The American Farmland Trust announced a new model geared toward increasing the use of conservation practices in the Great Lakes Basin by engaging women landowners, the operators who lease their land, and agricultural retailers through workshops, toolkits and “learning circles.”
Farm families up and down the Missouri River fight for their livelihood as historic floodwaters destroy roads, bridges, fields, livestock, and local communities, at the same time farmers across the Midwest are struggling with low commodity prices already.
Farmland values are expected to remain stable in 2019, despite uncertainty caused by lower commodity prices and farm incomes over the past five years, Farmers National said after looking at recent trends in its 28-state service area.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2017 – Call it market equilibrium or stability. Call it nap time in the Heartland’s farmland market. But across the Corn Belt, the Great Lake States and Northern Plains the land market is surely not the torrid trading pit it was just a few years ago.