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Farmland Values Hold Firm
July 18, 2019 - DTN
Despite the fifth year of lower commodity prices and projections for negative profit margins heading into 2019, farmland prices remain stubbornly stable.

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The Investment Issue: Weidert Farm
May 14, 2019 - The Land Report

Over the last half century, the Weiderts have created a powerhouse of a farm. Their next step? Find someone to take it to the next level.

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Out of Iowa: Peoples Company looks to sow national opportunities
April 13, 2019 - BluePrint

According to a 2015 Iowa State University study, 56 percent of all Iowa farmland is owned by those 65 and older.

Though the numbers don’t exactly pop off the page, the implications are significant: With upwards of 85 percent of our foodstuffs sourced from within the United States, how—and by whom—will our future farms be run?

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Into The Weeds Podcast
January 14, 2019 - Pipeline Foods
In this episode of Into The Weeds, Pipeline Foods' Erin Heitkamp guest-hosts and explores trends in the world of farmland investing and management with Steve Bruere and Dave Muth of Peoples Company. Together, they discuss the consumer and regulatory drivers to focus on longer-term land values and environmental returns, support for new farmers entering the space, and where organic fits in the larger scheme of things.

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Tariffs, Rising Interest Rates Threaten U.S. Farmland Prices
December 4, 2018 - Newsweek

U.S. farmland prices may drop due to headwinds including rising interest rates and new tariffs.

The prices for farm land have been steady after peaking at all-time highs in recent years when farmers benefitted from high crop prices and low interest rates. Even after crop prices have dropped in past years, land prices have held firm nationally because the capitalization rate (the ratio of net operating income to asset value) has remained attractive for buyers.

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Peoples Company: In the Business of People
November 19, 2018 -

While Iowa-based Peoples Company offers land management, appraisals, land investments, brokerage and auction services, the foundation of everything is people.

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