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Farmland market might be leveling off


An ag real estate expert anticipates the farmland market to begin flattening out.

Compeer Financial chief appraiser Mike Morris says rising interest rates are a headwind, but a strong cash presence remains.

“A lot of potential buyers still have a lot of capital they can spend on real estate, (and) commodity prices of course are staying strong. Or at least are at higher levels than they have been historically.”

But he tells Brownfield input costs will squeeze margins going into next year.

Farmland market might be leveling off