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A resurgent rural economy spurs farmland values

The rural economy broke free from the reins of recession in 2004 with an especially strong performance in the farm sector. Net farm income easily surpassed the record high of 2003. And the weakness that plagued the nonfarm rural economy in recent years appears to have been replaced with stronger job growth and higher incomes. Strong performances in the farm and nonfarm sectors have led to soaring land values. Rising incomes are often capitalized into asset values, and the past year was no exception. Rising rural incomes quickly led to strong land value gains. Since real estate is rural ...
Economic Review , Volume 90 , Issue Q I , Pages 59-82

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The agricultural situation

Federal Reserve Bulletin , Issue Sep

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Not milk? Midwest dairy is dying, says the conventional wisdom. Not gonna happen, say district farmers

Fedgazette , Volume 14 , Issue Mar , Pages 15-18

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Rust never sleeps

Asian soybean rust could create a make or break year for district farmers
Fedgazette , Volume 17 , Issue May , Pages 10-12

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Farm Crisis: Here we go again?

Fedgazette , Volume 11 , Issue Oct , Pages 1

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Saving the family farm, but from what?

Fedgazette , Volume 11 , Issue Oct , Pages 6-7

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The farm slump eases

Another big package of government financial aid cushioned the farm slump in 2000 but did little to lift agriculture's spirit. Overall, the industry's major financial indicators stayed remarkably healthy. Farmers delivered more red meat and poultry to supermarkets than ever before, and strong consumer demand in the robust U.S. economy boosted livestock prices and profits. But another big crop swamped still sluggish global markets, and weak crop prices held down farm incomes. In the end, help from Washington propped up the industry's financial indicators for the third consecutive year.> Barkema ...
Economic Review , Volume 85 , Issue Q IV , Pages 37-49

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Farming the government: Far from abandoning farmers, government policy stumbles into the new ag economy, helping some but not others

Fedgazette , Volume 11 , Issue Oct , Pages 8-9

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Old MacDonald's evolving farm

Alternative livestock markets still small and volatile, but appear to be growing.
Fedgazette , Volume 19 , Issue Jan , Pages 15-17

A look at the fall harvest

Agricultural Letter , Issue Sep , Pages 1-3


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