February 22, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
The numbers are in and agriculture land value in Douglas County is on the rise. Douglas County Assessor Keith Albertsen explained at the February 12 county commissioners’ meeting in Alexandria how the values were calculated and who it’s going to affect. Continue Reading
November 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Big jumps in crop prices and yields will drive up taxes.
November 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic
CHICAGO Farmland values in five Midwest states rose 13 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier as record corn and soybean prices spurred demand from farmers and investors, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago said Thursday.
March 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic
‘The gap is narrowing,’ as farmers see 14 percent increase in sales in 2011. Continue Reading
July 7, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe
Southwest Minn. counties see double-digit increases
WORTHINGTON In the span of five years, the market value on agricultural land in Nobles County has increased by nearly $1 billion, and the trend will likely continue to climb as buyers keep paying record high prices.
Nobles County Assessor Byron Swart recently presented information to Nobles County commissioners on trends in agricultural land, residential and commercial sales recorded in the county between Oct. 1, 2009 and Sept. 30, 2010.
January 9, 2011 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR Farmland values in west central Minnesota are continuing to climb to new, historic highs, assessors in the seven-county area around Willmar report.