The Current Situation on Farmland Values and Ownership
AbstractRobust farm incomes have spurred farmland values to their strongest levels since the 1970s. Despite strong farmer and investor demand, most land owners, especially aging farmers are reluctant to sell farmland. Generally, current land economic fundamentals are strong and highly volatile market conditions will influence farmland values and farm ownership trends.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Iowa State University, Department of Economics in its series Staff General Research Papers with number 34956.
Date of creation: 04 Jul 2011
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Farmland values; farmland ownership; speculative bubble; land purchases;
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