First Mid Ag Services News

  1. Ross Albert discusses Illinois farmland taxes

    April 1, 2019

    On April 1, 2019, Ross Albert contributed an article in Prairie Farmer discussing how to understand farmland property taxes.  For the full article please use the link below. How complicated are Illinois farmland taxes? DISCLAIMER: By clicking the links above, you will leave the First Mid Ag Services website. The following pages are not in any […]


  2. Illinois Farmland Values, Lease Rates Holding Steady

    March 25, 2019

  3. Dave Klein recognized as a 2018 RLI APEX Top 20 National Producer

    March 25, 2019

  4. Dave Klein discusses land values and lease trends

    March 22, 2019

    On March 13, 2019, Dave Klein contributed an article in Prairie Farmer discussing the latest summary on Land Values and Least Trends courtesy of the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, the Realtors Land Institute and the University of Illinois.  For the full article please use the link below. Farmland values continue […]


  5. Ross Albert Wins “Workhorse Award”

    February 15, 2019

    During the annual meeting of the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ISPFMRA), Ross Albert was presented the “Workhorse Award”.  The award acknowledges Albert’s continuing commitment of providing information to the public and promoting the mission of the ISPFMRA.  The link below provides the full article. Albert Wins “Workhorse Award” DISCLAIMER: By clicking […]


  6. Ross Albert discusses Location rules in winter land sales

    February 15, 2019

    On February 14, 2019, Ross Albert collaborated with Dale Kellerman for an article in Prairie Farmer discussing how location as driven land sale results over the winter season.  For the full article please use the link below. Location rules in winter land sales DISCLAIMER: By clicking the links above, you will leave the First Mid Ag […]


  7. Soy Capital Ag Services becomes First Mid Ag Services

    January 4, 2019

    Beginning January 1, 2019, Soy Capital Ag Services changed to operate as First Mid Ag Services, A Division of First Mid Wealth Management Company.  On November 15, 2018, First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMBH) completed the acquisition of our parent company SCB Bancorp, Inc.  As a result of this acquisition, on January 1st, our department will […]


  8. 3 Investment Options for Landowners

    January 2, 2019

    On January 2, 2019, Ross Albert wrote an article for Prairie Farmer looking at different investment options for landowners.  For the full article please click the link below. 3 investment options for landowners DISCLAIMER: By clicking the links above, you will leave the First Mid Ag Services website. The following pages are not in any way […]


  9. 2018 Agronomic Research Plots

    September 17, 2018

    As harvest hits full stride, members of the Soy Capital Ag Services team are busy collecting plot data.  Our independent testing across multiple locations help give valuable insight into seed selection decisions for 2019.  For the most up to date information please visit the link below, or the seed testing portion of the website located […]


  10. 2018 Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers Mid-Year Survey Released

    August 29, 2018

    (Boone, IA, August 29, 2018) – Prices paid for Illinois farmland continued the “slightly lower” trend according to the Mid-Year Snapshot Survey completed by the Illinois Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers. The survey results were released today at the 2018 Farm Progress Show held here this week. “In the first half of the […]