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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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Hertz Farmland Market Update-December 2017

An overview of the Midwest farmland market and the factors that are having an impact on land prices.

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December 2017 Wallace’s Farmer “MarketPlace Extra”

With fall harvest now essentially complete, strong yield results appear to be supporting stable to slightly higher Iowa farmland values.  

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Professional Assistance for Land Divisions

John Wall
Appraiser
Hertz Appraisal Services
217-762-9881

As generations go by, the ownership of farmland may become held by a growing number of family members. 

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November 2017 Wallace’s Farmer “MarketPlace Extra”

As fall harvest 2017 rolls along, the Iowa farmland market continues to show signs of stability, and some slight price improvement in areas.  Early harvest yield reports have been supportive to upcoming land sales.  

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