First Mid Ag Services News

  1. 2018 McLean County Corn Yield Estimates

    August 22, 2018

    Each year, Soy Capital Ag Services farm managers in Bloomington, IL estimate yields for McLean County.  The 2018 estimate ranks as the 3rd highest yield at 217.77 bushels per acre.  Yield estimates ranged from 156 bushels per acre to 260 bushels per acre, with 78% being over 200 bushels per acre.  Ninety percent of the […]

  2. 2018 Spring Weather Conditions Ideal for Fungal Infections in Soybeans

    June 29, 2018

    2018 Spring Weather Conditions Ideal for Fungal Infections in Soybeans By: Mark R. Smith June 21, 2018 Many growers throughout Central Illinois have begun to notice areas in soybean fields where plants are damping off. The cool, wet conditions of early to mid-April, followed by a period of above normal temperatures with both wet and/or […]

  3. Dave Klein discusses Selling the farm: Auction or list?

    April 13, 2018

    On April 11, 2018, Dave Klein wrote an article for Prairie Farmer looking at the pros and cons to either listing a farm or putting it up for auction.  For the full article please click the link below. Selling the farm: Auction or list? DISCLAIMER: By clicking the links above, you will leave the First Mid […]

  4. 2017 Farmland Values See Little Change

    March 27, 2018

    Little Change in Illinois Farmland Values – Report (Bloomington, IL, March 22) Prices being paid for high quality Illinois farmland, as well as cash rents have stayed essentially flat for the past 12 months according to the 2018 Illinois Farmland Values and Lease Trends Report released today by the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers […]