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Getting Divorced When You Own a Farm: Special Considerations

If you’re one of Minnesota’s nearly 80,000 farmers, you face unique joys and challenges in all aspects of life — including marriage and divorce. While there’s no such thing as an easy divorce, the process can be particularly complicated when … Continue reading

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Bill Would Allow Farm Bureau to Offer Non-ACA Compliant Health Benefit Plans

Last fall, we wrote about the health care crisis facing many Iowa farmers and other small business owners. Many of those with incomes above 400 percent of the federal poverty limit faced 2018 health care insurance premiums surpassing $30,000 per … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Takes Expansive View of the Definition of the Term “Mining,” Holding Wind Farm Project Needs Permit Prior to Commencement of Excavation in Tribal Mineral Estate

United States of America v. Osage Wind, LLC et al., 871 F.3d 1078 2017 WL 4109940 (10th Cir. Sept. 18, 2017). Causing heartburn for project applicants developing on tribal land, the Tenth Circuit reversed the District Court for the Northern District … Continue reading

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State Farm Insurance Claim Process and Outcomes

State Farm Insurance is at the forefront of using computerized claims processing to reduce the value of claims paid out to accident victims. Allstate pioneered the use of a computer program known as Colossus to drive downward settlement offers submitted … Continue reading

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As Mania Mounts, Investors Bet The Farm On Bitcoin

Reminiscent of the dot-com boom and bust of 20 years ago, investors are piling into Bitcoin. Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency, has soared in value, starting this year at $1,000 and will likely hit $20,000 in the very near future. In fact, Bitcoin is now in the … Continue reading

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