Illinois: Making 2019 Cash Rental Decisions

🕔Oct 10, 2018This article presents information useful in determining appropriate levels of 2019 cash rents including average cash rents for the state of Illinois, average cash rents for counties, and average cash […]

Ag Economy: Steady Farmland Values Help Insulate Struggling Ag Sector

🕔Oct 4, 2018Suzanne Jenkins, a senior policy analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, and Nathan Kauffman, vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, indicated in a […]

Farmers’ Worries Increase, Expect Lower Incomes – Ag Barometer

🕔Oct 2, 2018The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer fell to a reading of 114 in September, fifteen points below its August reading of 129 and its lowest reading since October 2016. September marked […]

North Dakota: Farmland Values Tested by Rising Interest Rates

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🕔Oct 1, 2018Many commercial row crop farmers across the U.S. have seen their margins squeezed by lower commodity prices and relatively higher production costs, says Bryon Parman, North Dakota State University Extension […]

Farmland Values Decline in Illinois, Iowa; Up in Northern Midwest

🕔Sep 17, 2018Today’s update looks at a variety of information sources that highlight recent developments relating to farmland values, with particular focus on Illinois, Iowa and the States in the Minneapolis Federal Reserve […]

Missouri Cash Rental: Crops, Pasture and Hunting Leases

🕔Aug 27, 2018The USDA reports that 35% of Missouri farmland is rented. That means that about 9.8 million acres of Missouri agricultural land is rented. To help both landowners and farmers, the […]

South Dakota: Cash Rents Increased in 2018

🕔Aug 23, 2018According to the 2018 SDSU Farm Real Estate Market Survey, statewide change in average cash rental rates per-acre from 2017 to 2018 was positive for cropland, increasing on average by […]

Indiana: Farmland Values Increase, Says Purdue Survey

🕔Aug 17, 2018The June 2018 Purdue Land Value Survey published in the Purdue Agricultural Economics Report (PAER), by the Department of Agricultural Economics, was released earlier this month. The report lays out […]

Farm Economy Dip – Soy and Corn Prices – KC Ag Credit Survey

🕔Aug 10, 2018The farm economy in the Federal Reserve’s Tenth District dipped in the second quarter of 2018 alongside a sharp drop in the prices of key agricultural commodities. Agricultural credit conditions […]

Ag Economy: USDA Highlights Land Values, Cash Rents, Production Costs

🕔Aug 3, 2018On Thursday, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released three updates that provide current insight into the state of the U.S. agricultural economy.  The releases focused on land values, cash […]

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