This is the question we hear most often when someone is asking about our Farm Management services. First we become your fiduciary and represent your interests to the best of our ability! We recognize that your tenant has different goals than you do regarding the lease terms.  Naturally he represents his interests in the lease negotiations.  We represent […]

The prospects for low and/or negative margins exist for farmers in 2017.  However, many farmers have prepared themselves to handle lower margins.  Cost cutting, budget trimming, adding value-added and premium crops, and increasing the focus on marketing have all bee steps farmers have been taking recently.  Those farmers that have successfully trimmed their costs, raise […]

Howard Halderman presenting at the Ag Outlook Lunch & Learn, Columbus, IN today.  

One bill the Indiana General Assembly will consider in 2017 is House Bill 1237, which addresses changes to the Indiana Grain Indemnity Fund Cap.  The bill proposes to raise the insurance time from 12 months from delivery to 15 months.  It also requires producer notification by the state and/or the grain buyer of the changes […]


MCBRIDE HELPS RAISE $ 1.6 MILLION FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH NETWORK’S CANCER PATIENTS   INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Michael McBride, formerly of Straughn, recently served on the charity auction team for Community Health Network’s  “Giving Gig 2017.”  More than 1,000 donors from across Central Indiana gathered to support cancer patients in financial need.  As a result, more […]

Ag Seminar Focuses on Educating Indiana’s Farmers February 2, 2017 Partner Gary Chapman of Bose McKinney & Evans LLP will present during an informational agriculture seminar in Muncie on February 23, which is hosted by Halderman Real Services and Halderman Farm Management and sponsored by Old National Bank.   The Ag Seminar, which is free to attend, will be held […]

    Not your typical farmland auction Proceeds from Wednesday’s sale of donated real estate will go to the Boys and Girls Club By JESSICA WILLIAMS About eight years after the announcement was made, the idea of a generous community member is coming to fruition. In 2009, Bob Studabaker announced he would leave about 85 […]

Join us at the National Farm Machinery Show – February 15 – 18, 2017 .  The National Farm Machinery Show is the largest indoor farm show in America featuring 850 exhibitors on over 1.2 million square feet of floor space. We will be located in the West Wing booth #3077.    For more information on the National […]

Simplify the transition of your farm business to the next generation with careful preparation and planning. Stuart & Branigin LLP and Halderman Real Estate Services are co-sponsoring a Farm Succession Planning Seminar on Wednesday, February 15th. Join us for this free seminar that will cover estate planning fundamentals, estate & gift tax principles and farm […]