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By Eric Sarff, President Demand for farmland at the end of 2021 was at a fever pitch and the number of buyers in the market far outweighed the number of available farms in nearly every region. Coming into 2022 many predicted that we would continue to see strong demand for the farmland asset class, but [...]

The Inflation Reduction Act was signed into law on August 16th of this year and included in it is billions in funding for programs that will affect farmers. These can be broken down into two categories: financial assistance and conservation. Financial Assistance: Section 22006 of the Inflation Reduction Act provides $3.1 billion for USDA to [...]

Almost 30 years ago, for the first time ever we handed our front page article over to a guest writer. That guest writer was my dear friend Porter Martin who passed away earlier this month. In honor of my friend, we are featuring his guest article as our “Past Thoughts” in this edition. In the [...]

The decision to sell farmland can be a highly emotional one. But with land values on the rise in many areas, the discussion will be brought up at many family gatherings as the year draws to a close. Often, the idea is tough to come to a consensus on, even when the best answer seems [...]

Often, when someone who doesn’t actively farm inherits land, their first thought is, “What will I do with this?” One idea is to sell it, and Murray Wise Associates has a suite of options and ideas for ways to get top dollar at your land sale. But another potential plan can be to look at [...]

Recent upward trends in land prices have left many owners wondering if now is a good time to sell their property. That decision-making process often begins with understanding how much land is worth. But just because you heard that something sold for an astronomical amount doesn’t mean that they all will. How do you put [...]

With the real estate market as hot as it’s been recently, many landowners are looking at their portfolios and wondering if anything needs to go. Whether it’s farmland you grew up on, land you didn’t expect to inherit or an investment you made in the past, there are a few things you’ll need to know [...]

PARIS, Ky., Nov. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A&G Real Estate Partners and Murray Wise Associates LLC today announced the receivership sale of a 1.87 million-square-foot greenhouse and agricultural warehouse complex on 151 acres in Paris, Kentucky, as well as a nearby 50,000-square-foot manufacturing and warehouse facility also located in the greater Lexington market. Available separately, [...]