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How Much Will an Acre of Land Cost in 2022?

A month ago, we shared 2021 farmland cash rent values as reported by the USDA. Now that we have reviewed the 2021 data let’s explore how much rents will rise in 2022.

How Much Will an Acre of Land Cost in 2022?

A month ago, we shared 2021 farmland cash rent values as reported by the USDA. Now that we have reviewed the 2021 data let’s explore how much rents will rise in 2022.

What’s Included in Your Buyer Market Check

Have you thought about buying? Get supporting offer data with a Tillable Buyer Market Check. It’s free, easy to request, and the information you get is valuable.  Your Buyer Market Check Includes:  Recommended offer range Recent farm sale prices near your purchase Farm comps by soil quality, size, and loan pricing  For more details, read on or click here to schedule your free Buyer Market Check now.  What do you need to prepare for your Buyer Market Check? Start by scheduling your free Buyer Market Check online or call (773) 347-8596. You’ll need to answer a few basic questions about

Farm Cash-Out Refinance or Farm Equity Line of Credit

Introduction As farmland values and inputs rise, sometimes it is necessary to find additional money to fund your farm operation, expand, or purchase new equipment.  There are two ways to leverage your farmland real assets to access additional capital to grow your business. Farm Cash-Out Refinance It is very common to use a farm loan from a bank to purchase farmland. This type of loan is a mortgage. As you make your payments on your farm, you are lowering the principal and interest on the loan amount. So, as you pay down your mortgage, you are increasing the amount of

Understanding Farm Loans and Farm Financing Terms

Introduction There are several types of farm loans, including 1) operating loans to fund day-to-day running of the farm, 2) cash rental loans to fund annual farm rentals, 3) farm mortgages to finance the purchase of farmland, and 4) farm refinancings to refinance a farm mortgage into a better rate / terms. We’ll dive into each of these farm loan types as well as some farm financing terminology below. The Farming Cycle Before we get into each of the farm loans, it’s important to explain why they all exist. Some (like farm mortgages) are self-explanatory: farms are expensive and most

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Breaking Down Operating Loans

As a farmer, you have enough to worry about without losing sleep over your operating loan.  With a new growing season just around the corner,

Is Your Farm Ready For the Carbon Markets?

Want to understand carbon markets? There are 3 things you need to know when considering carbon markets: the impact of capturing farm data, how carbon credits affect lease income, and the evolving value of carbon credits.

Tillable’s Price Discovery Process

When a farm needs a new farmer, choosing the right new farmer is the single most important decision a landowner or manager makes. The decision

How to Rent Land for Farming

Learn about leasing options and how to structure your lease agreement based on your operation’s needs and financial goals. Renting farm land can be easy — we’ll show you how.

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American Agriculture Defines Resilience

Today’s USDA Crop Progress Report indicates:
U.S. corn 88% completed compared to 55% this week last year. Tillable’s farmland specialist, Mason, shares his perspective.

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Data Collection: Beyond Yield Data

We talk a lot about why yield data is important, but there are other measures you should be tracking and many that precision ag tools can help you make use of.