NEWS
U.S. Midwest Farmland Values Fall in 1Q
Thu May 15, 2014 10:56 AM CDT

(Dow Jones) -- Farmland values fell in the first quarter across much of the U.S. Midwest, the latest sign of a downturn in the market after a years-long boom driven by rising commodity prices, according to Federal Reserve data.

The average value of agricultural land in the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis's district, which includes parts of large corn-growing states Illinois and Indiana, fell 6% in the first quarter compared with the fourth quarter of last year, according to a report from the bank Thursday.

Prices for nonirrigated farmland in the Kansas City Federal Reserve's district, which includes Kansas ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a community of Arkansas farmers have successfully banded togethe...
  • Market News AgriClear is not an auction, but an online digital sales floor where buyers and sellers negotiate...
  • UAS Research Takes Off Key members of the House and Senate last week praised the Federal Aviation Administration for sel...
  • "Total Market Isn't Dead" Used equipment inventories are escalating.
  • Rain, Rain, Go Away Waterlogged and flooded fields in much of the Midwest are putting corn and soybean fields at risk...
  • Feds to Examine Biotech Rules In a memo to USDA, FDA and EPA, the White House stated that a review of biotech regulations was n...
  • Evolution of Farm Kid Jobs DTN Staff Reporter Russ Quinn reflects on the farm activities of his youth that his children will...
  • IARC: Possible 2,4-D Cancer Link The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified the herbicide 2,4-D as possibly ca...
  • Ask the Vet How do I know what minerals my cows need and how much?
Related News Stories
Farming With Friendlies
Rain, Rain, Go Away
WOTUS Fine Print
Crops Swim in Texas
Explore Your Roots
US Wins WTO Case Over India
Final WOTUS Rule Released
Work on Global Soil Security
Calif. OKs Voluntary Farmer Water Cuts
New Water Cuts for California