Soy Capital News

  1. 2018 Spring Weather Conditions Ideal for Fungal Infections in Soybeans

    June 29, 2018

    2018 Spring Weather Conditions Ideal for Fungal Infections in Soybeans By: Mark R. Smith June 21, 2018 Many growers throughout Central Illinois have begun to notice areas in soybean fields where plants are damping off. The cool, wet conditions of early to mid-April, followed by a period of above normal temperatures with both wet and/or […]


  2. Dave Klein discusses Selling the farm: Auction or list?

    April 13, 2018

    On April 11, 2018, Dave Klein wrote an article for Prairie Farmer looking at the pros and cons to either listing a farm or putting it up for auction.  For the full article please click the link below. Selling the farm: Auction or list? DISCLAIMER: By clicking the links above, you will leave the Soy Capital […]


  3. 2017 Farmland Values See Little Change

    March 27, 2018

    Little Change in Illinois Farmland Values – Report (Bloomington, IL, March 22) Prices being paid for high quality Illinois farmland, as well as cash rents have stayed essentially flat for the past 12 months according to the 2018 Illinois Farmland Values and Lease Trends Report released today by the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers […]


  4. Ross Albert discusses trends in 2017 Illinois farmland

    December 11, 2017

    Ross Albert spoke with Prairie Farmer for an article published December 11, 2017, discussing Illinois farmland trends in 2017.  For the full article please click in the link below.Where did Illinois farmland trend in 2017?DISCLAIMER: By clicking the links above, you will leave the Soy Capital Ag Services website.The following pages are not in any way […]


  5. Soy Capital Ag Services November 17th Farmland Auction Sets Woodford County, Illinois Record

    November 20, 2017

    November 17, 2017, 1:00 CT from Soy Capital Ag Services (www.soycapitalag.com)ROANOKE, IL.; November 17, 2017 – A high quality, well maintained tract of Class A farmland sold today in front of a packed Thompson Community Center crowd conducted by Soy Capital Ag Services for the Leman Family Farm. (https://www.soycapitalag.com/listing/leman-farm/).The auction of 76.802 surveyed acres between […]


  6. 2017 Soy Capital Ag Services Agronomic Research Plots

    October 6, 2017

    With the 2017 harvest well under way, the Soy Capital Ag Service’s research plots are also being harvested.  These plots provide independent testing across multiple variables to give insight for future seed selection.  For the most up to date information please visit the seed testing portion of our website located on the home page.


  7. Dave Klein Discusses Farmland Prices and Sales Activity Across Illinois

    August 28, 2017

    (Decatur IL, August 30, 2017) — Prices being paid for farmland as well as sales activity have basically flattened during the first half of 2017 with a trend tat will apparently continue for the balance of the year according to a survey done by the Illinois Society of Professional Farm managers and Rural Appraisers.  The […]


  8. 2017 McLean County Corn Yield Estimates

    August 23, 2017

    Each year, Soy Capital Ag Services farm managers in Bloomington, IL estimate yields for McLean County. 2017’s estimate ranks as the 3rd highest yield at 197.39 bushels per acre. Furthermore, yields are expected to be 25% higher than the 5 year McLean County average. The yield estimates ranged from 148 bushels per acre to 245 […]


  9. Chad Hoke Hits 30 Year Milestone with the American Society of Farm Mangers and Rural Appraisers

    June 2, 2017

    May 25, 2017, marked 30 years of membership for Chad Hoke with the American Society of Farm Mangers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA).  Hoke joined ASMFRA during his senior year of college at the University of Illinois.  The ASMFRA is an organization dedicated to providing education and network opportunities for professionals in farm management, rural and […]


  10. Spring Plot Update

    May 26, 2017

    Spring Plot UpdateIt has been a colder wetter spring than expected, making planting a challenge for some in our area.  We were fortunate to get in the field early, which allowed us to avoid a good deal of the rain and gave the plants an opportunity to root before the cold weather hit.  The in […]