Farmland Values Strengthen According to Federal Reserve – DTN Feb 16, 2021

🕔Feb 16, 2021
Federal Reserve system banks — covering a swath of the country stretching from Montana to Indiana — report strengthening land values and improving credit conditions, although the Kansas City and […]

Corn, Soybean Prices Have Soared, Adding Firmness to Farmland Values Jan 27, 2021

🕔Jan 27, 2021
Jesse Newman reported on the front page of Saturday’s Wall Street Journal that, “A crop glut that battered American farmers is subsiding, fueling an unexpected recovery in the U.S. Farm Belt […]

Farmer Sentiment Rises with Income Prospects Improve, Policy Concerns Remain – Ag Barometer Jan 5, 2021

🕔Jan 5, 2021
Farmer sentiment improved modestly in December as the Ag Economy Barometer rose to a reading of 174, up 7 points from November. December’s sentiment improvement still left the barometer 9 points lower […]

Farmland Price Transparency – Sales vs Appraisers’ Value – DTN Dec 29, 2020

🕔Dec 29, 2020
Every year, just 1% to 2% of agricultural land changes hands. What that land sells for can be public information or, in nondisclosure states such as Texas, sealed. Justin Bierschwale, […]

Iowa Farmland Value Grows 1.7% Since 2019 Dec 16, 2020

🕔Dec 16, 2020
A news release Tuesday from the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach indicated that, “Favorable interest rates, a strong demand for land, and substantial government […]

Farmer Sentiment Pulls Back Post-Election – Ag Barometer Dec 1, 2020

🕔Dec 1, 2020
U.S. farmers sentiment weakened following the November 2020 elections, as the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer fell 16 points from a month earlier to a reading of 167. Although this month’s […]

Farmer Sentiment Rises as Crop Prices Rally, USDA Announces CFAP 2 – Ag Barometer Oct 6, 2020

🕔Oct 6, 2020
U.S. agricultural producers became more optimistic again in September as the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer climbed to 156, the highest reading for the index since the pandemic began last winter […]

Farmer Sentiment Rebounds, Commodity Prices Rally, Trade Prospects Improve – Ag Barometer Sep 1, 2020

🕔Sep 1, 2020
Farmer sentiment improved markedly in August as the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer rose to a reading of 144, 26 points higher than a month earlier. The improvement in producer sentiment […]

Illinois: Farm Real Estate Values Increase Slightly for 2020 Aug 17, 2020

🕔Aug 17, 2020
Each 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 […]

Corn Belt Farmland Values Hold Steady Aug 14, 2020

🕔Aug 14, 2020
Farmland values held steady in the first half of 2020 in the Corn Belt states of Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming, says Deb Stanbro, president of the Iowa Chapter of […]

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