LANDOWNER RESOURCES_Land Value Surveys

Farmland Investor Letter

July 2012
Articles: Uncertain Ground; Second Qtr. 2012 Land Market Review; Hedge Fund Manager Wexford Capital to Take Profits & Run; New Land Market Coverage for Southern Midwest/Mid-South
$39

 

December 2011
Articles: Gap Between Rents & Crop Profits Likely Hit Record in 2011; Second Qtr. 2011 Land Market Review; Research Corner: Cash Rents Lag in Up Land Markets, But Not in Down Markets; Institutional Watch: CalPERS Reassigns Troubled Vineyard Portfolio
$29

 

November 2011
Articles: Crop Profits Likely to Contract in 2012, Cash Rents Still Playing Catch Up; First Qtr. 2011 Land Market Review; Rising Walnut Profits Helping to Lift Orchard Valuations; Institutional Watch
$29

 

June 2011
Articles: Historic Low Interest Rates, High Grain Prices, New Land Price Sale Records--Time to Sell?; Fourth Qtr. 2010 Land Market Review; Buffett Adds to Illinois Farmland Portfolio with $8.25M Purchase; Institutional Watch
$29

 

December 2010
Articles: What Lies Ahead Amid Farmland's Historic Price Boom?; 2010 Land Value Summary; Gladstone Land Corp. Secures Credit Line; Cash Rents Fail to Keep Pace with Land Value Increases; Are Cropland Prices Too High Relative to Rents & Interest Rates?; Pension Funds, Endowments Queued Up For Farmland; Deal Watch
$29

 

July 2010
Articles: Shadow Market Land Sales; First Qtr. 2010 Land Market Review; Gladstone Hopes to Launch 1st Publicly-Traded Farmland Fund; Institutional Watch
$29

 

April 2010
Articles: Competitive Bids Fuel 36% Rent Increase of U. of IL Farms; Fourth Qtr. 2009 Land Market Review; Florida Market Stablizing After 2009 Rout; 2009 Cropland Rent Estimates Revised Up Sharply
$29

 

February 2010
Articles: USDA Looks for Land Values to Reset Lower; Despite Warnings of Lower Rents, Lease Bids Climbing; FCS Appraisers More Positive on U.S. Heartland Market; Hiring a Farm Manager? It Pays to Bid the Assignment; Institutional Watch
$29

 

September 2009
Articles: Land Likely to Trade in Correction Mode Until Crop Profit Outlook Improves; USDA Overstated Land Appreciation Gains Since 2002; Illinois Land Prices Likely to Drift Modestly Down Through 2009; Indiana Land Values Slip; Rents on Top Land Up 2%; Leaner Crop Profits Could Pressure 2010 Lease Rates; Farm Management Fees Spike; Time to Press Reset? Institutional Watch
$29

 

March 2009
Articles: Competitive Bids Prompt 40% Rent Increases for U. of IL Farms; Fourth Qtr. 2008 Land Market Review; Grazing Rates Post Modest Gains; Mr. Buffett Goes Shopping
$29

 

November 2008
Articles: Farmland's Coming Storm? Third Qtr. 2008 Land Market Review; Lease Auctions Gain Traction
$29

 

September 2008
Articles: Will Farmland Dodge the Spiraling Financial Crisis?; 2007 U.S. Land Market Review; 2009 Rent Outlook: Rising Costs & Lower Crop Prices; Timber/Wind Energy Investors Drive Foreign Investment in U.S.
$29

 

June 2008
Articles: Has Land Entered a Bubble?; First Qtr. 2008 Land Market Review; Wexford Capital Pays $52 Million for 19,202 Acres in Neb.; Institutional Watch
$29

 

April 2008
Articles: Steep Grain Prices Likely to Push Illinois Land Values Higher; Iowa Cropland Values Spike 19% for 12 Months Through Feb.; Nebraska Land Values Jump 23%; Pension Fund Holdings Post Near 17% Return Before Fees; Institutional Watch
$29

 

January 2008
Articles: Developments to Watch; Fourth Qtr. 2007 Land Market Review; Favorable Weather Trend Was Driver of Corn Yield Increase; Grazing Rates Rise Across West
$29

 

