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

🕔Nov 5, 2019The 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, 2019A 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 […]

Webinar: Farmland Leasing in 2020 – Oct. 25 Oct 14, 2019

🕔Oct 14, 2019Trade disruptions and wet planting weather likely lead to lower farm incomes in 2019, with prospects of continued lower incomes into 2020. In this environment we provide information useful in […]

Farmer Sentiment on Current Conditions Slips in Sept. – Ag Barometer Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019The Ag Economy Barometer dipped slightly in September to a reading of 121, down just 3 points from August, when the index stood at 124. Although the barometer’s decline was small, there […]

Iowa Farm Income Appears Higher, but Farm Values Decline Sep 25, 2019

🕔Sep 25, 2019The “2018 Iowa Farm Costs and Returns” analysis is now available, and despite a slight increase in net farm income last year, farmers saw another year of tight margins and […]

Indiana: Farmland Values Slip in Aug. According to Survey Aug 30, 2019

🕔Aug 30, 2019The August 2019 Purdue Land Value Survey, published in the Purdue Agricultural Economics Report (PAER) by the Department of Agricultural Economics, lays out changes in farmland values and cash rents. Craig […]

Webinar: Indiana Farmland Values, Rental Rates – 2019 Survey Results – Aug. 21 Aug 20, 2019

🕔Aug 20, 2019On Wednesday, August 21 at 12:30 p.m. (EDT), Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture will host Indiana Farmland Values & Rental Rates: 2019 Survey Results, a webinar featuring Purdue ag economists, Craig Dobbins, Michael […]

Illinois Farm Real Estate Values – No Change in 2019 Aug 19, 2019

🕔Aug 19, 2019Each year the National Agricultural Statistics Service of the USDA releases estimated average farm real estate values by state.  The estimates are based on surveys of farmers from selected geographical […]

Midwest Farmland Values: Mostly Steady but Some Declines Aug 16, 2019

🕔Aug 16, 2019On Thursday, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago released a report providing an outlook on farmland values and agricultural credit conditions for the second quarter of 2019.  Recall that other […]

Farm Economy Weak 2Q – Crop Prices, MFP Help – KC Fed Aug 9, 2019

🕔Aug 9, 2019The Tenth District farm economy remained weak in the second quarter of 2019, but farm income and credit conditions showed some signs of stabilizing. Despite extreme weather and flooding in […]

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