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Illinois Land Prices Steady
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Thu Aug 29, 2013 09:46 AM CDT

DECATUR, Ill.(DTN) -- The blistering pace of Illinois farmland price increases has cooled, but they do not show signs of a big reduction. That's the message in the 2013 Mid-Year Land Values snapshot survey conducted by the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and the University of Illinois. Survey results were released Wednesday during the Farm Progress Show near Decatur, Ill.

Survey results point to a 3% rise in the value of excellent to good quality farmland and around 2% to 2.5% higher values for land of fair to average quality in the first six months of 2013. This is ...

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