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Top 10 Ag News Stories of 2012
Fri Dec 28, 2012 06:48 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Today we continue our countdown through the top 10 ag news stories of 2012. Here are stories five and six, Land Prices Skyrocket and New Hours at the CME.

No. 5: Help! Nothing Stops Land Spiral

By Marcia Zarley Taylor, DTN Executive Editor

CHICAGO (DTN) -- When stunning land value and cash rent increases first made headlines in the mid-2000s, landowners felt vindicated for sinking money into investments city slickers considered dull as dirt. But by year-end 2012, the super-sized land rally left ...

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