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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
Spring rally in crops slows US land price retreat
Farmland values fall again, but at a slower rate, a survey shows, raising hopes of a return to price growth. Still, ag machinery markets remain weak
Milk price dip injects 'caution' to NZ land market
The tumble in dairy prices since February, coupled with rising interest rates, has fuelled a slowdown in the New Zealand farmland market commended at prestigious awards
Agrimoney is pipped to the title of best finance website by Forbes, but wins a commendation, putting it ahead of and the Wall Street Journal
Farmland Partners makes another US land purchase
The farmland ownership group purchases a farm in Nebraska, amid a spree which has tripled its portfolio since its flotation two months ago
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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