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for your business! Agriculture The Spirit


A farming community on the move



October 5, 2013

We have some exciting news to share with you. We have added a commercial plow to our business to better meet your needs on your next project. Ground Works is a backhoe service and much more. We’re a full service excavation business that continually strives to meet your needs and expectations. With over 10 years of experience in the tile industry, we are confident that we can provide all your needs from tile repairs to complete system installation.

We look forward to working with you this year and for years to come! Ryan Yokiel | 507-381-5309 |

Spirit of Agriculture

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• Ag Repairs • Steel Sales • Re-bar Sales • Bearings & Chains • Hydraulic Hose, Fittings & Adaptors for Hydro Static Needs

Tom Cory

56358 165th St., Wells


• Portable Welding & Repairs Available • Machining & Welding of All Types For Your Agricultural & Business Needs

B & D Metal Works, Inc. 507-553-6388 15897 St. Hwy 22 Wells, MN 56097

Wegner Seed

Asgrow • Dekalb • Mycogen

Seed Dealers

Four generations of seed sales! Mike & Ron Wegner


America’s farmers keep us going strong! We commend you for all your efforts!

691 6th St. SE • Wells, MN

Phone: (507) 553-8118

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Amboy, MN • Phone (507) 674-3149 or Lake Crystal, MN • Phone (507)726-2446

Toll Free 1-888-DXK-TIRE (395-8473)

In the field, or on the farm . . .

call us for

FAST, EXPERIENCED tire service.

Call us today for all of your tire needs.


Driven by Innovation. Focused on Your Solutions. We’re your go-to John Deere equipment dealer and we bring you: • Top-notch service and support • Combined knowledge of highly experienced, trained people • Greater efficiency and a solutions-based approach Sales l Service l Parts 12 Locations to Serve You! • Albert Lea • Mankato • Bird Island • MN Lake • Blue Earth • Montevideo • Kiester • New Ulm

• Nicollet • Redwood Falls • Sleepy Eye • Wabasso

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Fax: 507-787-2294 Toll Free: 800-768-6506 E-mail:

50041 Hwy 109 PO Box 47 Easton, MN 56025

Protecting Your Way of Life...


SEED HEADQUARTERS To all our farmers: We appreciate your dedication, unending sacrifice, and countless labor hours put in to your work. We thank American farmers for bringing so much to the table.


Chuck Murry 52 Main Street • Easton, MN • 507-787-2480

See us for all of your future seed needs!



Scott: 507-383-1595 • Charlie: 507-525-1160 • Darin: 507-383-4672

Your one stop seed source! For All Your Ag Equipment Needs

3 years 28 years 18 years

3 years 21 years 26 years 20 years 16 years

Dealer For • HUTCHINSON Augers & Sudenga Augers • SUKUP & Hutchinson bin equipment • AIRGAS – NORTH CENTRAL • KUHN Disc Mowers & Speed Rakes • BALZER & LOFTNESS Stalk Shredders • UNIVERSAL Belt Conveyors & Batco • Local SUNCO TRASH WHIPPER Dealer • Authorized INTERSTATE BATTERY Dealer • WESTENDORF Loaders & Wagons • CRARY Wind Systems • SI Easy Cut Systems • Parts & Service for AGCO ALLIS & AGCO GLEANER Line • J & M Auger Boxes & Seed Tenders • Used Tractors & Combines

A & P Service, Inc.

16985 520th Ave. • Wells, MN 56097 (1 mile s. of the Pink School House)

(507) 553-3245

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We know farming and our farm customers

FARMERS COOPERATIVE CO. We have protected local farm families for decades. Our experienced staff works together with our farm customers to provide quality insurance and fast, local service. Call us today to experience the advantages of a local farm insurance company.

A Proud Tradition for over 65 years

Wells Insurance Agency 53 1st Street SW • Wells 507-553-6644

For all of your Ag Supply needs! N13-13 2 columns x 5 inches

We specialize in top-quality equipment to keep your operation running smoothly.

See us for all your farm equipment needs!

Strategic Technology Enhancing Production

Call us and we’ll lead you to progressive ideas, higher yields and greater profitability.

