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!
Rebranding – Why we are changing to Growthland
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
We Have A New Name!
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!
We have parties seeking finishers to purchase in Southeast Iowa
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 looking to hire a Certified General Appraiser
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
Financial system under stress
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
Iowa Farmland Values Continue Strong
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