Nebraska Farm Real Estate

2018-2019 Farm Real Estate Report and Highlights by Region

Visit the 2019 Nebraska Farm Real Estate webpage for the full report, regional data and highlights, and two presentations with author Jim Jansen addressing trends in land values and rental rates. These resources are hosted on the Department of Agricultural Economics website.

Preliminary Report: Average Ag Land Values Drop 3% from a Year Ago

Final Report: Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Highlights 2018-19 (June 26, 2019).

2017-2018 Farm Real Estate Report

Reports agricultural land values and rental rates for Nebraska as well as changes from a year earlier, based on results from the Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey. The February 2018 survey of nearly 120 expert-panel members from across the state provided current information and insight regarding the agricultural land market conditions in their areas. They also provided details of actual sales transactions over the previous 12 months.

Preliminary Report: The March 14, 2018, Cornhusker Economics, 2018 Trends in Nebraska Farmland Values and Rental Rates.

Final Report: Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Highlights 2017-18.

2016-2017 Farm Real Estate Report

The Cornhusker Economics for March 15, 2017, Trends in Nebraska Farmland Markets: Declining Agricultural Land Values and Rental Rates, includes a discussion on agland real estate, breakdown of real estate rates by district, and tables of average farmland value and land rental rates by district. The author is Jim Jansen, Nebraska Extension agricultural systems economist.

2015-2016 Preliminary Farm Real Estate Report

Preliminary findings from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln 2016 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey indicate that as of Feb. 1, 2016, the weighted average farmland value declined by about 4 percent over the prior 12-month period to $3,135 per acre. This decline marks the second consecutive year of lower weighted average farmland values in Nebraska. Read More»

Past Reports

2014-2015 Farm Real Estate Report

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