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Survey finds Nebraska farmland values are moderating

An ag economist says farmland values in Nebraska are moderating. “We estimate the market value at about $3,835 an acre, about 5% over the prior year,” Jim Jansen with the University of Nebraska Extension says. This is the third consecutive year the university’s annual... Read More.

Wisconsin dairy producer survey due

Wisconsin’s ag department is asking dairy producers to share information about their operations in a new survey. Dan Bauer with the Department of Ag, Trade, and Consumer Protection’s Farm Center tells Brownfield a lot has changed since the last survey four years ago, so... Read More.

Minnesota leaders survey flood damage, talk ag impact

State and federal leaders surveyed flood damage in south-central Minnesota Tuesday. Governor Tim Walz said he was struck by the enormity of the situation. “Just the number of fields, and looked like crop damage that’s out there. So as we’ve said to Minnesotans, first... Read More.

Friday Tornado Damage Survey for SE Kansas

By Lucky Kidd SOUTHEAST, Kan. — The National Weather Service has completed assessments on the tornadoes of Friday.An EF2 rating was given to a tornado that touched down at 3:32 p.m. west of Buxton in Elk County and ended... Read More.

Mastermind McPherson Survey Extended: May 9

By the McPherson County Community Foundation McPHERSON COUNTY, Kan. — The Mastermind McPherson County Survey has been extend! Survey data will now be collected up until May 9th. Amount needed from community: Canton: 50Galva: 50Lindsborg: 20Marquette: 47Moundridge:14

Survey says farmers less inclined to make capital investments on farms

The head of Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture says profitability concerns have farmers less inclined to make capital investments on their farms. Jim Mintert says the Farm Capital Investment Index declined again in the latest Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer. “Last fall,... Read More.

Mastermind McPherson County Survey Submissions Opening March 1

By McPherson County Community Foundation McPHERSON COUNTY, Kan. — The McPherson County Community Foundation (MCCF) Mastermind McPherson County is entering its second year of community benchmarking.Mastermind McPherson County is a three-year program set on creating a process to review and act on county needs. This... Read More.