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Jan 27, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Forces Shaping Farmland Values

Whether you own, buy or rent, farmland plays a major role in any operation. We help you understand the forces shaping today’s real estate market.

Jul 29, 2019 | The Business of Agriculture

Farmland Values Relatively Stable, Despite Downward Pressure

Our latest benchmark farmland study tracks changes in cropland and pasture land in eastern Kansas.

Jan 9, 2019 | The Business of Agriculture

Farmland Values Soften Modestly

While benchmark farmland values in eastern Kansas improved throughout 2018, the gain was modest in the last six months of the year.

Jul 16, 2018 |

Farmland Values Hold Steady

Even with seasonal fluctuations, farmland values have remained generally consistent since 2015.

Jan 29, 2018 |

Farmland Values Stabilize in 2017 in Grain Belt States

Farmland values in the grain belt states served by Frontier Farm Credit and Farm Credit Services of America stabilized in 2017, a reflection of continued market demand for quality land.

Jul 5, 2017 |

Challenges of Today Present Opportunities for Tomorrow

Advice from Doug Stark, our president and CEO, to young and beginning producers on understanding risks – and which ones to take – in order to grow an operation.

Feb 2, 2017 |

State-by-State Farmland Trends

The latest farmland values in eastern Kansas and grain belt states.

Oct 13, 2016 |

Preparing Your Game Plan for Cash Rent Negotiations

Dr. David Kohl also advises not losing sight of something more enduring than the current down cycle – successful working relationships between landlord and tenant.

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