Jeff JeffAronson Aronson Roy RoyLindokken Lindokken Mark Murra Mark Murra Andy Christensen 03/13 Andy Christensen Jamisen Nielsen

1215 2nd Ave SW Wells, MN (507)553-6544

641-566-3351 Rake, Iowa

507-525-6144 507-525-6144 507-525-2057 507-525-2057 515-538-0466 515-538-0466 641-373-1760 641-373-1760 515-975-6317

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Schroeder Accounting HAVE A SAFE AND BOUNTIFUL arol ! C e v Gi ll today a ca

Accounting for the needs of area farmers!

The friendly ag lending specialists at Frandsen Bank & Trust remind you to stay safe in the fields this fall. We have flexible financial options that are just right for you, whether it’s for equipment, operating expenses, or farm real estate.

Stop in and see us anytime! FARMER MAC APPROVED LENDER


Carol Schroeder, Enrolled Agent 6 S. Broadway, Wells


507-553-3876 ◊ 507-294-3617 (Kiester)

Start thinking about next year...

Freeborn, MN • 507-863-2296 Email:



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Weber Construction of Wells, Inc.


Agriculture is more than a business. It’s a way of life.

• Excavating • Sewer & Water • • Crushed Rock, Gravel & Sand Hauling •

Agriculture is about making things grow.

We salute the hard work of the ag industry

The feeling that you get when you look across a field at a crop you put in the ground. That’s the spirit of agriculture. We believe in agriculture. We invest in it. See Paragon Bank for your Agricultural Financing.

190 South Broadway Wells, MN 56097 507-553-6311

Agricultural Loans

Located at: 1020 2nd Ave. SW • Wells, MN Email:

Member FDIC

FALL SPECIALS Vertical Storage, Cone Bottom & Elliptical Leg Tanks on


Call or stop in today! Full Sales & Service for Grain Handling Equipment

RON’S ELECTRIC MOTOR REPAIR 1005 N. Main St., Blue Earth, MN 56013 24-Hour Emergency Service UL Listed 507-526-3060

Hwy 169 S., Mankato, MN • 1-800-722-9376 • 507-388-6295

See us for all your Fall Harvest


• Farm Tires • Car Tires • Truck Tires • Oil Changes


Ask About Our Other Tires Available!

The power of human connections

Major Credit Cards Accepted

Kaduce Tire

408 Hwy. 22 S, Mapleton, MN 56065 • (507) 524-4999

Gift Certificates Available

During this busy harvest season, please remember to look up when working around overhead power lines.

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See us for all your farm supplies • Farm Oyl • Ag Bearings • Roller Chain • Hydraulic Oil • • Grease • Tools • Hydraulic Hoses Made While You Wait • and many other farm parts & electrical supplies

Manufacturing Co., Inc. (507) 553-5256 • Wells, MN 56097 We do machining and welding repair.


We tip our shields

108 S. Broadway, Wells, MN Ph: 507-553-6377 or 1-800-657-4835

to area agricultural

is located at:

Accepted at most locations

Hours: M-F 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.; Sat. 8 a.m. - Noon Because there are no Authorized Shurco dealer unimportant parts

businesses. We also stock Praxair and Central States Airgas oxygen, acetylene and welding gases. Tank leases available. Please give us a call!

For All your electrical needs 50’ Bucket Truck Service and Underground Trenching Available

We have a healthy jolt of pride for all our area agricultural businesses Mark Warmka, Ron Erickson & Ann Jensen

Lonnie Schroeder • Owner Shop 507-787-2680 Cell 507-520-0707 24 Hour Service 507-787-2307



Neubauer Oil Company

Call and ask about our Porta-Potty Rentals For all of your septic system needs Also: Basements All Excavator Work Rock & Gravel Hauling

Call Anytime: (507) 787-2225

Specializing in Design, Installation, Inspection, Pumping, Sewer Video Camera for Inspections & Locates

Hard work and persistance are what got you where you are. We’re proud of our area farmers and Ag Businesses. 360 NE Franklin • Wells

50 3rd Street, Easton, MN


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