Land Rent: Negotiating Reasonable Rates in Times of High Market Prices Apr 15, 2021

🕔Apr 15, 2021
Rising commodity prices offer the potential for higher revenues and greater profits. It may also bring increasing costs if prices remain at a high level. This is common with inputs […]

Strong Commodity Prices and Improved Financial Conditions – Ag Barometer Apr 6, 2021

🕔Apr 6, 2021
The Ag Economy Barometer rose in March to 177, the highest reading for the barometer since the record high reading of 184 in October. This month’s 12-point rise in the barometer was […]

Ag Economy: Gasoline Sales Lift Ethanol- Corn; Higher Prices Impacting Farmland Values Mar 31, 2021

🕔Mar 31, 2021
Reuters writer Stephanie Kelly reported this week that, “U.S. gasoline sales for 2021 have exceeded prior-year levels for the first time since last March, when officials first started to widely impose […]

Ag Economy: Improvements Strengthens Credit Conditions – Kansas City Fed Mar 25, 2021

🕔Mar 25, 2021
In an update this week from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (“Farm Lending Pullback Continues“), Cortney Cowley and Ty Kreitman stated that, “Agricultural debt at commercial banks eased further at the end of 2020, and loan […]

Nebraska Ag Land Values Increase for 2nd Consecutive Year Mar 24, 2021

🕔Mar 24, 2021
The value of agricultural land in Nebraska increased by an average of 6% over the prior year, to a statewide average of $2,895 per acre, according to the preliminary findings […]

Producers Bullish About Farmland Values Amid Strong Conditions – Ag Barometer Mar 3, 2021

🕔Mar 3, 2021
February’s Ag Economy Barometer reading of 165 changed little compared to January when the index stood at 167. Producers continue to report strong current conditions on their farms as February’s Current Conditions Index value […]

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, […]

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