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Long-run Cash Rent

Examine breakeven prices, earnings per acre, breakeven cash rents, and trends in working capital with this spreadsheet tool.

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The Index of Indiana Farm Real Estate

Index Numbers of Indiana Farm Real Estate Values, August 2023 update. Compiled by Todd Kuethe, Craig Dobbins and J.H. Atkinson, Purdue Agricultural Economics.

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Comparing Net Returns for Alternative Leasing Arrangements

This article used a case farm in west central Indiana to compare the net return to land for crop share, fixed cash rent, and flexible cash leases. The average net returns to land from a landowner perspective were similar among the three lease arrangements.

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Farm Lease Types, Side X Side Digital Webinar

Michael Langemeier introduced the types of leases (cash rent, flex rent, and share rent) and discussed the advantages and disadvantages of each leasing arrangement during the August 2, 2023 Side By Side Digital Webinar. A comparison with risk/return tradeoffs between lease types was also included in the webinar discussion.

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(Part 2) Indiana Farmland Cash Rental Rates 2023 Update

Purdue ag economists Todd Kuethe, James Mintert and Michael Langemeier discuss cash rental rates for Indiana farmland in this, the second of two AgCast episodes discussing the 2023 Purdue Farmland Values and Cash Rents Survey results.

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(Part 1) Indiana Farmland Values 2023 Update

Purdue ag economists Todd Kuethe, James Mintert and Michael Langemeier discuss Indiana farmland values on this, the first of two AgCast episodes discussing the 2023 Purdue Farmland Values and Cash Rents Survey results. Each June, the department of agricultural economics surveys knowledgeable professionals regarding Indiana’s farmland and cash rental market.

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August 2023 PAER issue: Indiana farmland prices continue to rise in 2023

Indiana farmland prices once again hit record highs in 2023, according to the recent Purdue Farmland Value and Cash Rents Survey. Statewide, the average price of top-quality farmland averaged $13,739 per acre, up 7.3% from June 2022. Average and poor-quality farmland increased 5.8% and 0.7% to $11,210 and $8,689 per acre, respectively.

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Indiana Farmland Values & Cash Rental Rates: 2022 Update Webinar

Recorded August 24 | Purdue ag economists break down the Purdue Farmland Values and Cash Rents Survey results and the USDA Land Values report.

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Indiana Farmland Prices Grow at Record Pace in 2022

It is safe to say that the last year was unlike any other in recent memory. The COVID-19 pandemic caused significant disruption to our lives and the global economy. Surprisingly, many of the current economic forces put upward pressure on farmland prices.

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Incorporating Conservation Provisions into Crop Leases, Great Lake Crops Summit

Michael Langemeier presented Incorporating Conservation Provisions into Crop Leases at the Great Lake Crops Summit in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.

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