Land Ownership Issues
USDA News Release on Acreage Reporting
USDA has announced that they are extending the acreage reporting deadline for FSA to Friday, August 2, 1013.
Triple Net Lease – A Land Owner Option
Several months ago, Marc Reck wrote an article on the Triple Net Lease alternative to land investment and it has had a good following. This may be the answer you've been looking for if you're retiring and hoping to something with your farm or ranch
Farm Leases – CSU Economists Offer Help
Are farm leases best when set in stone? I ran across this article, “Flexibility improves farm leases” in the Ag Journal. This article is helpful to better understand farm leases and the elements that can make each lease differ.
7 Questions about the Farm Bill
I recently ran across a great article by the University of Illinois farmdocDaily in the Corn & Soybean Digest that poses "7 Questions About the Farm Bill." The Farm Bill focuses on three programs which include revenue, target price, and supplemental
Land Investment – Is it safe?
The real estate market goes in cycles much like the stock market. Highs and lows, bull and bear. The key to investment is to know when to buy and sell. The land market may be a safe investment as, no matter what, you will have something tangible to
USDA to Conduct Drought Workshops for Farmers, First Stop in Nebraska
The USDA released a blog post October 5, 2012, with a message that may be good news to struggling farmers in Colorado, Nebraska, Arkansas, and Ohio. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack wrote that the USDA will partner with other federal agencies to