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Farmland Values Predicted to Stay Strong

January 16, 2013
By: Sara Schafer, Farm Journal Media Business and Crops Editor
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Farmland values are expected to be similar or greater than recent gains, according to a recent Farm Journal Pulse.

Farm Journal Pulse

For the past several years, the farmland values have steadily chugged upward. In fact, USDA said in 2012 that farm real estate values increased nearly 11% from 2011. So, what will be the trend this year?

A recent Farm Journal Pulse asked: What are your expectations for farmland values during 2013?

Here’s a breakdown of the results:

  • Increase: 34%
  • Decrease: 18%
  • Stay the same: 48%


Almost half of the 1,500 respondents expect farmland values to stay the same, while 34% expect them to increase. Less than 20% expect values to decrease.

Click the map below to see how people responded:

1 3 13 Pulse


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