farmland http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Midwestern Farmland Values Continue To Rise http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/midwestern-farmland-values-continue-rise <p>Even though farm income only saw a slight increase between the second quarters of 2012 and 2013, there continued to be a rapid rise in the value of farmland, according to a new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, which surveyed agricultural banks in parts of seven Midwestern states, including Missouri and Illinois.&nbsp;</p><p>Kevin Kliesen, business economist and research officer with the Fed in St. Louis, says there’s anecdotal reports that some of the money is coming from big, institutional, including foreign, investors.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 20:22:15 +0000 Tim Lloyd 29209 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Midwestern Farmland Values Continue To Rise