By Halderman 09/13/17

Which Crop Should I Plant for 2018?

Just before the 2017 harvest, some attention turns to next year’s budgets.  Preliminary thoughts and plans begin to take shape for next year’s crops.  Next year should we plant more acres in soybeans...

By Halderman 08/31/17

Women's Conservation Learning Circle

The Wabash & Miami Soil & Water Conservation Districts hosted Women4Land at the Hettmansperger Farm on August 29th.  Women4Land provides education and information to empower women to help make...

By Halderman 08/29/17

What is the State of Your Farm Lease?

Are you thinking of renegotiating your farm lease or selling your farm this year?  Indiana law mandates written termination three months before the end of an oral lease. Some states require a six...

By Halderman 08/24/17

Can I Sell My Property On My Own?

Selling your farm is a lot like designing your own home, calculating your own taxes, and preparing your own estate planning.  There are tools that can help you complete each of these, however these...

By Halderman 08/18/17

Even Well Drained Farms Could Not Handle This Kind of Continuous Rainfall.

As I wrote to my owners in July I had reflect on the fact that this is the ugliest crop I have ever seen in the Wabash/Miami counties area. We had a cold, wet spring, and then a series of 4"-5" rains...

By Halderman 08/14/17

What About the Supply of Farms For Sale?

Two weeks ago we auctioned a very nice farm, 700+ acres, in southern Wabash County, Indiana. Attendance at the auction was outstanding (200+) and there were a wide range of buyers from local farmers...

By Halderman 08/04/17

OCRA Designates Huntington County's Brickley as Indiana Site Certified Prime.

Harry Brickley, a longtime client, in the early 1980’s purchased 80 acres with the foresight that someday this land would be developed.  In the early 2000’s Harry helped fund sewer and water from...

By Halderman 07/31/17

Why Trust Halderman to Sell Your Property?

“I would like to thank Halderman Real Estate and especially representatives, Jim and Sam Clark for their dedication and hard work in making our farm sale at auction a success. We are very pleased...

By Halderman 07/28/17

New Ohio Program Helps Young Farmers.

Roughly 10 percent of small-scale farmers across the nation leave the industry every year.  This is the first sentence of  Farm World's Doug Graves article titled "New Ohio Program Helps Young...

By Halderman 07/27/17

Farm Bureau is Working to Make Changes on Ohio Farm Real Estate Taxes.

Current Agricultural Use Value (CAUV) is used to determine the taxes paid on farmland in Ohio. CAUV legislation was passed in 1974 by the state legislature in order to decrease the tax rates on...