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Dairy profitability protects Midwest land market

The Federal Reserve reports a mixed land market in main Corn Belt states. But price growth accelerates in Wisconsin, a major dairy state

Land market in wheat states outperforms corn areas
Farmland prices stagnate in US winter wheat states such as Kansas. But they fall in the southern Corn Belt, and are expected to extend their decline
US land rents to hold despite crop price falls
Farmland Partners, announcing a fall into the red, says the US ag economy "remains very strong". But academics warn of farmers suffering losses
Ranchland prices grow faster than cropland values
Pastureland overtakes a slowing cropland market in terms of price rises - reflecting sector economics which see wheat areas outperform corn states too
US timberland prices gain, despite lumber slowdown
Growth in timberland prices nudges higher, con contrast to a slowing farmland market, despite concerns over demand for US and Chinese construction
Farmland Partners has sights on $100m of farmland
The US farm investor says it has already lined up farms to purchase as it unveils a further share sale, after raising cash at its April flotation
Savills lifts forecast for UK land price rises
The property consultancy reveals higher than expected farmland price growth in the first half of the year. But lower grain prices will take a toll
'Caution' in NZ land market, despite price revival
New Zealand land prices rise, led by a bounce in dairy farm values. But is it sustainable, when interest rates are rising, and milk prices falling?
Crop price declines extend fall in US land values
The latest leg down in crop markets quashed hopes of a return to growth in US farmland prices, down for an eighth successive month, a survey shows
BrasilAgro, SLC Agricola stage land retreats
BrasilAgro sells more farmland, for a healthy profit, just as rival SLC Agricola says it is ditching plans to snap up fresh land
UK land prices hit record high, but growth to slow
Land values rise to records in England and Wales, Knight Frank says. But price growth slowed, and will remain more subdued than over the past year
Farmland Partners makes fourth US land purchase
The farmland group makes its fourth acquisition in two months, taking its portfolio to some 25,000 acres, and entering a new region
Aus backs land register as foreign ownership rises
Australia's ag minister restates a commitment to a foreign landowners' register after data show an extra 4.7m hectares in the hands of non-nationals
Farmland price rally looks past its best

Two of the main drivers of the stunning rally in Western farmland prices appear ready to flag. At least the market has one big ally left onside

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