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Survey Confirms Downshift in Cash Rents

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:26 AM
Farm operators looking for lower cash rents in 2016 saw a downturn, but not the amount they were expecting. In our survey of LandOwner subscribers and Pro Farmer Members, conducted by our partners at Doane Ag Research, 3

Illinois Farmland Down 8% to 9%

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:26 AM
Prices paid for Illinois farmland as well as rates being paid to rent the same ground have continued their downward trend for a second year, according to a state-wide survey conducted by the Illinois Society of Professio

FNC Notes Equilibrium in Farmland Market

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:26 AM
Overall average values of crop ground and grasslands have slipped from the highs of several years ago, but are still historically strong, according to Farmers National Company (FNC), the nation's leading farm and ran

Rural Bankers Tighten Farm Loan Terms

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:26 AM
Rural bank CEO's have tightened farm loan terms due to low commodity prices, according to this month's Rural Mainstreet Index (RMI) survey conducted by Dr. Ernie Goss, Creighton University. The June survey found

County Cash Rent Data Available

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:26 AM
Average cash rent data by county is now available from USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. The data is released each September reflecting data gathered each spring for that year. The data shown is averag