Ag Land Value

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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Trends in Nebraska Land Values and Cash Rents 2017-2018

January 8, 2018
An article from the Proceedings of the 2018 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics exploring changing ag land real estate values and ag land rental rates in Nebraska.

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Nebraska map of irrigated cropland cash rental rates by county

By the Numbers: Who's Paying How Much in Cash Rent?

September 11, 2017
USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service has released average cash rents by county for irrigated, non-irrigated and pasture ag lands in Nebraska. Higher rates tended to be in eastern Nebraska for all three land use types.

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cattle grazing pasture

Pasture Rental Rates

March 16, 2017

What should it cost to rent pasture this year? Preliminary results from the Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey (Tables 1 and 2) released this week list average pasture rental rates by district and quality level as well as rates for cow-calf pairs.

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Map showing Nebraska ag land values as of Feb. 1, 2017

Report: Agricultural Land Values Decline an Average of 10%

March 15, 2017
Preliminary findings from the 2017 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey conducted by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln indicate that as of February 1, 2017, farmland values declined by about 10% over the prior 12-month period to $2,805 per acre. This marks the third consecutive year of decline. Farmland value peaked in 2014 at $3,315 per acre.

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