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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06/25/2015

ONE OF MISSOURI’S BEST KEPT SECRETS!!!!! YOU NEED TO BUY A WATERFRONT PROPERTY AT BIG LAKE AND HERE’S THE FIRST REASON! I’ve been in and around Big Lake since the summer of 1955.  I grew up there on the weekends in the summer; swam, boated, and water skied, but I never did much fishing.  To […]

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1/27/2015

We’re currently working to sell a nice starter farm not far from Conception Junction, MO. Its got 157 total acres, including approx. 85 acres of row crop, and 25 acres of really nice pasture, half of which could be easily put into production of row crop. Its priced to sell, under the market for a […]

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