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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
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
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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