Ag Land Value

Map of Nebraska land values

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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Land management quarterly. Links to full article

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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Figure 1. The 2018 statewide average market value of farmland in Nebraska, at $2,745 per acre, declined 3% from a year ago. Average values decreased in all eight districts. (Source: Preliminary report from the 2018 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey)
Figure 1. The 2018 statewide average market value of farmland in Nebraska, at $2,745 per acre, declined 3% from a year ago. Average values decreased in all eight districts. (Source: Preliminary report from the 2018 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey)

Nebraska Average Ag Land Value Drops 3% from 2017

March 15, 2018
The average market value of Nebraska agricultural land declined by 3% over the prior year to $2,745 per acre, according to a preliminary report of of the 2018 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey. Market values have dropped 17% since reaching a high of $3,315 in 2014.

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Figure 1. Two options for determining pasture rental rates are per acre and per cow-calf.

Q&A: How do I determine a fair pasture rental rate?

March 9, 2018
What are some of the reasons why you would choose either a per-acre or a per cow-calf pair to determine pasture rental rate? Extension Forage Specialist Bruce Anderson discusses several benefits of each method.

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