12:31 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Cargill to buy NorthStar Grain in Decatur

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Current NorthStar employees will likely work for Cargill. Some Cargill employees will likely move to Decatur
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
DECATUR, MI - Cargill is buying the grain storage and crop inputs assets of Northstar Grain LLC and associated properties in Decatur, according to a news release from the company. Cargill plans to invest about $3 million in upgrades to the facility -- completing the construction of a 500,000 bushel storage bin and increasing the capability to ship 75-car unit trains.
Farm bankruptcies
10:03 am
Tue March 19, 2013

Decatur farm bankruptcy serves as warning about rising prices

Blueberry farm in Saugatuck Township - file photo
Credit The Associated Press

A new report calls the bankruptcy of Stamp Farms in Decatur (Mlive Kalamazoo story) a warning about rising prices for farmland and rising debt. 

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