Busey’s farm managers do not rest on their past knowledge. They continuously build on formal education and, in many cases, their personal, Illinois agricultural backgrounds to remain completely current with agriculture. Through continuing education, industry organization memberships and research like seed plots, you can count on them to provide the answers.
Busey Ag Services is proud to partner with seed companies and some of our farm operators to test seeds. Extensive monitoring of numerous varieties over the growth cycle gives our farm managers the knowledge they need to make recommendations for appropriate seed choices for the next year on the farms we manage and beyond.
There are many indicators of farmland price trends. Continuous farm sales through Busey Farm Brokerage and hundreds of yearly appraisals mean our farm managers keep their eyes on the farmland price trends.
In addition to the daily workplace information, the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers compiles a report each spring on farmland trends of the previous year. Our farm managers are proud to carefully provide last year’s sales information to the committees. Dean Kyburz, our Department Manager, has proudly Chaired his region’s committee for the past 19 years. Our farm managers can share the ISPFMRA published results or provide you with copies of last year’s publication.
If you're interested, they can also share recent farmland ROI trends. Farmland continues to have an investment ROI that keeps pace with traditional investments and is a good choice as a piece of your overall portfolio.
With roots that trace back more than 145 years, our professional farm managers are entrusted to care and maximize value for landowners controlling a combined 100,000+ acres of prime farmland in Illinois.
With five lines of business—personal, mortgage, commercial, cash management and wealth management—working together as One Busey, we can meet all your financial needs with confidence. Customers who partner with us are rewarded with the Busey Advantage—regional capabilities and local priorities. It's a commitment that has stood the test of time.
On the personal side, Busey Bank promises to make your banking hassle free with smart personal checking and savings accounts, convenient online banking and mobile banking solutions and consumer loans. Whether you are ready to buy your first home or simply want to refinance the one you currently own, our practical home mortgages, participation in a wide range of special loan programs and in-house mortgage expertise mean your home loan is tailored to your individual needs.
From opening your first business checking account or loan to creating a strong succession plan, Busey can help you manage your growing business. Our business banking, lending and cash management solutions give you the tools you need to keep your business successful and nimble. Our participation in a wide variety of specialized programs and in-house credit expertise allow us to tailor commercial lending packages to your unique situation and make faster credit decisions. Busey knows that cash flow is the lifeblood of a business—whether you need help with receivables, payables, liquidity, fraud protection or information reporting, we can customize your cash management solution to your growing business' needs.
You've earned it. We'll grow it. Busey Wealth Management provides asset management, investment and fiduciary services to individuals, businesses and foundations. We build a team of local professionals around your needs to establish the best strategy for your situation. We work closely with you to develop a personal, comprehensive plan that will help you meet your goals and objectives through each phase of the wealth management process.