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News & Views

AEA and Peoples Company proactively work to anticipate the needs of those in the agricultural sector. The team collaborates with land professionals to co-author white papers with robust industry research, create valuable monthly land business publications, and produce an annual national land values report.

Industry Research

Socially Responsible Farmland Investment

Dr. Mike Duffy and Steve Bruere

This thought-provoking paper asserts that changing demographics is driving a trend by next-generation landowners to manage for appreciation and create sustainability through socially responsible farming.

Your Farmland and the Future

Teresa Opheim and Steve Bruere

With around 10% of all farmland changing hands in the next few years, farm succession planning is no longer optional, it’s essential. The future of farmland ownership is set to look very different in the coming years.

Understanding the Effect of Organic Certification on U.S. Farmland Rental Values

Erin Leonard and Ryan Koory

Mercaris surveyed 109 certified organic landowners and renters across the country, concentrated in the Corn Belt and East Coast, about their cash rental values to determine if certified organic land values differed from conventional land values within these regions.

2020 National Land Values Report

Bruce Sherrick and Peoples Company

There are very few reliable sources of data to compare land values across the country. As the financialization of farmland picks up steam, the need to evaluate various regions and asset types in agriculture is becoming more important than ever.

Peoples Report Newsletter

Peoples Company’s bi-annual newsletter provides an overview of the land market, company accomplishments throughout the year, and new initiatives launched.

Land Business Monthly

Article Links

Farmland Draws Investor Interest With Inflation Running Hot

The inflation wave that’s sweeping through the global economy is playing into a investment niche that a small group of people in finance have spent years developing: farmland.

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Fed Officials Project Three Interest Rate Rises in 2022 and Accelerate Stimulus Wind-Down

The Federal Reserve set the stage for a series of interest rate increases beginning next spring, completing a major policy pivot that showed much greater concern about the potential for inflation to stay high.

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Iowa farmland values shoot up 29% in ISU survey

Iowa State University Extension’s annual farmland survey released today shows a surge in the estimated value of farmland that hasn’t been seen in a decade.

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