FARM LIFE NEWS
Cold, Hard Facts
Mon Mar 17, 2014 11:43 AM CDT

As the 1970s rolled into the farm crisis of the 1980s, Larry Klumb enrolled in the then new economic management program by the South Dakota Center for Farm/Ranch Management at Mitchell Technical Institute (MTI). He credits the program with saving his family's operation. A generation later, along with his sons, Ben and Shannon, the Klumbs continue on with their business near Ethan, S.D.

"It's what saved us through the farm crisis," recalled Larry, whose wife, Patricia, also has helped keep the books through the decades. "My banker knew how important bookkeeping was, and ...

Quick View
  • Xtend Moves Forward USDA has issued its final environmental impact statement recommending full deregulation of Monsan...
  • Land Market What could the next year hold for land values?
  • No Agreement on Tax Extenders White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Monday said in his daily briefing that the White House woul...
  • Senior Partners - 4 At-your-service consultants help you walk through estate planning from start to finish.
  • Dow's Gutsy Decision Dow's decision to launch Enlist offers some hand-selected growers a chance to test drive new tech...
  • Congress Reaches Funding Deal The overall Agriculture Department and related agencies bill would cost $20.5 billion for fiscal ...
  • Need To Bee Accurate A news story had the wires buzzing Tuesday afternoon after a report that EPA was set to restrict ...
  • Kub's Den The Dakotas lost more than $130 million in grain revenue during the 2013-14 marketing year compar...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to improve udder quality in my herd?
Related News Stories
Kub's Den
Need To Bee Accurate
Population Potential
2015 Class Announced
Year-End Tax Panic
Revenue for Ag Infrastructure
Former GMO Critic's Change
Woodbury: Family Business Matters
View From the Cab
Rookies at Risk - 2