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Farmland values remain strong despite financial headwinds

Midwestern farmland values remain strong despite a weakening ag economy. Compeer Financial director of appraisal Adam Schmidt says a dramatic increase in interest rates should put downward pressure on the land market. “Land is more expensive to finance, that investor category has other attractive alternative... Read More.

Cattle industry faces headwinds, but many remain optimistic

An industry consultant says there’s still a lot of optimism in the cattle industry, but producers continue to face headwinds.  Nevil Speer says, “Even though markets have been good, it’s the amount of working capital that they have.” He tells Brownfield input costs remain... Read More.