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.

By Abby Chapman 12/02/21


An eager crowd gathered into the Hamilton County Fairgrounds on November 23 in anticipation and interest of a large block of farmland divided into 6 tracts located near Noblesville in northern...

By Lindsay Humphrey 11/07/21

Be the Voice of Agriculture

The name Orion Samuelson has been coupled with the title “the voice of agriculture” for the last 60 years. The winds are changing as Samuelson retired from WGN Radio out of Chicago, Illinois, in late...

By Nolan Sampson 10/22/21

Food Prices At 10 Year High

Food prices reached a 10-year high, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). As measured by the FAO Food Price Index, which tracks the monthly change in...

By Chris Peacock 10/07/21

Farmer Harvest Stress

Farm life can have more than its share of stress, as many of you are well-aware. The current wet weather delays interspersed with equipment break-downs during favorable weather conditions add to that...

By Halderman 09/03/21

When and How to Scout for Your Next Land Purchase

If someone tells you to never look a gift horse in the mouth, then that’s exactly what you should do. The same holds true when making your next land purchase. No stone should be left unturned when...

By Andrew Eames 08/27/21

Are you Getting Full Use Out Of Your Drone?

For appraisal and farm management businesses that are also involved in real estate brokerage, the value of aerial photography and video can be hard to overstate. Howard Halderman, AFM, owner...

By Nolan Sampson 08/12/21

What Does Farming Look Like In Minnesota?

Nolan talks with Joseph Atha on topics ranging from how the farmers are dealing with a severe drought to trade agreements with overseas buyers.

By Chris Peacock 06/09/21

Farmers tend to Feel More Stress Than People In Other Occupations.

The text I received was a shock. It stated that a local farmer had passed away this morning...” When I was told that he had taken his own life, I hurt for his family and loved ones and the pain that...

By Nolan Sampson 06/03/21

Take A Closer Look At Irrigation

Having an irrigation system is a helpful tool when battling dry growing conditions. In part 2 of Nolan's series on Northwest Agronomy he takes us on a behind-the-scenes tour of how an irrigator works.