Whether you prefer the wide Texas range, the verdant pastures of Missouri or South Dakota's rolling hills near the Missouri River, the ranchland market has been hot, hot, hot. I see ranchland values continuing to appreciate, perhaps not as fast...
As long as cows have grain to select in a cornstalk field, the diet is probably above 8-9.5% crude protein (CP) and as high as 70% total digestible nutrients (TDN). This exceeds the protein and energy needs of a 1,200-lb. cow in mid-gestation...
Today's appreciation in agriculture land values is reminiscent to some of the late '70s boom that turned into a mid '80s nightmare. But experts say the higher equity of today's transactions should preclude a repeat.
Land and pasture values continue to rocket ahead with the equity power of non-ag buyers. Has a new price floor been developed for land and pasture values?
Today's 1031 "tax-free" exchanges are increasingly a part of the agricultural land transaction equation.
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With today's land prices, cow income won't pay for western ranches. Scenic ranches offering privacy for their owners, as well as recreational activities, are boosting sale prices across the West.
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