Mid States Farm Management Co, of Ottumwa, has been purchased by Growthland, of Marion. Growthland is a leading provider of agricultural and commercial real estate appraisals, real estate and business sales and acquisitions, farm management and swine farm management. In 2019, Growthland merged with Aspen Grove Investments and purchased Growthland Realty and Appraisal to form Continue Reading about Mid States Farm Management Purchased By Growthland
Land Values Rapidly Increase - Land values have rapidly increased in 2021. We calculated a 30 % increase in value in 2021 from our internal sales database across all qualities of land. This is consistent with other surveys and reports. This is incredible given that land tends to change value in a “stair-step” approach rather than “linear” like we have seen in 2021. At the start of 2021, there was Continue Reading about Escalation of Land Values is the Primary Headline for 2021
Morgan started with Growthland in December 2021 and she will be our new Comparable Sales Specialist. Morgan graduated from Kirkwood Community College and received her AAS Degree in Agricultural Business in 2015. Morgan grew up on a small farm in Homestead. Morgan, her husband, Trey, their son, August, and dog, Skeeter now reside in Cedar Rapids. When Morgan’s not working she enjoys hanging out Continue Reading about Congratulations to Morgan Smith for joining Growthland!
Michael started with Growthland in November 2021 and is apart of our Farm Management team. Michael comes to Growthland after a 11 year stint in the agronomy and sales industry. Michael grew up on a corn, soybean, and swine farm near Ackley, Iowa, where he remains actively engaged. Michael graduated college from Northwestern in Orange City with a degree in Agricultural Business. Michael’s Continue Reading about Growthland welcomes Michael Janssen to our team!
Branding is critical to a business. It is your identity, sets you apart from the competition and presents a memorable impression. Successful branding stems from a strong coherence between what the company’s top management seeks to accomplish, what the company’s employees know and believe, and how external stakeholders perceive the company. This recognition increases company value, provides Continue Reading about Rebranding – Why we are changing to Growthland
Agri-Management Services and Affiliates was formed in 2019 due to a merger and acquisition between three companies: Agri-Management Services, Aspen Grove Investments, and Growthland Realty and Appraisal. Due to the variety of services provided by the three companies, each name was used in the appropriate capacity for the service provided. However, after operating under these umbrellas for nearly Continue Reading about We Have A New Name!
Agri-Management Services has parties seeking existing finishers to purchase in 2021 & 2022 in Southeast Iowa Finishers must have an existing contract grower arrangement Seller can retain manure rights if desired Call our office at 319-377-1143 and ask for Ben Isaacson or Dale Kenne! Continue Reading about We have parties seeking finishers to purchase in Southeast Iowa
Agri-Management Services & Affiliates is an Iowa based appraisal business with rapid growth opportunities. We are looking for a team-oriented, motivated Certified General Appraiser who will join our rapidly growing appraisal department. This successful candidate will work in the Midwest and will be responsible for leading the continuing development of our appraisal team. This team Continue Reading about Agri-Management Services looking to hire a Certified General Appraiser
The financial system is changing so quickly that making sense of it is treacherous. Within a few months, the United States has gone from no jobs and depressed costs to widespread labor shortages and uncomfortable inflation levels. Labor One of the most common concerns we are hearing from business owners is that they would like to expand, or merely recover, but can’t find labor to get back up Continue Reading about Financial system under stress
Midwest farmland values increased 6 percent in 2020 – the largest gain since 2012 according to the Chicago Federal Reserve. The value of farmland classified as “good” increased by 4 percent in the 4th quarter alone. Iowa farmland reflected these gains and expectations are that this trend will continue. We can identify specific causes and developments to watch for in Continue Reading about Iowa Farmland Values Continue Strong