Farmland Prices in 2022

U.S. farmland supply-and-demand is different than in recent years. As commodity prices rose this year and investor interest returned to the market, the supply of available farmland followed suit. Farmers National Company’s Randy Dickhut said over the past year, most of the Grain Belt saw increasing amounts of land getting sold. “A number of states […]

Farm Real Estate Values Jump Sharply Higher

The Federal Reserve Survey of Agricultural Credit Conditions shows that farmland values rose in the third quarter of this year. The value of non-irrigated cropland rose by at least 12% in all of the participating Districts in the survey. The rapid increase was consistent in most states, with annual increases of more than 20% in […]

Near Record Number of Farmland Sales

The pace of land sales picked up this year for Farmers National Company. The company reports it is on track for a near-record or record sales year on several fronts. The higher land prices have spurred an increased number of landowners to sell, with some wanting to complete the sale before year-end due to uncertainty […]

Ag Land Values Continue To Climb

The value of agricultural lands have increased nationwide this year. USDA Chief Economist Seth Meyer said when looking at year-over-year numbers, “You see you’re at 7% for all of it and you’re closer to 8% for the crop land.” And close to 6% increase in pastureland value for from 2020, this reflects,” Particularly commodities like […]

FNC: Farmers Purchasing Most Ag Land Nationwide

Who is purchasing U.S. farmland in 2021? Randy Dickhut Senior Vice President of Real Estate Operations at the Farmers National Company, said when looking at the numbers nationwide, a wide variety of farmers with operations of all sizes are purchasing the biggest percentage of farmland. “The farmer is the prevalent buyer, and that typically, on […]

Land Values Near 2014 Peak

Average sales prices for high-quality land in many states are at or near the peak prices last seen in January 2014. According to internal estimates from Farmers National Company, set to be released next month, land values have taken a sizable jump the past six months, and the new levels reflect that move. For instance, […]

Farmland Values Continue To Climb In Canada

Farm Credit Canada, the country’s largest agriculture and agribusiness lender, has published its semi-annual farmland values report. Canadian farmland prices continued their steady climb last year. Average value of Canadian farmland increased 5.4% in 2020, which closely duplicated the increase of 5.2 percent posted for 2019. J.P. Gervais, Chief Economist with Farm Credit Canada often […]

FNC Expects Higher Land Prices Into 2021

As far as value of good farm land in this new year, what can we expect “Steady to somewhat firmer land values in 2021,” said Randy Dickhut with Farmers National Company. He added he has good reasons for that upbeat forecast. “With the stronger commodity prices and the extra cash producers would have received in […]

Farmland Prices May Rise in 2021

After years of stability, farmland prices may be set to rise in 2021. said last week factors are coming together that may be about to send the price of land higher. Some of the key factors include government support for farmers, stronger commodity prices, low interest rates, limited farmland for sale, and strong interest […]

Farmland Transfer Program Secures New Funding to Help a New Generation of Ag

American Farmland Trust prides itself as protecting agricultural land, as well as promoting environmentally-sound farming practices and keeping farmers on their farmland. To do that, AFT has just received an award from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, NIFA, under the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program to fund the “Transitioning Land to a […]