This week we talk with Ron Zeigler, CEO of Community and Economic Development Associates (CEDA) in Chatfield, MN, about helping communities in Southeastern Minnesota with economic development and finding the workforce we need so much in Greater Minnesota.
Monthly Archives: January 2015
Talking timber, part 2
Ray Higgins of the Minnesota Timber Producers Association joins us again for Rural MN Radio to talk some more about the state’s timber industry and new developments there.
A look at a major MN industry, timber
This week we talk with Ray Higgins of the Minnesota Timber Producers Association. The timber industry not only contributes several billion dollars to the state’s economy, it also helps keep our forests healthy and sustainable for years to come. First of two parts.
Looking ahead for ag in 2015
In part 2 of our conversation with ag analyst Kent Thiesse, we talk about the coming year in ag. Things are looking good for livestock, but it could be a tough year for grain.
A look back at ag in 2014
The past year was a year of contrasts for agriculture in Minnesota, says farm management analyst Kent Thiesse. He and Jim talk about the year that was on Rural MN Radio.