By Emily Elfers 07/22/19

Understanding The Basics of a Farm Appraisal

When it comes to understanding the true value of farmland and associated improvements, the only accurate method is to perform an appraisal. Appraisals are the standard for establishing value across a...

By Jon Rosen 07/08/19

What You Need To Know About Family Farm Ownership

Running any kind of business with family members can be fraught with potential problems, but operating a farm where different family members have a say is uniquely difficult. Sensitive management...

By Sam Clark 06/24/19

What is Driving Farm Real Estate Trends?

Trends in farm real estate can change rapidly, and having an expert guide you through some of the variables that affect farm prices is important if you are in the market as an investor or a seller.

By Brett Salyers 06/10/19

Some Basics of Farm Leases and Farm Conservation

We recently sat down with Brett Salyers of Halderman Real Estate and Farm Management to discuss some of the basic points of farm leases. Leasing farmland requires an in-depth understanding of farm...

By Julie Matthys 05/27/19

The importance of Soil in Valuing Farm Land

Most people know that the quality of soil can have a big impact on the price of farmland, but they may not understand all the complex variables that enter into the equation. We recently explored this...

By Howard Halderman 05/17/19

News and Views

Spring 2019 - Fewer Unknowns, but still no clear direction!

By Pat Karst 05/17/19

Farm Bankruptcy Numbers - A Matter of Perspective

 

By Robert McNamara 05/13/19

Cash-flex Leases Help Farmers and Land Owners

In a recent interview with Robert McNamara of Halderman Real Estate & Farm Management, he explained the basics and some of the nuances of the cash-flex lease, a type of agreement that can benefit...

By Chris Peacock 04/29/19

The 2018 Farm Bill and the farm economy.

The new Farm Bill signed into law on December 12, 2018 generally provides some relief for beleaguered farmers who have been weathering the price volatility brought on by retaliatory foreign tariffs.

By Sam Clark 04/22/19

Are Trade Tariffs Impacting Your Farm Revenue?

The trade tariffs that were implemented last year by the current U.S. administration have taken its toll on the agricultural economy. As you are likely aware, in response to the import tariffs that...