Ag Land Value

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Craig Chandler | University Communication

Nebraska Farm Real Estate Values Increase for First Time Since 2014

July 8, 2020
Nebraska agricultural land values increased 3% over the last year marking the first annual increase since land values in the state peaked in 2014.

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Nebraska Ag Land Values Increase for First Time Since 2014

March 11, 2020
Nebraska agricultural land values increased 3% over the last year to a statewide average of $2,650 per acre, according to preliminary results from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Farm Real Estate Market Survey.

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Nebraska Land Values Drop 3% from 2018

June 28, 2019
The all-land average value in Nebraska for the year ending February 1, 2019 averaged about 3% lower than the year before, according to the Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Highlights report released this week. This marks five consecutive years of declining land values, accounting for a total decline of 20%.

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Time to Submit Your Rental Rate and Land Value Questions

May 16, 2019
Are you wondering about what's going to happen with agricultural land values and rental rates, given storm damage and market turmoil this spring. Submit your questions and join the second Agricultural Land Management Quarterly webinar for the answers this Monday, May 20.

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Graph of Nebraska Agriucltural Average All Land Values from 1978 to 2019

Average Ag Land Values Drop 3% from a Year Ago

March 13, 2019
The market value of agricultural land in Nebraska declined by 3% over the prior year to an average of $2,650 per acre, according to the 2019 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey, released this week by the Department of Agricultural Economics. The annual survey covers ag land values and cash rental rates.

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Economics of the Capitalization Rate for Farmland. Links to full article

The Economics of the Capitalization Rate for Farmland

November 7, 2018
Real estate appraisers often use one of three methods to value real property: the market or sales comparison approach, the income approach, and the cost approach. In addition, factors other than the prospective income stream can factor into land prices.

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USDA NASS: Farm Real Estate Values and Cash Rent

August 3, 2018

Nebraska's farm real estate value, a measurement of the value of all land and buildings on farms, decreased from 2017, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Farm real estate value for 2018 averaged $2,850 per acre, down $50 per acre (2%) from last year.

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Average value of Nebraska farmland as of February 1, 2018. Links to full article.

2018 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Report

June 22, 2018
Final results from the Nebraska Farm Real Estate Survey show a fourth consecutive year of declining Nebraska agricultural land values. The statewide average value dropped 4% to $2,270 per acre.

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