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Brandenburg Farms

Cerro Gordo, Illinois

Brandenburg Farms is family-owned and family-operated grain farm. We work with landowners & farm managers with farm ground in Piatt County, Moultrie County & Macon County in central Illinois. Our philosophy is simple. We want to earn your trust to farm, protect, and improve your agricultural land investment. We want to farm your available farm ground.

The Field Report

The latest news from Brandenburg Farms

It Was A Good Year

Trent Brandenburg has completed his harvest. His 2022 corn and soybean crops are “in the bin”. Asked how he would rate the crop year, Trent thought a bit and said, “It was a good year.” Trent has concerns during the long drought in May and early June, but the rains came in time to give him a crop to sell. The harvest weather was better than usual. Fall rains are filling in the subsoil dryness that has persisted so long in east central Illinois. The quality soils in his fields and improved genetics in his seed purchases have helped him overcome the challenge of a dry May and June.

Trent plans no major changes for next year. The price increases for diesel fuel and seed and crop protection inputs have squeezed his bottom line, he admits, but the recent strong grain markets have ameliorated the squeeze. The Brandenburgs wish you all a Merry Christmas!!

December 5, 2022|

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Using the latest computer-aided decision-making and current best-practice farming techniques, Brandenburg Farms can help you earn the best operating return on your farmland investment now, while respecting and protecting your investment to maintain quality and yield performance in the future. As a Brandenburg Farms landowner, you receive comprehensive annual reporting to track improvements, input costs, yields, operating return, and investment appreciation.

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  • Cash Rent
  • Risk Sharing – Flexible Cash Lease
  • Leased land from 1031 Exchanges
  • Custom Farming
  • Corn / Soy Beans / Seed Beans
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