December 2007
Articles: What Does $5 Corn Mean for Land Values?; That Big Sucking Sound?: TIAA-CREF; New Europe’s Great Land-Banking Scramble; Narrower Tax Rule Could Dampen Land Demand; Brazil Iowa Farms Nets $50 Million Infusion
$29

 

September 2007
Articles: The Coming Ethanol Shakeout; Bankers Fret Farmland Has Entered Bubble; Iowa’s Ethanol-Charged Land Market Remains Midwest Leader; Deal Watch
$29

 

August 2007
Articles: Land value surveys as analysis tools; Absent a global slowdown, land’s prospects remain positive; Understanding the revenue generating capacity of your land; Plains, Washington & Delta states generate top income yields
$29

 

June 2007
Articles: Street Talk; South Dakota Market Holds Breathy 14% Pace; Diamond Ring Ranch Trades for $35 Million; Minnesota Farmers Paid 4% Higher Rents in 2006; Institutional Watch; Trend Watch
$29

 

March 2007
Articles: Looming Ethanol Glut?; Microsoft Co-founder Bill Gates Continues Building Land Portfolio; Westchester Group Attracts $155 Million for Farmland Fund; First Qtr. 2007 Land Market Review
$29

 

February 2007
Articles: Lifting the Curtain on Land Values & Lease Rates; Illinois Land Values Rose 9%-10% in 2006; As Iowa Establishes Itself as Epicenter of Bio-fuels boom, Land Values Advance; Cash Rent Bonus Payments Okayed by FSA; Calif. Land Values Rose 8%-13% in 2006
$29

 

January 2007
Articles: Renegotiating a Below Market Lease; Here Come the Whales; Pension Fund Ag Investments Shine; Canadian Land Prices Look Attractive, Foreigners Need Not Apply; Grazing Rates up 4.5% Overall
$29

 

December 2006
Articles: Pondering the Bio-fuels Boom; Developments to Watch; Appreciation in Midwest Eases to 7% Annual Rate; Third Qtr. 2006 Land Market Review; Grain Market Rise & Ethanol Re-energize Iowa Land Market
$29

 

November 2006
Articles: Prospecting for Income; Top Income Yields for Cropland; Wisconsin Market Enters Slowdown; Ethanol Excitement Takes Root in Indiana; Shifting Price Risks; Institutional Roundup
$29

 

June 2006
Articles: The Rise of the Speculator; 2006 Land Values Summary; Second Qtr. 2006 Land Market Review; 2006 Rent Summary
$29

 

May 2006
Articles: The Ethanol Factor; Momentum in Ohio’s Land Market Eases; Farm Program Overhaul Appears Doubtful; Institutional Roundup; Mortgage Rates Pause
$29

 

April 2006
Articles: Wither Brazil?; First Qtr. 2006 Land Market Review
$29

 

March 2006
Articles: Approaching Plateau?; High Plains Anxiety; Nebraska Cash Rents Post Modest Gains; Trend Watch; Transitional Tracts Likely to Follow Home Market; Farm Bill Options Spell Change
$29

 

February 2006
Articles: Sagging Profits & Rising Land Values: How Long Will the Band Keep Playing?; Fourth Qtr. 2005 Land Market Review; Illinois Land Up 8%-12% in 2005; Farm Credit Report Shows Wide Range of Income Yields Across Heartland
$29

 

October 2005
Articles: Iowa Land Rises Nearly 11%; Midwest Ground Gains 11%; Third Qtr. 2005 Land Market Review; Worried About Farm Program Cuts?; Sharing the Subsidy; South Dakota Land Values Show 25%+ Gains
$29

 

September 2005
Articles: Farmland’s Flickering Flame?; Hot Times in the Heartland; Avoiding Collateral Damage; Were Government Payments Matter Most; Institutional Roundup
$29

 

August 2005
Articles: Great Expectations; 2005 Land Values Summary; Cotton Subsidy Cut; Conservation Easements Under Scrutiny; Institutional Roundup; 2005 Rent Summary
$29

 

February 2005
Articles: Iowa Farmland Values Sprout New High; Asian Soybean Rust Expands; Peak Play?; Questions for Michael Oliver; Southwest Indiana Auction Shenanigans; Farm Program Perils
$29