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First Mid Ag Services News

  1. Midwest Farmowner Summer 2022

    August 2, 2022

    The  Midwest Farmowner Summer 2022 edition has been published.  Topics include rising farmland values bringing new challenges, farm managers contributing to educating public about agriculture, and staff accreditations.  For the full publication please us the link below. Midwest Farmowner Summer 2022


  2. Farm Manager Minute: Episode 31 Weather Update

    July 15, 2022

    In this weeks episode, Michael Bernhard from our Kankakee office discusses weather conditions and crop progress in Illinois. Farm Manager Minute: Episode 31 Weather Update DISCLAIMER: By clicking the links above, you will leave the First Mid Ag Services website. The following pages are not in any way to be considered official First Mid Ag Services […]


  3. Farm Manager Minute: Episode 30 Seed Testing Program

    June 8, 2022

    In this episode of the Farm Manager Minute, Tyler Roth from our Bloomington office discusses First Mid Ag Services seed testing program. This program provides unbiased, third party yield data for both corn and soybeans. The results can be found at www.firstmidag.com/seed-testing/. Farm Manager Minute: Episode 30 Seed Testing Program DISCLAIMER: By clicking the links above, […]


  4. First Mid Ag Services 2021 Real Estate Top Producers

    April 26, 2022

      (Bloomington, Illinois) – First Mid Ag Services, a leader in land brokerage, farmland auctions, farmland management, farmland investment, and farmland appraisal services, announced last week the recipients of their 2021 Pinnacle and Summit Farmland Real Estate Sales Award Winners, in addition to their “Producer’s Club” members for outstanding real estate activity. Designated Managing Broker […]


  5. How Long Does to Plant U.S. Corn Crop?

    April 25, 2022

    The month of April historically marks the beginning of planting season for corn across the Midwest.  Thus far in 2022, mother nature has provided cooler than normal temperatures accompanied by higher moisture levels, a combination that doesn’t bode well for field operations.  With delays seeming likely, the University of Illinois took an in depth look […]


  6. Midwest Farmowner Spring 2022

    April 1, 2022

    The latest issue of the Midwest Farmowner has been published covering topics such as navigating the auction landscape, staff updates and awards.  For the full publication please us the link below. Midwest Farmowner Spring 2022


  7. Farmland Values Continue to Climb Q1 2022

    March 24, 2022

    Farmland Values Continue to Climb Q1 2022 The Illinois Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers hosted their much anticipated annual Land Values Conference on March 17, 2022, in Bloomington, Illinois.  Results from the 10 regions across Illinois indicated farmland values were up substantially across land classes during 2021, bringing them to record high levels.  […]


  8. Justin Wheeler Receives First Mid 2021 Chairman’s Award

    January 26, 2022

    Justin Wheeler recipient of First Mid 2021 Chairman’s Award First Mid Ag Services’ Justin Wheeler has been named a recipient of the 2021 Chairman’s Award.  Joe Dively, Chairman and CEO of First Mid Bank & Trust Company presented the award to Justin in the Decatur, IL office based on peer nominations he received for his […]


  9. Farm Managers Earn Highest Professional Status

    November 12, 2021

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 12, 2021 Investor Contact: Aaron Holt VP, Shareholder Relations 217-258-0463 aholt@firstmid.com Media Contact: Laura ZuHone VP, Director of Marketing 217-258-0675 lzuhone@firstmid.com   MATTOON, IL — First Mid Ag Services, a division of First Mid Wealth Management, is pleased to announce that three farm managers have been awarded the Accredited Farm Manager […]


  10. 2021 Agronomic Research Plots

    October 6, 2021

      As harvest hits full stride, members of the First Mid Ag Services team are busy collecting plot data.  Our independent testing across multiple locations help give valuable insight into seed selection decisions for 2022.  For the most up to date information please visit the link below, or the seed testing portion of the website […]