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Catch Recordings of American Federal Live at Big Iron

Six happy bankers standing in a sugar beet fieldYou can view recordings of American Federal Bank livestreaming on Facebook during Big Iron at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo. Big Iron is the largest annual farm show in the upper Midwest.

Follow American Federal all three days of the show — Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, September 12-14.

Catch American Federal Bankers and their farm clients discussing these interesting farm-related topics:


  • TuesdayCraig Olson, a partner in J & C Olson Farm and a third generation farmer from Colfax, North Dakota, with American Federal Market President Roger Erbes. Topic: Capital Expansion, when is the best time and how do you plan for future growth of the farm?  They also will discuss tools considered for a major expansion project.
  • Wednesday – Ben Askegaard, a fifth generation farmer from the Comstock, Minnesota area, with American Federal Regional Market President Don Abarr. Ben works at Peterson Farms Seed, Kindred, North Dakota.  TopicSuccession Planning – How to Transfer your Farm to the Next Generation.
  • Thursday – Kevin Fire, owner of Fire Audiology and Hearing Center, Grand Forks, North Dakota, with Market President John Schumacher. Topic: Preventing Hearing Loss on the Farm.
  • Thursday – Jason Topp, a fourth generation farmer and rancher, T-T Ranch, Grace City, North Dakota, with American Federal Regional Market President Don Abarr. Topic: Performance Management Benchmarks and utilization for making strategic decisions.

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