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USDA: Farm Income Forecast – Most Row Crop Receipts Decline, But Profits Stable

USDA: Farm Income Forecast – Most Row Crop Receipts Decline, But Profits Stable

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 30, 2017

After 3 consecutive years of decline, farm sector profits are forecast to be relatively stable in 2017. Net farm income, a broader measure of profits, is forecast to increase $1.7 billion (2.7 percent) from 2016 to $63.2 billion in 2017

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2017 Average Farm Land Rent and Labor Rates

2017 Average Farm Land Rent and Labor Rates

👤By Doug Mayo, University of Florida Extension County Director 🕔Nov 17, 2017

Some of the most challenging conversations, in almost any relationship, are the ones about money.  This is certainly true as farmers and landowners negotiate lease agreements, or managers and workers negotiate salaries for the year ahead. It can be pretty

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Illinois Farmland: Cash Rent Based on Land Productivity Index

Illinois Farmland: Cash Rent Based on Land Productivity Index

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Nov 8, 2017

Individuals often desire to arrive at an average cash rent given a farm’s inherent productivity. Herein, a method is presented for determining a 2017 benchmark rent based on that parcel’s productivity index. Given the variability in rents, a parcel’s actual

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Michigan: Sound Cash Rental Decisions for Landowners

Michigan: Sound Cash Rental Decisions for Landowners

👤By George Silva, Michigan State University Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 20, 2017

What would be the cash rental rate for my farmland? This is a frequent question from landowners who call the Michigan State University Extension county offices for a quick answer. Different agencies carry out yearly surveys and estimated dollar figures are published.

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USDA Statistics: Accuracy Lacking on Cash Rents and Crop Estimates, Study Says – DTN

USDA Statistics: Accuracy Lacking on Cash Rents and Crop Estimates, Study Says – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Oct 13, 2017

The National Academy of Sciences wants USDA’s lead statistical agency to develop new systems for gathering information for crop reports and other surveys. In a report released Wednesday, the National Academy highlighted that the National Agricultural Statistics Service could make

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Farmland: It’s Time for NASS to Change Method for Compiling Crop, Cash Rent Estimates – Study

Farmland: It’s Time for NASS to Change Method for Compiling Crop, Cash Rent Estimates – Study

👤From a Press Release 🕔Oct 11, 2017

Producing more precise county-level estimates of crops and farmland cash rents will require integrating multiple data sources using model-based predictions that are more transparent and reproducible, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The

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South Dakota: Cash Rents Under Pressure – 7 Factors for Landowners to Consider

South Dakota: Cash Rents Under Pressure – 7 Factors for Landowners to Consider

👤By Jack Davis and Shannon Sand, South Dakota State University Extension Specialists 🕔Oct 4, 2017

Cash rents are under pressure as farm incomes continue to decrease. This leads to the question, “How do I determine a fair cash rent for my farm?” The expected return from producing crops on a farm parcel is the overriding

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Illinois: Making 2018 Cash Rent Decisions

Illinois: Making 2018 Cash Rent Decisions

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Oct 4, 2017

Much of the cash rent data for making 2018 cash rental decisions is now available. Data include 2017 county and state cash rents as reported by the National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) and actual 2017 and projected 2018 cash rents

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Midwest Cash Rents Under Pressure; Margins are Getting Tighter – DTN

👤By Elizabeth Williams, DTN Special Correspondent 🕔Sep 28, 2017

As with politics, all cash rents are local. However, the general consensus around the Midwest is farm profit margins are still tight and pressure is on cash rents. The determining factor of how much to adjust cash rent for next

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Farmland Values: 2017 Iowa Land Survey; NASS Cash Rent County Estimates

Farmland Values: 2017 Iowa Land Survey; NASS Cash Rent County Estimates

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Sep 18, 2017

Iowa Farmland Values Donnelle Eller reported on the front page of Friday’s Des Moines Register that, “After three years of decline, Iowa farmland values bumped nearly 3 percent higher this year, but experts say it’s unlikely a signal the ag downturn has

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