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Record rise in Canada land prices heralds slowdown

Canadian farmland prices rose at their fastest since at least 1985 last year. But weaker growth lies ahead, Farm Credit Canada says

English land prices up despite looming Co-op sale
The English farmland market made its strongest start to the year since 2008, says Knight Frank, downplaying the threat from a huge sale in the offing
Land market struggles, despite crop price rebounds
US farmland prices fall at their fastest in five years, with machinery markets shrinking too, despite the recovery in grain and soybean prices
Dairy leads drop in New Zealand farm prices
A second successive summer drought for some areas, coupled with rising interest rates, weighs on farm prices - but not only milk production hopes
NZ dairy farm prices eroded by 'hint of caution'
Prices of New Zealand dairy farms ease, underperforming the broader market, amid some dryness concerns, and forecasts for lower milk prices
Land price slowdown speeds up as non-farmers quit
Growth in land prices in the US Plains slows to a crawl, with ranch values falling, as non-farm investors give up the chase
Debt pressure on UK land market hits 17-year high
The proportion of British farmland sales motivated by debt is at its highest since 1996, says Savills. But that will not stop prices gains continuing
Banks tighter on credit as lower crop prices bite
Midwest banks raise the bar for agricultural loans as farm sector prosperity retreats. Farmland prices in Iowa fall for the first year since 1998
Russia land buyers may be focusing on wrong region
Russian land prices rose against last year, led by 23% growth in trendy Krasnodar, SovEcon says. But a different area offers better opportunities...
Queen stokes quality divide in UK farmland market
The Duchy of Lancaster, from which the Queen Elizabeth II takes income, says its latest farm purchase has not sated its appetite for high quality land
Farmland investors may do best going nuts
US farmland planted with permanent crops, such as almonds, is performing better than that in grain-growing areas, real estate professionals say
Saskatchewan land keeps appeal amid market doubts
The discount in the province's land market, which has lured a large pension fund, will protect it even if a US slowdown spreads north, Agcapita says
Growth in English farmland prices to slow - a bit
English farmland prices set a record high and are to grow further this year, albeit at a slower pace than in 2013, Knight Frank says
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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