TransFARMation: Seeking Compromise Between the Farmer and the Lender

Mary Nell Preisler has been involved in the Minnesota Farmer-Lender Mediation Program since the farm crisis of the 1980s and now serves as the statewide coordinator. A farmer in debt has the opportunity to renegotiate, restructure or resolve debt through mediation. “It seems to me that sometimes people are just paralyzed; they don’t know which way to turn.” As a neutral party, the mediator can facilitate open communication and help resolve financial differences.
Learn more in the latest edition of TransFARMation.

Krause Reelected to MN Dry Bean Council

Norman Krause of Nisswa, Minnesota was reelected to serve a three-year term on the Minnesota Dry Bean Research & Promotion Council. Krause has served as a director on the Council for nine years and also chairs the Northarvest Bean Growers Association research committee.