With the continued growing demand for food crops both here and across the world, farmland in the U.S. ended 2013 holding excellent value again. This fertile asset has not only realized amazing growth in value over the recent years and held that value, but again has shown increased price appreciation in multiple states including Iowa,
Many people predicted that farmland values would finally begin to decline in 2012, after nearly 20 years of growth. But, according to the USDA, the historic increase in farmland values continued in 2013. United Country sales volumes in the farm category increased 660 percent for December and 52 percent overall for the year.