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Spring 2020 Farmland Insights Newsletter Newsletter
- Phase One China trade agreement.
Spring Newsletter 2019 Farmland Insights Newsletter
- Is Farmland currently a good Investment?
- Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018
Winter 2018-2019 Farmland Insights Newsletter
- Farmland Values & leases
Farmland Insights, Spring 2018 Newsletter
- Soybean planted area may surpass corn in 2018/2019, a first.
- Don't bet on the turn of the U.S. Land Market Yet
Winter 2017 Farmland in Perspective Newsletter
- Average share of income spent on total food in U.S. remains relatively constant.
- How does the U.S. compete in global crop agriculture?
Spring 2017 Newsletter
- Non-operator landlords more likely to inherit land than operator landlords.
- U.S. ethanol use continues to grow; prices reach decade lows.
- Even as the leading producer, China still leads among global pork importers.
- What the Trump administration may mean for absentee owners of farmland
Winter 2015-2016 Farmland in Perspective Newsletter
- Growth in average U.S. farm real estate value slows
- Non-operating landlords own 31% of U.S. farmland
- What's happening with land values?
Fall 2014 Newsletter
- Despite gains, food insecurity remains concentrated in Sub-Saharan Africa
- 2014 Farm Real Estate Value by State
- Asia and Western Hemisphere propel growth in U.S. agricultural exports
- Manage your farm for optimal income and investment results
- Farm business well-positioned financially
Summer 2014 Newsletter
- 2012 Census of Agriculture shows fewer U.S. farms
- Corn yield growth supports rapid expansion of Brazilian corn production.
- U.S. ad exports rose as U.S. dollar depreciated
- 80% of the 2014 farm bill outlays go for nutritional programs
- What Landowners Need to Know About the New Farm Bill
Spring 2014 Newsletter
- Crop production is concentrated in California and the Midwest
- SNAP participation varies across states
- Agriculture and related industries provide 9.1% of U.S. employment
- Brazil may surpass U.S. soybean production in 2013/2014
- Drought risk generally increases from East to West
- Effective Estate Planning for Landowners
Winter 2014 Newsletter
- Developing countries' demand for ag products outstrips production
- Agricultural Land Values Highlights
- Global Outlook on Crop Production
- U.S ag exports to China grow even as China increases domestic farm support
Fall 2013 Newsletter
- Climatism by Steve Goreham Science, Common Sense and the 21st Centrury's hottest topic
- Use of No-till Practices
- China emerges as world's dominant soybean importer
- Is Climate Change Cyclical?
Summer 2013 Newsletter
- SNAP Program totals to $78.3 billion of USDA budget in 2012
- Rising incomes in developing countries support world trade.
- Notable crop acre shifts, 2006-2012
- Farm share of U.S. Food dollar up in 2011
- Is today's agricultural prosperity sustainable?
Spring 2013 Newsletter
- During the last 50 years, fewer dollars spent on food
- U.S per capita availability of chicken tops beef in 2010
- Increased China corn production boosts 2012/13 global output
- Brazil leads the world in exports of soybean & soybean products
- Many farm operators are retirement age
- Outlook for the Dollar and Farmland Values
Winter 2013 Newsletter
- Farm production expenses post another increase
- Weather impacts commodity prices
- Hired labor accounts for a large share of productions costs for some crops
- Food insecurity was concentrated in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2012
- How ethanol economics, energy policy and farmland values interrelate
Fall 2012 Newsletter
- U.S agricultural trade with NAFTA countries reaches record levels in 2011
- Salaries and benefits half of U.S. food dollar
- Importance of Trade in U.S. Agriculture, Export-to-production ratios
- Trade barriers protect Japan's agriculture sector
- Professional farm managers offer advantages
Summer 2012 Newsletter
- R&D Drives Ag Productivity Increases
- U.S & EU enter partnership in organic trade
- Organic crop production in the U.S.
- China dominates global import demand for soybeans
- Relatively little U.S. farmland is foreign owned
- Despite congressional uncertainties, estate planning remains as important as ever
Spring 2012 Newsletter
- GE crops now mainstream
- Since NAFTA's implementation in 1994, U.S. agricultural trade with Canada and Mexico has flourished
- Changes in leading world exporters of corn
- Does Today's Farmland Market Make Sense?
Winter 2012 Newsletter
- Brazil sees record soybean supply
- U.S. agriculture productivity continues to rise
- World populations reached 7 billion milestone
- Leasing trends, What should my farm earn?
Fall 2011 Newsletter
- The supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) accouinted for 72% of USDA's domestic food assistance in FY 2010 and some 68% of the total USDA farm program budget
- China corn production and use increases
- U.S. farm real estate values increase
- Crop Production Cost Climb
- Practical insights for successful farmland sales
Summer 2011 Newsletter
- Increase in global food demand to come from developing countries
- For what do food dollars pay?
- Verbal Lease Notification Dates
- China remains a growth market
- How Recent Tax Changes Affect Landowners
Spring 2011 Newsletter
- Ethanol By-Products Become Livestock Feed
- 2010 Crop Production Summary
- Insights on key trading partners
- Several factors drive today's land prices
Winter 2011 Newsletter
- Ethanol refineries prefer the Corn Belt
- Who are the "Locally Grown" producers?
- Despite a downturn in 2009, U.S. agricultural trade still shows a surplus
- A "cheap" dollar helps U.S. agricultural trade
- Uncertainty in tax laws hobble estate planning
Fall 2010 Newsletter
- Brazilian Competition in Soybean Production
- U.S. farm real estate increases 1.4% from 2009
- U.S. exports answer world market needs
Summer 2010 Newsletter
- Comparison of Farm Profiles in Midwest States
- Nearly 2/3 of USDA budget spent on food assistance programs
- Farmland Investments Show Strong Returns, Low Risk
Spring 2010 Newsletter
- Boom in organic sales continues
- Projections for U.S. Agriculture
- What to expect from an appraisal of your farm
Winter 2010 Newsletter
- Sustained Growth Corn Productivity
- Use of Flexible Cash Rent
- China Shifts Corn Use to Industrial Products
- What should your cash rent be?
Fall 2009 Newsletter
- Genetically Engineered Corn & Soybeans see rapidly expanding use
- Farmland Values Soften
- The 14 Mistakes Your Farmland Broker and Realtor Can Help You Avoid
Spring 2009 Newsletter
- Colombia: New Ethanol Producer on the Rise?
- Agricultural land ownership has remained stable
- Highlights from the Census of Agriculture
- Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Gets Guaranteed Loan
- Current Financial Turmoil: The Impact on Farmland Values-Prospects for 2009 Clouded
Winter 2009 Newsletter
- Number of U.S. Farms and Average Farm Size, 1900-1997
- Rice situation and outlook
- Cotton Lags As Global Economy Slows
- Farmland Investments Increase 52X, 1900-2000
- World Crops and Economic Prospects Affect U.S. Exports
Fall 2008 Newsletter
- Corn's Dominance Continues
- 2008 Farm Real Estate Value by State
- Lease Dates to Remember
- Farm Trends: The United States contains more arable land than any other nation.
- The 2008 Farm Bill: The Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008
Summer 2008 Newsletter
- Land Use After a CRP Contract
- U.S. Taste for Imports
- The Changing Face of Agriculture in Mexico
- Booming Land Values Create Opportunities & Uncertainties
Spring 2008 Newsletter
- 2007 Cropland Cash Rent by State
- The U.S. Ranks as the World's Largest Ag Exporter
- U.S. Average Cropland Cash Rent
- How Dependent are Ag Industries on Overseas Markets?
- The Financial Power of Investing in Land
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