April 22nd, 2016

Low commodity prices have done a pretty good job of depressing buying activity on farmland right now.  I have heard several comments like “I want to buy a farm, but I think I’ll wait a while; land is going to get cheaper”.  If you’re one of those folks, maybe you better think a little harder.  […]

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April 6th, 2016

Farming is a high-risk, low-return business most of the time. This year, based on current commodity prices, we’re in for one of those marginal years. Barnes Realty does lots of farm management and this was probably the most difficult spring I’ve seen in a long time.  For the first time in several years farmers were not […]

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