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FIRED UP: Where farmers bring their harvest, then and now

The new South Dakota Wheat Growers facility in Andover, and a long-abandoned grain elevator in Crandall. Photos by Chris Laingen

Chris Laingen, an assistant professor of geography at Eastern Illinois University who is working on creating an updated delineation of the Corn Belt, was in South Dakota a few weeks ago and snapped these pictures on his tour. They give a bit of a perspective on how much agriculture has changed in the 123 years South Dakota has been a ... Read More »

Record earnings, growth for North Central Farmers Elevator in 2011

According to reports in the North Central Farmers Elevator’s newsletter Solutions for Your Success (October 2011), the co-op’s last fiscal year was historic, with a record-breaking $515 million in sales volume. Profits for the fiscal year were $9.055 million, before tax.  The last four months of their fiscal year saw huge volumes for the company, even with the condensed spring ... Read More »

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