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Wilbur-Ellis Company Acquires Chester Farm Service Corp. in South Dakota
March 26 - Wilbur-Ellis Company, a leader in crop production technology and the distribution and marketing of plant protection, seed and nutritional products, has acquired the assets of Chester Farm... >>more
DTN/Progressive Farmer Release Ag Confidence Index Results
March 26 - Farmers are feeling less optimistic about the ag economy than they did after last year's harvest, according to the latest results of the DTN/The Progressive Farmer Agriculture Confidence... >>more
Farm Banks Increase Ag Lending, Jobs in 2012 Despite Slow Economy
March 20 - U.S. agricultural banks increased farm and ranch lending by 13.9 percent, or $10 billion, in 2012 and held $81.8 billion at the end of the year, according to the American Bankers... >>more
Farmland Values Continue to Rise And So Do Bubble Concerns
March 13 - Agricultural production and farmland loan balances at U.S. commercial banks have increased above and beyond pre-financial crisis levels. According to a report by SNL, loans secured by... >>more
Champaign County Farmland Sells for $15,375 Per Acre
March 12 - A 173-acre farm in Champaign County, Ill., sold for $15,375 per acre in a transaction that is believed to have set a new local record.
"This is the first time I've seen farmland prices... >>more