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Texas Ranchland Surges 25%

The quarterly survey conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas finds strong gains in Texas ranch and cropland.

Iowa Farmland Prices Explode 29% Higher

Annual ISU survey finds an average acre of Iowa farmland rocketed 29% in 2021.

Ag Secretary to Join Virtual Town Hall, Discussing Most Pressing Issues in Agriculture

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will join Clinton Griffiths for a virtual live town-hall Sept. 2 at 2 p.m. CDT. Farmers and ranchers will ask about the most pressing issues and opportunities they face.

Once, Twice, Sold! 80 Acres in Iowa Sold for $22,600 Per Acre, Sets New State Record

The bull-run on Iowa farmland sales continues to play out in August. Less than two weeks after a farm ground sold for $19,000 per acre in Iowa, a new record sale was posted in Iowa Friday of $22,600 per acre.

Pro Farmer Releases National Corn and Soybean Crop Estimates

Pro Farmer estimates the U.S. corn crop at 15.116 billion bu. with an average yield of 177.0 bu. per acre. We estimate the U.S. soybean crop at 4.436 billion bu. on a national average yield of 51.2 bu. per acre.

Crop Tour Scouts Find Eastern Iowa, Southern Minnesota in Dire Need of Rain to Salvage Yields

Scouts saw drought damage instead of derecho devastation in eastern and north-central portions of Iowa on the Pro Farmer Crop Tour this year. Minnesota was much the same, with fields showing clear signs of stress.

Pro Farmer Scouts May Have Found the Garden Spot in Western Iowa Measuring Near Record Yields

Drought dominated headlines in western Iowa last year during the Pro Farmer Crop Tour, and even as drought continues to be the talk of Iowa this year, fields in some portions of the state produced a different tone.

Soybeans Steal the Show in Indiana During Day 2 of Pro Farmer Crop Tour

Fields sprouted the possibiity of big bushels on Tuesday. In Nebraska, scouts saw dryness, but also big potential for soybeans this year. And Indiana's crops also showed potential records in areas of the state.