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Ag Land Values Likely to Continue Gradual Decline in 2016  

However, Values Remain Historically High  

A softer agricultural land market will continue in 2016, with values for high quality land holding steadier, while lower quality land values decline.  

Still, despite lower land values scattered across many regions, land values in general will remain historically high when compared to long-term trends, reports Farmers National Company, the nation's leading farm and ranch real estate company. 

"Lower grain and livestock prices are a major factor in the current measured decline in land values," said Randy Dickhut, vice president of real estate operations for Farmers National Company. "As net farm income continues to fall from the 2013 peak, we expect to see this trend in many agricultural regions of the country." 

Price stabilization will carry over into 2016 for some regions as landowners hold on to the high-value land. The supply of land available for sale increased slightly during the last quarter of 2015, but has remained lower than normal. The demand for agricultural land has turned more cautious.  

Farmers National Company statistics indicate positive long-term economic trends, even with the current softening of ag land values. The current land value trend may encourage new buyers to enter the market or existing investors to expand portfolios.  

"As the land market experiences a gradual decline, values remain much higher than just five to seven years ago, due to the positive long-term demand for food and fiber," Dickhut said.   

  

  

  

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For real estate information about your specific area, please contact: 

 

Dan Hatfield, Area Vice President for Texas, Louisiana, and New Mexico at (830) 995-4000 or (210) 232-8282 or DHatfield@FarmersNational.com. 

Roger Hayworth, ALC, Area Sales Manager for Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, eastern Kentucky, and eastern Missouri at 1-888-673-4919 or RHayworth@FarmersNational.com; 

Sam Kain, ALC, GRI, ABRM, Area Sales Manager for Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota at 1-800-798-4509 or SKain@FarmersNational.com; 

J D Maxson, Area Sales Manager for Nebraska at (308) 660-2100 or JMaxson@FarmersNational.com. 

Brian Mohr, Area Sales Manager for North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota at (605) 366-8333 or BMohr@FarmersNational.com. 

Brock Thurman, Commodity Marketing Specialist, AFM, and Area Vice President for Kansas and Oklahoma at (620) 825-4320 or BThurman@FarmersNational.com. 

Flo Sayre, ALC, Real Estate Broker for the Columbia Basin and Eastern Washington state at (509) 544-8944 or FSayre@FarmersNational.com 

  

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If you are considering selling, let this market work for you. This is not a time to sell real estate quietly to the neighbor or a relative unless you just want to leave money on the table. To get a handle on what your land might be worth, or if you are interested in buying land to add to your portfolio, give us a call at 1-800-346-2650. 

 

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RECENT LAND AUCTION RESULTS 

$9,030/Acre White County, Indiana 

$5,200/Acre Pike County, Missouri 

$7,200/Acre Dakota County, Nebraska 

$11,100/Acre Boone County, Iowa 

$7,100/Acre Vermilion County, Illinois 

  

For more details on our upcoming auctions, please click here to see our auction calendar. 

  

UPCOMING LAND AUCTIONS 

LAND AUCTION! 

2,946 Acres Kiowa and Pratt Counties, Kansas  

Monday, February 1, 2016, at 2:00 PM. The auction will be held at the Pratt County 4-H building, 81 Lake Road, Pratt, Kansas.  

A great offering of high quality irrigated and non-irrigated cropland, CRP and recreational/hunting properties in Pratt and Kiowa County, Kansas. Great location in alfalfa, grain and cotton producing area.   

For additional information, please contact Matt Foos, agent, at (620) 385-2151 or (620) 255-1811 or click here.  

  

LAND AUCTION! 

2,439 Acres Perry County, Missouri 

Thursday, February 25, 2016, at 10:30 AM. The auction will be held at the American Legion Post 133 "Main Hall", 98 Grand Avenue, Perryville, Missouri.  

Offering highly tillable income producing acres plus Mississippi River frontage and associated recreational opportunities. Well drained, top quality cropland soils!  

Property is close to Perryville, Missouri. For additional information, please contact Boyd Harris, agent/auctioneer, at (573) 881-2724 or Bret Cude, agent, at (618) 407-5399 or click here.  

  

 

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