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  1. 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 […]

  2. Brian Thompson visits about meeting landowner goals

    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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. Yields down in top corn-producing county

    September 23, 2019

    On September 16, 2019, Ross Perkins contributed an article to AgriNews discussing the recent yield survey First Mid Ag Services took of McLean County.  For the full article please use the link below. Yields down in top corn-producing county DISCLAIMER: By clicking the links above, you will leave the First Mid Ag Services website. The following […]

  8. 2019 Mid Year Land Values Survey

    September 4, 2019

    New release embargoed until 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 28 Illinois Farmland Values Remain Only Slightly Changed “Static” is likely the best way to describe what is happening with prices being paid for Illinois farmland when comparing sales activities from January 1 through the end of July this year. This is according to the annual […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. Illinois Farmland Values, Lease Rates Holding Steady

    March 25, 2019