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Farm Policy: Financial Pressure on Farms Likely to Continue

Farm Policy: Financial Pressure on Farms Likely to Continue

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Mar 20, 2017

A news release last week from the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri indicated that, “The latest analysis of national and global agricultural trends from the University of Missouri indicates continued financial pressure on United

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Nebraska: Farmland Values Declined 10% Over 12 Months

Nebraska: Farmland Values Declined 10% Over 12 Months

👤By Jim Jansen, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔Mar 15, 2017

Preliminary findings from the 2017 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey conducted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln indicate that as of February 1, 2017, the weighted average farmland value declined by about 10% over the prior 12-month period to $2,805

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Farmland Taxes: Rates and Policies Vary by State

Farmland Taxes: Rates and Policies Vary by State

👤By Jennifer Ifft, Cornell University; and Todd Kuethe, University of Illinois 🕔Mar 13, 2017

All 50 U.S. states provide some form of preferential tax treatment for agricultural land. These tax policies were adopted state-by-state in response to the rapid loss of farmland associated with the rapid expansion of urban land use activities, following World

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Ag Economy Barometer: Producer Sentiment Backs Off from Jan. Peak

Ag Economy Barometer: Producer Sentiment Backs Off from Jan. Peak

👤By James Mintert, David Widmar, and Michael Langemeier, Purdue University 🕔Mar 7, 2017

Following three months of strong gains, the Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer shifted course during February, declining to a reading of 134 compared to 153 a month earlier. Although the Barometer–a measure of producer sentiment based on a monthly survey

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Farm Policy: 3 Fed, Bank Reports Show Declining Farmland Values; Tighter Credit

Farm Policy: 3 Fed, Bank Reports Show Declining Farmland Values; Tighter Credit

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Feb 13, 2017

On Thursday, the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago, St. Louis and Kansas City each released updates regarding farmland values and agricultural credit conditions from the fourth quarter of last year.   The Fed reports, which contained concerning news for farmers,

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Missouri: Tightening Profit Margins Means Farmers Must Control Costs

Missouri: Tightening Profit Margins Means Farmers Must Control Costs

👤By Linda Geist, University of Missouri 🕔Feb 1, 2017

Higher production costs and lower commodity prices mean farmers must control costs more carefully than ever, says University of Missouri Extension agricultural economist Ray Massey. Land, seed and fertilizer are the largest production costs for row crop operations. “If you

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Farmland Values – Influencers In 2017 And General Comparisons On High Quality Acreage

Farmland Values – Influencers In 2017 And General Comparisons On High Quality Acreage

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jan 12, 2017

Which way will farmland values go in 2017? Several factors are in play that will determine the direction of land values, says Randy Dickhut, senior vice president of real estate operations for Farmers National Company, a farm management and real

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Farm Policy: Upper Midwest Land Values Continue Decline

Farm Policy: Upper Midwest Land Values Continue Decline

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Jan 11, 2017

Land Values Last month, in its third-quarter 2016 Agricultural Credit Conditions Survey, the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis indicated that, “Following a trend from recent quarterly surveys, land prices and cash rents retreated from historic highs. The average value for nonirrigated

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Florida: Farmland Rent and Labor Survey Summary

Florida: Farmland Rent and Labor Survey Summary

👤By Doug Mayo, University of Florida 🕔Jan 9, 2017

Some of the most challenging conversations, in almost any relationship, are the ones about money.  This is certainly true as land owners and farmers, or managers and laborers negotiate for the year ahead. It can be pretty challenging to determine

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Ag Economists Forecast Weak Crop Prices, Farm Incomes in 2017

Ag Economists Forecast Weak Crop Prices, Farm Incomes in 2017

👤By Darrin Pack, Purdue University 🕔Dec 22, 2016

Farm incomes will likely continue to slump next year with grain prices remaining at or near their lowest levels in about a decade, according to an analysis by agricultural economists at Purdue University. U.S. agricultural exports are expected to recover

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