Monthly Archives: December 2018

A note from Mom | “Inheritance is a gift, not a right”

By Mike Downey, Certified Farm Succession Consultant I was recently handed a note written by Mom she wishes to have her children read one day. She opened her letter with these three statements: Inheritance is a gift, not a right It is our wish to treat all of our children fairly, but not necessarily equally […]

Iowa Farmer Today – Flex leases have benefits in volatile markets

We would like to thank the Iowa Farmer Today for asking us to contribute to this story about flexible cash rent lease arrangements. Our leasing program that is mentioned in this article is quite simple. It is a flat fee of $10 per acre that can be paid by the landowner, the producer, or this […]