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Farmland Values – Will the Boom Turn Bust Presentation

Top Producer Seminar presentation by Dr. Brent Gloy.

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Is the Current Farm Prosperity Sustainable? What to Watch

Many are asking whether the current prosperity in farming is sustainable. The answer is not obvious, but the following “what to watch” list might provide a useful perspective to answer this question.

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When Do Farm Booms Become Bubbles?

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Symposium, July 16-17, 2012 – Session 1: When Do Farm Booms Become Bubbles? | Rapid increases in agricultural incomes and asset values have brought back memories of previous booms and busts. Henderson, Gloy, and Boehlje (2011) chronicled previous agricultural booms and busts noting that they have often corresponded to rapid expansions and contractions of agricultural exports.

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Is This Farm Boom Different?

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Symposium, July 16-17, 2012 – Conference Rapporteur: Is This Farm Boom Different? | This has been a very stimulating and informative symposium. First,I will summarize the key “take-aways” of the presentations from my perspective. Then I will make some additional observations and identify some key uncertainties that are shaping the future of agriculture–“what to watch” in these turbulent times.

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Farmland Values – Will the Boom Turn Bust?

Rapid increases in agricultural incomes and asset values have brought back memories of previous booms and busts. Henderson, Gloy, and Boehlje (2011) chronicled previous agricultural booms and busts noting that they have often corresponded to rapid expansions and contractions of agricultural exports. As in previous eras, today’s agricultural boom has been fueled by increases in export demand. A key difference however, is the dramatic increase in domestic demand associated with the use of biofuels.

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Farmland Values: Perspectives from the Field

After the weather, farmland values might well be the second most popular topic of conversation among farmers. Those with more than 30 years of experience in farming likely remember the 1980s with clarity.

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Farmland Values: Current and Future Prospects

Farmland is a critical asset in the agricultural sector. Recent increases in farmland prices have generated considerable discussion of the level of farmland values. This paper describes some of the key characteristics of the farmland market, the market forces impacting farmland values, and how farmland values are determined.

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