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Elizabeth Williams DTN Special Correspondent
Fri Mar 27, 2015 06:55 AM CDT

LAKE BENTON, Minn. (DTN) -- Glenn Krog thought long and hard about what he wanted to leave after 60-plus years of farming. The single 79-year-old owned 860 contiguous acres just north of Lake Benton, Minnesota. He has been able to keep farming with the help of a hired man who has worked for him for 30 years. Neither Krog nor his employee has children.

Krog's main goals were to keep his farm together, reward his long-term employee and not let the state or federal government get any more money than necessary. Initially, he thought about giving his niece half and ...

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