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  • farmland michigan

    Should Farmers Use Land as Collateral?

    Dec 27, 2017 08:00 AM

    It’s a story of tight margins on farms in 2017, and those margins are growing tighter for some farmers. That’s forcing farmers to turn to lenders in search of additional farm loans.  Should land be used as collateral when looking for farm loans? Three ag lenders weigh in. 

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  • Corn field

    Tight Supply Supports Farmland Values but Caution Remains

    Dec 21, 2017 05:16 AM

    In the Corn Belt, farmland prices did increase a bit after harvest, just as they did in 2016, but overall they remain steady.

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  • Missouri farm field

    Ag Banker Suggests Walking Away From Land Draining Your Cash

    Nov 22, 2017 08:43 AM

    As grain comes crashing in this fall, the yield story is turning out to be very similar to 2017. The bountiful bushels are adding to an already heavy supply, a factor that continues to weigh on commodity prices. However, one ag banker tells farmers not to panic yet. 

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  • SoybeanSunset

    USDA Fails to Monitor Foreign Owners of Farmland

    Sep 26, 2017 03:16 PM

    A law requiring foreign investors to report transactions of farmland to the U.S. Department of Agriculture has been on the books for almost 40 years. But as the amount of foreign-controlled farmland doubled in millions of acres between 2004 and 2014, the USDA has lapsed in enforcing the law, a review of USDA documents has found.

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  • Tax Reform

    Grassley: Stepped Up Basis Could be Capped at $10.8 Million

    Sep 18, 2017 01:13 PM

    Stepped up basis for farms could be capped at a value of $10.8 million under a new tax plan according to Senator Chuck Grassley.

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