Vote every day now through June 16! Morgan County Fairgrounds is in the running to receive a grant from Grinnell Mutual Insurance that would help replace rotting posts on the cattle barn. Some of the posts have already rotted through and have required makeshift supports. Help keep 4-H members and their cattle safe by voting […]
If your job requires a lot of windshield time, check out Luke Worrell’s article on the REALTORS® Land Institute’s blog about how to achieve greater efficiency while working from the road. Luke recently co-hosted a teleconference for fellow Accredited Land Consultants in which he shared tips on how to increase productivity when your […]
Give our Spring 2016 Newsletter read! Topics include a summary of the 2016 Land Values and Lease Trends book published by the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, County ARC payment information, farm transitional planning tips and the importance of pursuing professional growth.
The Illinois Farm & Land Chapter of the REALTORS® Land Institute (RLI) proudly accepted the Outstanding Chapter Award from the RLI at an awards ceremony in Dallas, Texas on March 11, 2016 during the National Land Conference. The Outstanding Chapter Award recognizes one REALTORS® Land Institute chapter that has demonstrated excellence and creativity in the […]
In celebration of The Agriculture Council of America’s National Agriculture Day which will be recognized in various ways across the nation on March 15, 2016, Worrell Land Services is offering a special gift for area farmers and landowners. From March 14 through 18, farmers and landowners who stop by Worrell Land Services’ offices located at […]
Luke Worrell has recently returned from the 88th Annual Meeting and Conference of the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers which was held in Springfield. Worrell was among 150 Society members who attended the two-day event. Presentations at the program included those given by State Senator Sam McCann, IL 50th District; Dr. […]
As a result of a recent legislative change, the 2015 assessed values for all cropland soils increased at a rate that is either higher or lower than the anticipated 10% change from last year’s values. The amount of change will depend on the soil type. Poorer soils saw a higher than 10% increase while better […]
Do you have a transition plan in place for your farm business? When you decide that the time has come to pass your land asset down to the next generation, what steps do you need to take to reduce the financial risk? What if your plan doesn’t include keeping the land in the family – […]
Give our Winter 2015 Newsletter a read! Featuring Allan Worrell’s 2015 Ag Year in Review, 2016 land market predictions from five ag-industry professionals and discussion around the impact global issues may play on local grain marketing in 2016.
The “Waters of the U.S.” or “WOTUS” rule has been a hot button topic from inception. That didn’t change in early October when the saga took yet another twist. The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals blocked implementation of the controversial rule until legal action can be resolved regarding its language and expansiveness. This decision […]