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US land market at weakest in at least nine years

US farmland prices are falling at their fastest since at least 2005, and are expected to continue dropping, a survey of lenders shows

Farmland Partners unveils $25m land-buying spree
The land investment group touts "strong" competition for US farmland as it unveils the latest in a series of farm acquisitions
NZ dairy farm values defy milk price slump
New Zealand dairy farm prices kept on rising through the winter, even as milk values have tumbled, and defying a sluggish broader land market
English farm prices rise despite grain price slump
Farmland prices in England rose in the July-to-September quarter, albeit at a slower rate, helped by windfalls from land sales to housebuilders
Brazil farmland prices soar 17% in 13 months
Data from farm operator SLC Agricola show prices of bare land keeping a strong pace of growth - although there is a big variation in performance
US land market weakest since world economic crisis
US farmland prices have fallen for a 10th month, and at an accelerating rate, a study shows, showing the ag equipment market faring even worse
Farmland Partners buys five farms in eight days
The land investor extends its farm-buying spree, including a purchase which will take it into the vegetables sector, and offer an elevated rent
Land reform spurs MP Evans to mull Jakarta listing
MP Evans reveals it is considering a "partial listing" in Jakarta as it unveils soaring profits, but a dent from drought to palm output hopes
Farmland Partners' land-buying spree tops $50m
The land acquisition group unveils purchases in Nebraska and Louisiana, taking above 20,000 acres its acquisitions since it floated in April
Soaring Brazil farmland market 'slowing'
Data from farm operator BrasilAgro show farmland prices in some areas doubling in less than four years. But the pace of growth may be decelerating
Sports tycoon flags appeal of Russia, Ukraine land
Nikolay Fartushnyak's fund says former Soviet Union farmland is a "better choice" than that in Western Europe or the US as it bids for Agrokultura
Low crop prices dent US farm values, tractor sales
US farmland prices fall for a ninth successive month, while ag machinery sales activity hits a record low, a survey shows, foreseeing further setbacks
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
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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