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Hertz Professionals Update

An update on our new hires as well as recognition of our Hertz professionals who earned awards and accreditations. 

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January 2020 Wallace’s Farmer “MarketPlace Extra”

Think back 10 years and consider what you were doing a decade ago. Or, pause to consider what you’ll be doing a decade from now. There are all kinds of terrific possibilities! It makes me wonder what Iowa farmland will be worth a decade from now!?!

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Science-Based Trials of Rowcrops Integrated with Prairie Strips (STRIPS)

Prairie strips are a farmland conservations practice that delivers disproportionate soil, water and nutrient benefits while also increasing wildlife habitat. 

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Grain Markets: Uncertainty & Opportunities

We remain optimistic that these trade issues will be resolved which will be positive for agriculture and commodity prices.

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Winter 2019 Farmland Value Update

Some broad factors– based on location–play a huge role in determining value. And here at Hertz, we observe these broad macro-level movements, including those described below across Iowa, Illinois, and Nebraska.

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A Foundation for the Future

On Thursday, January 29, the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines worked with Hertz to help sell a 200-acre farm in Calhoun County, Iowa at public auction. The farm was a generous gift to support the charitable interests of landowners, Steve and Linda Weitz. The farm ended up selling for a grand total of $1,792,000.

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Winter blog

December 2019 Wallace’s Farmer “MarketPlace Extra”

There are some years that folks are just happy to put behind them, and 2019 is one of them. A slow and late fall harvest has represented a microcosm of the entire year. Delayed crop planting in the spring, followed by a somewhat mild summer in which crops were slow to mature, positioned the late harvest start. Then, regular rains early in harvest delayed normal late-September and October harvest progress. Not to be outdone, legit snow in late October across the Corn Belt further complicated things. It’s been a tough year, and for many, it’s not quite over yet.

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