For most Midwestern farms, grain production takes center stage in maximizing farm income.  However, for some farms another source of income lies in the shadow of annual crop production. Although woodlands can contribute marginal income through leasing hunting rights to others, they can provide significant income from timber harvests.  Since these harvests usually are spread […]

The Marion Ivy Tech campus held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday for the new Brickley Land Laboratory located just off Interstate 69 at State Road 18. The land was donated by Dr. Harry Brickley to be a student run test plot for students in the Ivy Tech Agriculture program.  Ivy Tech Agriculture Chair Tom Daugherty […]

Throughout the Midwest farmland values experienced a very stable market in 2017.  Many studies show either a slight increase or slight decrease, say plus or minus 1%.  This includes the Corn Belt from Colorado through Ohio.   Did you know that Halderman Real Estate’s sales results show an uptrend of nearly 8% throughout 2017? This is […]

Congratulations Larry Smith for 40 years with the Halderman Family. Larry marked this day by handling his 3rd generation real estate closing.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Michael McBride, formerly of Straughn, recently served on the charity auction team for Community Health Network’s “Giving Gig 2018.”  More than 1,000 donors from across Central Indiana gathered to support cancer patients in financial need.  As a result, more than $1.7 million was raised to directly benefit patients through vouchers for nutritious […]

Our ongoing community Ag Update seminar series takes us to the Bartholomew County Fairgrounds in Columbus, IN.  Michael Langemeier will be speaking on “Crop Net Return “Prospects”.  Michael is a Purdue Extension Agricultural Economics Specialist for Commercial Agriculture.  Howard Halderman will be presenting “Land Value and Lease Trends”.  Howard is the President, Halderman Real Estate […]

Join us to celebrate Ralph and Greg Dawes with Liberty Acres Dairy Farms on being nominated as Family Farm of the Year at the annual Salute to Ag Dinner!  Click to RSVP

This winter we have been presenting to landowners, lenders and other interested parties about land values and rental trends throughout Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.  One of the points we make is that the market remained stable from 2016, through all of 2017 and into this year.  It is a stable market, however we see wide […]

Ivy Tech kicked off their free seminar series on agriculture in their Peru site auditorium on Tuesday evening, exploring trends in farmland values.  To read more:

When clients list and sell their farms with Halderman Real Estate Services one of the benefits they receive is knowing the depth and reach of the marketing plan for their farm in detail at the time the listing is signed. Our Area Representatives collaborate with our award-winning marketing department to develop a detailed marketing plan […]