Farm Family Business: Legal Advice Keeps Land in Families – DTN Nov 9, 2021

🕔Nov 9, 2021
Addressing some of the nation’s top agricultural attorneys, USDA General Counsel Janie Hipp challenged ag lawyers to help farmers and ranchers stay on the land and in business with the […]

Farm Business: Debt Financing and Timing Farmland Purchases Sep 25, 2021

🕔Sep 25, 2021
Farmland returns have averaged around 10%, particularly when holding periods exceed 20 years. Even given this 10% average return, financing farmland is difficult because capital gains make up a large […]

Farmland: Sellers In The Driver’s Seat – DTN Nov 4, 2020

🕔Nov 4, 2020
Times may be changing, but farmland values have taken scant notice. They continue to hold steady, underpinning an agricultural economy that has had more than its share of bumps during […]

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 […]

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