Small Farm to Big Farm – Mindset Matters – DTN Jan 2, 2020

🕔Jan 2, 2020
Overcoming obstacles in today’s ag economy, for most farmers, involves growth. But growing from a small operation to a big business is about more than acquiring land or hiring employees. […]

Too Many Farmland Leases Still Go Unwritten Dec 27, 2019

🕔Dec 27, 2019
Ahead of this year’s holiday season, we made a simple Christmas wish that all Ohio farmers have written farmland leases.  It’s an odd wish, we know.  But putting leases in […]

Illinois: Number of Farms, Farmland Acreage Changes – 2012-2017 Apr 29, 2019

🕔Apr 29, 2019
The Census of Agriculture is a national account of all U.S. farms, ranches, and operators. The Census is conducted every five years and provides valuable information on land use and […]

Texas: AgriLife Extension Offers Landowner-Oriented Ag Law Meetings Apr 9, 2019

🕔Apr 9, 2019
Own a piece of Texas? Whether it is 2 acres or 200,000 acres, landowners need to be aware of their legal responsibilities and rights. “Owning Your Piece of Texas: Agricultural […]

Flood-Damaged Cropland – Should Leases be Adjusted? Mar 29, 2019

🕔Mar 29, 2019
Where there is significant damage from flooding to cropland, should the rental rate be adjusted for 2019? The answer lies in the characteristics of the individual situation. This article provides […]

Nebraska: Farmland – Trends in Ownership, Rental Patterns Feb 5, 2019

🕔Feb 5, 2019
In Nebraska, different types of rental arrangements are used on agricultural land. These arrangements commonly include crop share, cash lease, and cash lease with flexible provisions. Crop Share: landowner receives […]

Farm Finances Stressed: Lenders Helping, But Wary – DTN Nov 19, 2018

🕔Nov 19, 2018
Cash flow is a growing problem in farm country, and nearly all of the bankers that spoke with DTN at a recent conference said there’s some part of their portfolio […]

Cash Rent: Commodity Prices Tumble – Time to Negotiate 2019 – DTN Aug 20, 2018

🕔Aug 20, 2018
Land values are holding steady despite the tumble in commodity prices, and the good news is that’s propping up equity in farm country, allowing sufficient collateral for land-owning operators to […]

Iowa Survey: Aging Farmers – Limited Land Sales Jul 2, 2018

🕔Jul 2, 2018
An Iowa State University study shows that the age of Iowa’s farmland owners continues to rise, with a record high 35 percent aged 75 years or older in 2017.   Sixty percent were […]

Texas Ag Law: Grandma’s Will – Family Feud – What is a Life Estate? May 29, 2018

🕔May 29, 2018
Vada Allen owned a 316 acre ranch in Robertson County.  Upon her death, she was survived by her son, Bobby, and three grandchildren, Annette, Allison, and Stanley.  Her will included […]

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