Kansas City Fed: Stable Land Values Offsetting Low Commodity Values

🕔Feb 15, 2018Farm real estate markets in the Tenth District remained relatively stable in the fourth quarter of 2017. The district covers Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Wyoming, and portions of western Missouri and […]

Cropland Use Has Declined 11% Since 1949 – USDA

🕔Dec 27, 2017Land use and land-use change have important economic and environmental implications for commodity production and trade, soil and water conservation, and other policy issues. Changes in land use occur for […]

Farmland Values: Leaseback Sales Growing with Sellers and Buyers – DTN

🕔Dec 8, 2017A father-son operation in Logan County, Illinois, contacted John Kirkpatrick last year in search of an investment buyer for their 1,167-acre farm. They had built the farm up and wanted […]

Farmland Values: It’s All About Supply and Demand – DTN

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🕔Dec 7, 2017The region generating the most concern when it comes to declining land values continues to be the Corn Belt.  According to the latest USDA land values report, five Corn Belt […]

Michigan: Sound Cash Rental Decisions for Landowners

🕔Oct 20, 2017What would be the cash rental rate for my farmland? This is a frequent question from landowners who call the Michigan State University Extension county offices for a quick answer. Different agencies […]

USDA Statistics: Accuracy Lacking on Cash Rents and Crop Estimates, Study Says – DTN

🕔Oct 13, 2017The National Academy of Sciences wants USDA’s lead statistical agency to develop new systems for gathering information for crop reports and other surveys. In a report released Wednesday, the National […]

Farmland: It’s Time for NASS to Change Method for Compiling Crop, Cash Rent Estimates – Study

🕔Oct 11, 2017Producing more precise county-level estimates of crops and farmland cash rents will require integrating multiple data sources using model-based predictions that are more transparent and reproducible, says a new report […]

Farm Taxes: The Devil Really is in the Details When it Come to the Tax Code – DTN

🕔Oct 10, 2017Farmers and ranchers learn early in their careers that Congress has carved out special tax provisions for their industry. But, a farmer can be defined differently for different provisions. In […]

Farm Real Estate Values: Highest Average was Corn Belt Region, 2017

🕔Aug 3, 2017The United States farm real estate value, a measurement of the value of all land and buildings on farms, averaged $3,080 per acre for 2017, up $70 per acre (2.3%) […]

Nebraska Farmland: Ag Land and Buildings Down $5.6Bln from 2016

🕔Jul 3, 2017The 2017 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Report released today indicates that based on 2017 market values, the estimated total value of agricultural land and buildings in Nebraska fell to approximately […]

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