Farmland In Perspective
On Thursday, November 29, 2012 Glaub Farm Management auctioned 220 +/- acres in Jackson County, AR that was located 1 mile east of Amagon, AR.
The American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers held their annual meeting and AgroNomics - Vision 2012 on October 29 - November 2, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The conference had many outstanding speakers on a range of farmland topics.
Denver, Colorado – October 10, 2012 - Jeffrey Hignight with Glaub Farm Management of Jonesboro, AR has recently been awarded the Accredited Farm Manager (A.F.M.) designation from the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA).
Farm Journal has a web site and annual report on succession planning. The site and report provides valuable information that can be a conversation starter for families in order to jumpstart a difficult subject most families probably avoid discussing.
The University of Illinois on their farmdoc website released an article on farm machinery capital invested over time using the Illinois Farm Business Farm Management (FBFM) Association details.
On August 3, the USDA released data pertaining to farmland values in the US.
In the last few years, marketing options with commercial grain elevators have become severely limited. We recently received a letter from one commercial grain elevator regarding marketing options at harvest.
Mark Twain is attributed with the quote, “Whiskey is for drinking; water is for fighting over.”