Nov 29, 2011
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Farmland Values: The Talk of the Town 1

At the 59th annual ABA Agricultural Bankers Conference in Indianapolis, IN, sessions and hallway discussions concerning land values were front and center. In the U.S., farmland values have doubled since 1990 in real terms. Discussion with the Canadian bankers attending the conference confirmed that the same trend is occurring in many provinces. From a global perspective, British farmland has increased 135% over the past decade....More
Nov 29, 2011
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Custom Rates, DCP And ACRE Signup, Bin Check 1

An increased number of farm operators are now providing some type of custom work to other farmers during the growing season. Many times, the farmers involved in custom work arrangements wonder what a fair custom rate is for the various faming practices that were performed....More
Nov 29, 2011
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Corn, Soybean Crop Insurance Rates to Fall

Many U.S. corn and soybean growers will pay lower rates for crop insurance in 2012 thanks to an updating of the methodology for setting rates, USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) said on Monday....More
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