Soy Capital News

  1. Farmland Sale with Soy Capital an Educational Opportunity

    April 29, 2013

    When Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Ill., needed to sell farmland from a trust, university officials did not know much about the process. But Dan Ferris, Olivet Nazarene’s executive director of development and foundation, learned that Soy Capital Ag Services had the knowledge and experience he needed to become educated along the way. “We do not […]

  2. Crop Insurance Helps Manage Production and Price Risk

    April 22, 2013

    Corn and soybean producers have experienced rising revenues per acre in the wake of higher grain prices and better yield potential. Protecting those revenues in an industry dependent on the weather is important, and crop insurance can be an excellent, and many times necessary, choice to manage production and price risk. “Producers have many corn and […]

  3. Illinois Farmland Market Remains Strong

    April 16, 2013

    Farmland finished 2012 on solid footing, rising to record values throughout the last quarter of 2012 and into the new year. “We finished 2012 with higher highs toward year-end, and completed the first two months of 2013 averaging $12,978 across all acres sold by Soy Capital,” says David Klein, Soy Capital Ag Services managing broker and […]

  4. Farm Manager Spotlight: Kevin Hilligoss

    April 8, 2013

    Kevin Hilligoss doesn’t believe you can manage farms strictly from behind a desk. He likes to put his boots on and head into the country to see crops and clients himself. “That really is Soy Capital’s philosophy,” says Hilligoss, who recently was named vice president and regional manager for the Decatur office following Jim Flanigan’s […]

  5. Flanigan Retires as Decatur Manager, Continues as Land Broker

    April 2, 2013

    After 40 years of farm management service, Jim Flanigan has stepped aside as regional manager for Soy Capital Ag Services’ Decatur office. Kevin Hilligoss has been named his replacement. Flanigan will remain with the office as managing real estate broker. He has experience selling large and small tracts of land and timber in the southern […]