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A rural Baldwin, Wis. commercial property may hold the future for agriculture.

Just outside of town is the building site for the new "Future Farm Food and Fuel" facility, a business partner with the Emerald and Baldwin Dairy operations.


Steve Meyer, director of operations, has been working on the idea for the new facility for about two years. Progress has slowed in recent months, as investors scramble to find the financing needed to get the project completed.

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Jeff Holmquist
Jeff Holmquist has been managing editor of the New Richmond News since 2004. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and business administration from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He has previously worked as editor in Wadena, Minn.; Detroit Lakes, Minn.; Hutchinson, Minn.; and Bloomington, Minn. He also was previously owner of the Osceola Sun, Stillwater Courier and Scandia Messenger along with his wife. Together they previously founded and published The Old Times newspaper for antiques and collectibles collectors; and Up!, a Christian magazine of hope and encouragement.
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