Ryan J. Wieman to Lead Breakout Session on Land and Equipment Values

According to the USDA, net farm income (a broad measure of profits) is forecast to increase $4.0 billion (4.8 percent) to $88.0 billion in 2019, after increasing in both 2017 and 2018. How will this market shift impact the values of land and farm equipment, and producers’ buying behavior? Ryan J. Wieman of Wieman Land […]

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First Dakota National Bank’s Larry Ness to be Recognized at SDSU Hobo Days Celebration

Larry Ness of First Dakota National Bank – Yankton is set to be recognized for his philanthropic endeavors this weekend at the South Dakota State University Hobo Days Celebration. Ness, a Sinai native and a 1963 Brookings High School graduate, earned a degree in economics, is chief executive officer of First Dakota National Bank and […]

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Mike Sonne to Present on Risk Management at Eye on Agriculture

We are excited to have Mike Sonne of Swenson Investments and Commodities lead one of our breakout sessions at our upcoming fall conference Eye on Agriculture (register here!). Sonne will be presenting “Why it is Important for Bankers to Understand Risk Management”. Mike Sonne holds a finance degree from Dakota State University (’05) and a […]

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André G. Herrera of Hypur, Inc. to Present on Financial Considerations of Hemp and Cannabis Banking

Cannabis banking is a hot and controversial topic in the banking industry. André Herrera of Hypur, Inc. will be joining our fall conference to discuss the financial considerations of hemp and cannabis banking. André is Chief Compliance Officer at Hypur, Inc. where he leads Hypur’s collaboration with financial institutions on compliance and regulatory issues. Previously, he […]

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Darren and Brian Hefty Presenting at Eye on Agriculture

We are excited to announce Baltic natives, philanthropists, agronomists and entrepreneurs Darren and Brian Hefty will be sharing their time and agriculture expertise with us at our 2019 directors and management conference, Eye on Agriculture! Darren and Brian Hefty are the hosts of Ag PhD TV, which has been bringing agronomic information to farmers for […]

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Leveraging Customer Data for Growth

A recent survey revealed that 57% of banks say internal silos are their biggest obstacles to big data success.  Sharing customer data across departments and even across marketing channels can be challenging, but the benefits are worth it. Your bank may not be leveraging retail customer data to its’ full potential, but the good news […]

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