Feb winter

February 2020 Wallace’s Farmer “MarketPlace Extra”

Landowners across Iowa (and the Midwest) are busy making final arrangements for the upcoming growing season. And while there may still be snow outside your window, the green grass and smells of spring air aren’t too far off! As we were entering the new year, there was major news coming through on the pending passage of the USMCA agreement. 

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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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Jan blog

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 market

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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