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ASFMRA Ag News

The American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers' Ag News is a bi-weekly email sent to members and subscribers interested in the latest stories geared toward The Most Trusted Rural Property Professionals.

The newsletters contain industry-related articles, Society updates, member spotlights, and news on upcoming classes and events.

Even if you are not already an ASFMRA member, make sure to subscribe to Ag News today to stay informed on the news and topics that most concern rural appraisers, managers and consultants.

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Ag News

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    Is Trouble Brewing for the Farm Economy For the first time since September 2020, the rural economy is showing signs of ...

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    Iowa Has Seen a 10% Increase in Cash Rent in 2022, Due to Higher Commodity Prices The most recent annual survey of cash ...

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    Who Are the Biggest Absentee Landowners in Illinois? It was a cold January day in 2021 when Eric O’Keefe, editor and founder ...

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    Strengthened Commodity Prices; But High Cost Inflation Worries Farmers The Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer ...

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    Who Will Drive Future Farmland Purchases We’ve all heard the saying, “The cure for high prices is high prices.” This has ...

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    Western Kansas Land Values Could Lose Billions As Water Sources Run Dry In increasingly dry western Kansas, underground ...

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    Nebraska Land Values on the Rise The value of agricultural land in Nebraska increased by an average of 16% over the prior ...

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    Is Farmland Set to Deflate? The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago released its quarterly AgLetter in early February, reporting ...