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Elizabeth Williams DTN Special Correspondent
Fri Apr 4, 2014 10:46 AM CDT

INDIANOLA, Iowa (DTN) -- Sid Burkey wants to pass on to his children what his parents passed on to him -- not simply assets, but a family faith legacy in the Mennonite tradition. "The more mature you get, you look more at what really matters," said the 63-year-old livestock and crop farmer who farms with his brother, nephew and son-in-law in Seward County, Neb.

"With the ag prosperity surge in recent years, we've seen a significant growth in assets in a lot of farm operations. Now farm owners are asking, 'How do I manage my taxes; what do I do ...

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