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Producers More Optimistic About Farmland Values

It wasn’t good news this summer to see ag producers’ pessimism when asked what they thought the future had in store for the value of their land. But it appears that within the last month or two they have become more optimistic about the future of their land values.
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2018 Farm Profits Expected to Drop to Near 2016 Levels

In inflation-adjusted 2018 dollars, net farm income is forecast to decline $10.8 billion (14.1%) from 2017 after increasing $13.0 billion (20.2%) in 2017. If realized, inflation-adjusted net farm income would be 3.3% above its level in 2016, which was its lowest level since 2002.

Inflation-adjusted net cash farm income is forecast to decline $10.9 billion (10.5%) from 2017 to $93.4 billion, which would be the lowest real-dollar level since 2009. Net cash farm income encompasses cash receipts from farming as well as farm-related income, including government payments, minus cash expenses. Net farm income is a more comprehensive measure that incorporates non-cash items, including changes in inventories, economic depreciation, and gross imputed rental income of operator dwellings.


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[Podcast] Stuck in Neutral: The Federal Reserve Bank’s Outlook for Agriculture

In this episode of the <em>Ag Equipment Intelligence</em> podcast, Editor/Publisher Dave Kanicki is joined by Nathan Kauffman, vice president and Omaha Bank executive with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and Kansas City Fed’s principal expert in agricultural economics.
In this episode of the Ag Equipment Intelligence podcast, Editor/Publisher Dave Kanicki is joined by Nathan Kauffman, vice president and Omaha Bank executive with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and Kansas City Fed’s principal expert in agricultural economics.
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USDA & FAPRI Net Farm Income Projections Vary for 2018

The outlook for 2018 farm net income varies depending on recent reports from USDA on Aug. 30 and University of Missouri’s Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) on Sept. 18. However, the USDA outlook did not include potential payments from the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) that provides farmers with compensation for losses incurred because of trade disputes, announced on Aug. 27. On the other hand, FAPRI’s farm income projections incorporates the initial round of MFP payments.
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