Flood-Damaged Cropland – Should Leases be Adjusted?

🕔Mar 29, 2019Where there is significant damage from flooding to cropland, should the rental rate be adjusted for 2019? The answer lies in the characteristics of the individual situation. This article provides […]

Farmland Values and Debt: Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska

🕔Mar 25, 2019Today’s update looks briefly at how relatively steady farmland values are impacting farm financial variables, and then discusses recent developments relating to farmland values in Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska. Background At USDA’s annual Agricultural Outlook […]

Nebraska: Average Ag Land Values Drop 3% from a Year Ago

🕔Mar 22, 2019The market value of agricultural land in Nebraska declined by 3% over the prior year to an average of $2,650 per acre, according to the 2019 Nebraska Farm Real Estate […]

Farmland Values Lower; Interest Rates Rising – Federal Reserve

🕔Feb 19, 2019Last week, the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City, and Minneapolis released updates regarding farm income, farmland values and agricultural credit conditions from the fourth quarter of 2018. Today’s […]

Farmland Values Stable For Now but Risks Linger – KC Fed Reserve

🕔Feb 15, 2019Farmland values in the Federal Reserve’s Tenth District held steady in the fourth quarter of 2018 despite risks to ongoing stability. While demand for farmland remained relatively strong across the […]

Nebraska: Farmland – Trends in Ownership, Rental Patterns

🕔Feb 5, 2019In Nebraska, different types of rental arrangements are used on agricultural land. These arrangements commonly include crop share, cash lease, and cash lease with flexible provisions. Crop Share: landowner receives […]

Ag Economy: Fed Reserve Reports Loan Repayment Decline

🕔Jan 4, 2019An update this week from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, as well as a short paper last month from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, provide insight into portions […]

Kansas: Cover Your Acres Winter Conference, Oberlin, Jan.15-16

🕔Jan 3, 2019Agricultural producers, consultants, and experts will gather for the 16th annual Cover Your Acres Winter Conference on Jan.15-16, at the Gateway Civic Center in Oberlin, Kansas. The conference is a […]

Illinois: What Could Change the 2019 Corn, Soy Return Outlook?

🕔Oct 31, 2018The outlook for 2019 corn and soybean returns is lower than returns in recent years. However, higher returns are possible under other economic and agronomic situations than those used to […]

Indiana: Crop Share Net Returns vs. 2 Flexible Cash Leases

🕔Oct 29, 2018A recent article used a case farm in west central Indiana to illustrate net returns to land derived from crop share, fixed cash rent, and flexible cash lease arrangements.  This […]

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