$169,900

‘13 CIH Magnum 315, 408 hrs. ..................$209,900

LOW RATE FINANCING AVAILABLE thru ‘13 CIH 9230 Track, AWD, 323 sep hrs. ............$369,900

‘06 Kinze 1050 Cart, tracks, scale, tarp ..................$77,500

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USED 4WD TRACTORS 24 Month Interest Waiver or Low Rates Available • Call Details • ‘14 CIH Steiger 600Q, 293 hrs., Pro 700 auto guide, Lux. susp. cab, 6 remotes, PTO, 36” tracks ..........................................$397,900 ‘13 CIH Steiger 600Q, 564 hrs., 36” tracks, HID lites, Full Pro 700 auto guide, hi capacity hyd. pump ..................................$369,900 ‘14 CIH Steiger 600Q, 409 hrs., Lux. cab, HID lites, Full Pro 700 auto guide ..........................................................................$385,000 ‘13 CIH Steiger 550Q, 682 hrs., Lux. cab, HID lites..................................................................................................................$319,900 ‘13 CIH Steiger 500Q, 145 hrs., Full Pro 700 auto guide, HID lites..........................................................................................$319,500 ‘13 CIH Steiger 500Q, 262 hrs., 36” tracks, HID lites, Lux. cab, hi capacity hyd. pump, Full Pro 700 auto guide ..................$329,500 ‘13 CIH Steiger 450, 198 hrs., Lux cab, PTO, 800 tires, hi capacity hyd. pump, HD drawbar, Full Pro 700 auto guide ..........$259,900 ‘13 CIH Steiger 400, 250 hrs., Lux. cab, Full Pro 700 auto guide, hi capacity hyd. pump, cab suspension ............................$239,900 ‘13 CIH Steiger 400, 400 hrs., Lux. cab, PTO, hi capacity hyd. pump, Full Pro 700 auto guide ..............................................$249,900 ‘08 JD 9530, 2665 hrs., 800x38 duals, Full JD steering ..........................................................................................................$194,500 Steiger Cougar 1000, powershift, 20.8x38 tires ........................................................................................................................$39,500

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‘12 CIH 4330, 880 hrs.,120’ boom, aim, auto boom, Pro 700 steering, active suspension ......................................................$287,500 ‘12 CIH 3330, 546 hrs., 90’ boom, std. spray ..........................................................................................................................$175,000 ‘09 CIH 3330, 1750 hrs., 100’ boom, aim, auto boom, Pro 700 steering, active suspension ..................................................$183,000

‘13 CIH Magnum 340, 415 hrs, susp axle, Lux cab ....$229,900

‘13 Puma 145, 258 hrs., w/loader ..................$119,900

‘11 Bobcat S750, 760 hrs. ..................................$41,900

USED 2WD TRACTORS 18 Months Interest Free • Call For Details • ‘13 CIH Magnum 340, 415 hrs., Lux. cab, front susp. axle, susp. cab, 360 HID lites, Full Pro 700 auto guide ......................$229,900 ‘13 CIH Magnum 315, 434 hrs., Full Pro 700 auto guide, 360 HID lites, hi cap. hyd. pump, susp. cab, susp. front axle, 380/R54 tires ..........................................................................................................................................................................$209,900 ‘13 CIH Magnum 290, 400 hrs., Creeper trans., Full Pro 700 auto guide, hi cap. hyd. pump, susp. axle, 360 HID lites ........$194,500 ‘13 CIH Magnum 290, 400 hrs., Creeper trans., Full Pro 700 auto guide, hi cap. hyd. pump, susp. axle, 360 HID lites ........$194,500 ‘04 CIH MX285, 3199 hrs., 480/80R46 tires., Lux. cab, HID lites..............................................................................................$106,000 ‘13 CIH Magnum 260, 300 hrs., susp. Lux. cab, susp. front axle, Full Pro 700 auto guide, hi cap. hyd. pump, 360 HID lites $179,900 ‘00 CIH MX240, 3900 hrs. ......................................................................................................................................................COMING IN ‘13 CIH Magnum 235, 337 hrs., susp. Lux. cab, Full Pro 700 auto guide, hi cap. hyd. pump, 360 HID lites ..........................$169,900 ‘09 CIH Magnum 245, 770 hrs. ................................................................................................................................................$139,900 ‘13 CIH Puma 145, 258 hrs., powershift, CIH loader................................................................................................................$119,900 ‘12 CIH Puma 160, 300 hrs., CVT trans., L765 loader, susp. axle ..........................................................................................$135,800 CIH 685, cab & loader..................................................................................................................................................................$13,900 ‘78 IH 986, 7631 hrs., 18.4x38 w/duals ......................................................................................................................................$13,500

USED COMBINES 5 Years Interest Waiver Available Thru Case Credit* • Call For Details ‘14 CIH 7230, duals, HID lites, Lux. cab, cross auger shut off..........................................................................................................CALL ‘13 CIH 9230, 323 sep. hrs., track drive, RWA, HID lites ..........................................................................................................$369,900 ‘12 CIH 9230, 734 eng./590 sep. hrs., track drive, RWA, HID lites............................................................................................$315,500 ‘11 CIH 7120, 579 sep. hrs., duals, HID lites, Lux. cab ............................................................................................................$239,900 ‘06 CIH 8010, 1223 sep. hrs., duals..........................................................................................................................................$129,900 ‘08 CIH 8010, 1150 sep. hrs., duals..........................................................................................................................................$149,900 ‘02 CIH 2388, 2074 sep. hrs., duals, RWA ..................................................................................................................................$79,000 ‘98 CIH 2388, 2569 eng./1764 sep. hrs., duals ..........................................................................................................................$66,000 ‘13 CIH 2608, 8R30” chopping cornhead....................................................................................................................................$69,500 ‘13 CIH 2608, 8R30” chopping cornhead....................................................................................................................................$69,500 ‘13 CIH 3408, New 8R30” cornhead ............................................................................................................................................JUST IN ‘12 CIH 3408, 8R30” cornhead....................................................................................................................................................$44,900 ‘89 CIH 1083, 8R30”......................................................................................................................................................................$7,900 ‘10 CIH 2020, 25’ platform w/Crary air reel................................................................................................................................$26,800 ‘05 CIH 1020, 30’, 3” knife, rock guard ......................................................................................................................................$13,900 ‘04 CIH 1020, 30’, 3” knife, rock guard ......................................................................................................................................$12,900

I-35 & Highway 60 West • Faribault, MN • 507-334-2233 CNH Capital’s Commercial Revolving Account provides financial assistance for parts and service when you need it, keeping your equipment running as its best with the quality parts and service you’ve come to expect from Case IH. Contact your local dealer or visit www.cnhcapital.com today for details. ©2014 CNH Capital America LLC. All rights reserved. CNH Capital and Case IH are registered trademarks of CNH America LLC. Printed in the USA.

‘11 Case 580N, 4x4, cab, Ext.-Hoe, 277 hrs. ......$65,500

Herb

www.matejcek.com

Paul

Blake


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