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How Is Ag Like Real Estate?
Cheri Zagurski DTN Managing Editor
Tue May 6, 2014 02:42 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- There's an old saying: Three things matter in real estate -- location, location, location.

Those three things are pretty important in agriculture, too.

We requested information from readers about planting progress and crop development in their area and received the following responses which range from corn's 90% planted and beans are moving along nicely (central Illinois) to no corn in and the week's weather does not seem promising (North Dakota).

Now, if only this quote from John D. Rockefeller applied equally to farming and real estate: "The major fortunes in America have been made in land."

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