By Lindsay Humphrey 06/03/22

What You Need To Know About Indiana Senate Bill 388

Introduced in late January by Senate authors Mark Messmer, James Tomes, and Jean Leising, Indiana Senate Bill 388 covers a lot of ground; roughly 320 acres at a time to be exact. Governor Holcomb...

By Nolan Sampson 05/23/22

From The Driver's Seat: Spring Planting Update

We are all sharing the roads with some large farm equipment these days, but have you ever wondered what it looked like from the driver's seat of a crop sprayer? Take a ride with Nolan as he rides...

By Lindsay Humphrey 04/08/22

Measuring carbon: An expanding market for farmers?

Greenhouse gas emissions are a hot topic for any industry, but it seems like agriculture gets hit especially hard. However, an emerging industry could be creating a lucrative revenue source for crop...

By Lindsay Humphrey 04/01/22

Spring Real Estate Sales Show High Demand For Farmland.

Halderman Vice President Pat Karst gives an update on the real estate market following the first three months of 2022.

By Lindsay Humphrey 03/14/22

NRCS Programs for Dummies - Part 2

If you have yet to see the benefit of USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) programs for your farm or operation, then this post is for you. And if you don’t have a clue where to start...

By Lindsay Humphrey 03/08/22

NRCS Programs for Landowners/Farmers - Part 1

In a broad sense, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) provides landowners, farmers, and ranchers with two categories of conservation programs: working lands and easements. This post...

By Lindsay Humphrey 02/13/22

Biofuel keeps the ag world going ‘round

The Clean Air Act (CAA) was the first stab the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took at limiting consumption of fossil fuel-generated energy?. This was later revised under the Energy Policy Act...

By Lindsay Humphrey 01/15/22

Is the fertilizer industry following in the footsteps of meat packers?

If you’re even remotely involved in the agricultural industry, or simply a carnivore, then you’ve likely seen how cattle producers are pushing back against the packing industry. The problem? More...

By Lindsay Humphrey 12/19/21

Tax Changes Coming Down the Pike

If an average American farmer liquidated every asset o, and acquired debt simply vanished, they would easily hang among the ranks of Elon Musk and Bill Gates. That might be a stretch, but you can...

By Lindsay Humphrey 12/05/21

It’s a seller’s market and we’re all just livin’ in it.

Halderman Vice President Pat Karst gives an update on the real estate market following the fall quarter.