The Farmland Sale-Leaseback

Farming has always been a capital-intensive business. For farmers to grow in the future, they may need to look beyond traditional sources of funding. 

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Iowa Farmland Values

David W Nebel, MAI, ARA
President|Hertz Appraisal Services
415 South 11th Street
Nevada, IA 50201
515-382-1500

Depending on your information source, you may have received conflicting information on Iowa farmland values.  Are values going down, stabilizing, or dare-we-say…going up?  

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January 2018 Wallace’s Farmer “MarketPlace Extra”

Throughout the State of Iowa, corn and soybean yields in 2017 pleasantly surprised market observers and created support for the fall-winter 2017-2018 farmland sales season.

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Cover Crops

Morgan Troendle, AFM
Real Estate Broker - IA
Waterloo, IA
Jeff Troendle, AFM
President of Farm Management

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Benefits of On-Farm Grain Storage

Cal Dickson, AFM, ALC, CCA, 
Chairman of the Hertz Farm Management 
Grain Marketing Committee 

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Building a Family Legacy

If you ask Scott Brown how he got involved in owning farmland, he’ll tell you that it all started with a blind date. While studying to become a chemical engineer at Iowa State University, Brown’s roommate set him up on a date with his now wife Nancy Brown. Brown married Nancy in 1969 and it was from there that he not only started his journey with his new wife but also his investment in farmland. 

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Farmland Value Update

Doug Hensley 
President of Real Estate Services 
Nevada, IA 

In the heart of the Corn Belt this summer, the farmland market showed signs of stabilizing. However, contrasting results from Iowa, Illinois, and Nebraska show local factors playing a role. 

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