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First Mid Ag Services News

  1. Introduction of The Farm Manager Minute

    August 6, 2020

    First Mid Ag Services is proud to present a new informative online series, The Farm Manager Minute.  As the name suggests, these videos will be roughly one minute long, highlighting the important details of that episode’s discussion.  Join us each week during the growing season as different farm managers from First Mid Ag Services’ six […]


  2. David Klein Recognized as Part of RLI’s 2019 APEX Producers Club

    April 6, 2020

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For additional information contact: Brian Thompson | 309-665-0959 | Bthompson@firstmid.com April 2, 2020 (Chicago, Illinois) – David Klein, with First Mid Ag Services from Bloomington, Illinois, has been recognized as a part of the 2019 APEX Producers Club by the Realtors® Land Institute as a part of the RLI APEX Production Awards […]


  3. Illinois Farmland, stable investment in uncertain times

    April 6, 2020

    Dave Klein recently spoke about the stability of Illinois farmland prices at the Illinois Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers webinar.  To see the full article published by Illinois Farm Today, click below. Illinois Farmland see as stable investment in uncertain times DISCLAIMER: By clicking the links above, you will leave the First Mid Ag […]


  4. Brian Thompson visits about meeting landowner goals

    April 6, 2020

    Brian Thompson, President of First Mid Ag Services, visited with Illinois Farmer Today and client/landowner Bill Hammitt to discuss meeting Bill’s goals.  For the full article please visit the link below. Farm owner passes landvalues to grandchildren DISCLAIMER: By clicking the links above, you will leave the First Mid Ag Services website. The following pages are […]


  5. First Mid Ag Services work adjusts for Covid-19

    March 31, 2020

    First Mid Ag Services work adjusts for Covid-19 March 30, 2020 What is First Mid Ag Services doing? As the Country and World go through the unusual event of Covid-19, our First Mid Ag Services Team would like you to know that we continue working to represent our client’s farm ownership interest. We are a […]


  6. Dave Klein discusses how Illinois Farmland Values Remain Steady, Safe Investment

    March 23, 2020

    Farmland Values Remain Steady, Safe Investment (Bloomington, IL — March 19, 2020) Illinois farmland values continue remaining at stable levels while other investment options have seen very extreme swings according to the report issued today at the Illinois Land Values Conference. The event is sponsored by the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural […]


  7. Justin Wheeler, young farm manager to young farmer: farming different from the pack

    March 13, 2020

    It’s no secret the agriculture landscape has experienced significant advancements over the last 10-20 years.  With more and more information at farmers disposal to base decisions on, it becomes challenging to set yourself apart, especially for young farmers. The most dangerous four words I hear from the younger generation are “that’s what dad did”, signifying […]


  8. Dave Klein discusses the next generation of farmland values

    November 25, 2019

    SOLD: High quality Illinois farmland is still a solid investment. “We feel may unstable here but people around the world see us as a stable place to buy land,” says David Klein, First Mid Ag Services. By Holly Spangler A lot of things peaked around 2013. Commodity prices. Net farm income. Farmland values.  Then it […]


  9. Midwest Farmowner Fall 2019

    November 5, 2019

    The latest issue of the Midwest Farmowner has been published covering topics such as enrollment for farm bill programs, Market Facilitation Program deadlines, and staff announcements.  For the full publication please us the link below. Midwest Farmowner Fall 2019


  10. Michael Bernhard discusses prevent plant

    November 5, 2019

                     2019 had one of the wettest springs on record with the worst delays for planting since records started being kept in Illinois. Farmers who have been farming for several decades have never before experienced a spring like this past one. Due to the wet weather, hundreds of […]