Ag Real Estate

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Record Ag Land Values in Nebraska Attributed to High Commodity Prices, Low Interest Rates

July 14, 2022
The average value of agricultural land in Nebraska for the year ending Feb. 1, 2022 increased 16% over the prior year, the largest increase in market value since 2014.

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Ag Land Management Webinar to Offer Latest on 2022 Cash Rents, Land Values

May 5, 2022
The latest trends in Nebraska cash rental rates and land values will be covered during the next Land Management Quarterly webinar on May 16.

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Nebraska Ag Land Values Up 16%, According to University-led Survey

March 22, 2022
The value of agricultural land in Nebraska increased by an average of 16% over the prior year, to a statewide average of $3,360 per acre — the largest increase in the market value of agricultural land in the state since 2014.

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2021 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Overview

September 2, 2021
Nebraska agricultural land values increased by 6% over the prior year, to a statewide average of $2,895 per acre, according to the final results of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s 2021 Farm Real Estate Report. This marks the second consecutive annual increase.

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Nonirrigated Cropland Values in Central Plains States Show Strength in 2021

June 17, 2021
Recent findings from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City found nonirrigated cropland values in the central Plains rose, on average, 5% to 10% for first quarter 2021 compared to the prior year.

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Nebraska Farm Real Estate and Financial Considerations in 2020

December 13, 2019
Agricultural producers face challenging financial circumstances on their cropland in 2020. While the upcoming production year provides a potentially better outlook, challenges remain for profitability and the health of the operation.

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USDA: Farm Real Estate Value up Slightly in Nebraska

August 7, 2019

Nebraska's farm real estate value, a measurement of the value of all land and buildings on farms, increased from 2018, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Farm real estate value for 2019 averaged $2,850 per acre, up $100 per acre (4%) from last year.

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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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