By Howard Halderman 02/15/21

Capital Gains Taxes – What changes mean to farmland?

As the Biden Administration begins their work and Congress is starting up one of the hotly debated issues is the potential for tax increases. The federal and state government support over the past...

By Pat Karst 02/01/21

What exactly is an appraisal?

Trying to understand the appraisal process can feel like trying to understand the IRS tax code. An appraisal is an educated opinion based on dozens of different factors that are always changing....

By Halderman 01/25/21

It’s All About CONVENIENCE!!!

An App with everything you need at your fingertips – view the latest events, access property information for upcoming listings, and more!

By Halderman 01/07/21

Pricing of agricultural commodities during COVID-19

The market for agricultural commodities is particularly interesting because of the many different forces that impact pricing. Like many aspects of life, COVID-19 has played a major role in this...

By Halderman 12/21/20

The Biden Administration and Ethanol's Uncertain Future

As a Biden administration looms, agro-centric industry planners must prepare to navigate the uncertainty of ethanol and related biofuel markets as they attempt to forecast demand. Participants in the...

By Halderman 12/11/20


Halderman Real Estate is excited to welcome back Brian Wise as a Real Estate Agent. “ We are excited to have Brian back on the team.  In his previous tenure with HRES, his organized and professional...

By Halderman 12/07/20

Government Subsidies Are Farmers' Lifelines

The farming industry is unique in that its product is constantly under great demand, is seasonal and is often affected by unpredictable factors. While farming is a successful industry, it can be...

By Howard Halderman 11/25/20

Happy Thanksgiving From The Haldermans

2020 – a year to remember, a year to forget, a year of trials, challenges and opportunities. While 20-20 describes perfect vision, 2020 was generally a difficult year for most.  Maybe you find it...

By Halderman 11/02/20

Could COVID-19 Have a Silver Lining as It Relates to Agricultural Land Value?

There is little doubt that the year 2020 presented challenges to the world not seen in recent memory. The COVID-19 pandemic reminded the human population that there exist many factors beyond the...

By Halderman 10/29/20

Don’t Let Farm Income Projections Mislead You

A cursory review of the latest data published by the USDA's Economic Research Service (ERS) seems positive: "Net farm income is forecast to increase by almost 23%," says Carrie Litkowski, Senior...