In this episode, Jim continues his conversation with Tim Velde, a Granite Falls-area farmer and member of the CRPD board of directors, on rural electric co-ops, including some of the history of rural electrification and some uncertainties cropping up with new policies in Washington.
Monthly Archives: September 2014
Rural electric co-ops
This week on Rural MN Radio, Jim talks with Tim Velde, a Yellow Medicine County farmer and CRPD board member, about speaking to officials in Washington about rural electric coops.
Rail safety and propane prices
This week on Rural MN Radio, Jim talks with CRPD board member and Minnesota Farm Bureau president Kevin Paap on a couple of related issues: the supply of rail cars and the supply of propane.
Are we in a farmland bubble? Part 2
This week on Rural MN Radio, Jim and Marnie continue their conversation with Andy Huneke of AgStar Financial Services. With the high land prices of the past few years and the grain prices that are now falling, Andy talks about how people can keep their heads and their money in an uncertain market.