Farmers National: Interest in Selling Farmland To Increase

Land sales activity was flat the past few years, but that may soon change. The lower supply of farms for sale has been one of the factors that supported land values after the 2013 peak in prices paid for ag land. Farmers National Company reported this week seeing indications for increased land sale activity through […]

NCBA Stands Ready to Fight for Sound Tax Policy

In his American Families Plan, President Biden targets several provisions of the tax code to raise approximately $1.5 trillion in revenue over the next ten years. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association said those provisions must not burden the nation’s farmers and ranchers. Biden’s plan would repeal the deferral of gain for real estate, like-kind exchanges […]

FNC: For Owners Of Farmland This Is A Sellers’ Market

The winter is typically a busy time for agricultural land sales nationwide. Randy Dickhut, Senior Vice President at Farmers National Company, said it’s a sellers’ market right now. “When we’re looking at starting in the fall time period on through the winter, so far, coming up on spring as the typical farmland selling season, we’ve […]

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 […]

2020 Land Market Ending with Optimism

According to Farmers National Company, the 2020 land market is closing with optimism. The year started with land prices strengthening before COVID-19. The pandemic paused the land market before interest returned in the summer. Now, Randy Dickhut of Farmers National Company says an improved outlook for grain prices and government aid increasing farm income has […]

Farmers Expect Stable to Higher Land Prices, Farm Journal Says

Like a lot of other aspects of the economy, 2020 has put downward pressure on farmland values, thanks in part to events like trade disputes and an economic downturn.  At the same time, COVID-19 restrictions and uncertainty have left the market with much less available land. Farm Journal recently took a “Pulse Poll” of farmers […]

Farmers National Company: Land for Sale Near a Record

Despite what has been a slower agricultural land market the past few years, the dollar amount of land that Farmers National Company is selling for its clients is near record levels. As of October 1, the company and its agents report actively marketing and selling land worth $300 million. Land being marketed includes good quality […]