Florida: 2019 Average Farm Rent, Labor Rates Jan 13, 2020

🕔Jan 13, 2020
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 […]

Farmers Optimistic About Future, Perception of Current Conditions Drops – Ag Barometer Jan 7, 2020

🕔Jan 7, 2020
The Ag Economy Barometer drifted sideways in December, to a reading of 150 compared to 153 in November. Although the barometer changed little in December, there was a shift in producers’ perspective […]

Iowa Farmland Value Grows 2.3% in 2019 Dec 17, 2019

🕔Dec 17, 2019
A news release Wednesday from the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach indicated that, “It’s been a difficult year […]

Iowa Farmland Values Up But No “Solid Rebound” Dec 12, 2019

🕔Dec 12, 2019
It’s been a difficult year for farmers—the planting season saw an overabundance of rain and delayed planting, the United States’ trade war with China persisted, skewing both commodity prices and […]

Ag Economy Finding New Plateau? – DTN Nov 26, 2019

🕔Nov 26, 2019
Jason Henderson, director of Purdue University Extension and former Federal Reserve economist, is tired of talking about the 1980s. “Where we’re at in the ag business cycle, it’s not the […]

Farm Credit Chief: Strong System But Rising Debt Issues – DTN Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019
Though agriculture is experiencing pressures on a number of fronts, the head of the Farm Credit Administration told federal lawmakers on Tuesday the overall credit system remains in good shape. […]

Farmland Values, Farm Incomes Decline – Federal Reserve Nov 19, 2019

🕔Nov 19, 2019
Last 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 third quarter of 2019.  And earlier […]

Farm Finances Continue to Weaken, Land Values Stable – Kansas City Fed Nov 15, 2019

🕔Nov 15, 2019
Farm credit conditions in the Federal Reserve’s Tenth District continued to deteriorate steadily in the third quarter of 2019. Despite a slight increase in the price of some agricultural commodities […]

Farmer Sentiment on Trade, Economy Improves with Harvest – Ag Barometer Nov 5, 2019

🕔Nov 5, 2019
The Ag Economy Barometer improved to a reading of 136 in October, up 15 points compared to September, which pushed the barometer back to the same level observed in October […]

Land Prices: What’s Holding Them Up Now? – DTN Oct 28, 2019

🕔Oct 28, 2019
A 67-acre tract of farmland in Sioux County, Iowa, brought $18,300 per acre at auction earlier this month. In September, Hertz Farm Management had 10 sales at $10,000 or more […]

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