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Agricultural Land Prices, Supply, Demand and Current Trends
4/17/2013 (new)

 UK Authors: John Barnhart, Cory Walters
 Departments: Agricultural Economics
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The purpose of this article is to describe the incentives faced by farmland buyers and sellers in a supply and demand framework explaining the reasons why farmland values are relatively high.

web only | 9 pages | - | 168 downloads | PDF: 120 kb




Exchange Traded Funds and Agriculture
4/17/2013 (new)

 UK Authors: John Barnhart, Cory Walters
 Departments: Agricultural Economics
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Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) represent a relatively new form of investment instruments allowing investors easier access to stocks, bonds, real estate, commodities, and futures markets. The purpose of this article is to identify how ETFs operate, their valuation, their history, and provide an example of how a hypothetical ETF functions.

web only | 8 pages | - | 33 downloads | PDF: 280 kb




Financial Impacts From Farmland Value Declines by Various Farm Ownership Levels
4/17/2013 (new)

 UK Authors: John Barnhart, Cory Walters
 Departments: Agricultural Economics
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Long-term farm financial strength stemming from investment decisions is a primary concern of all producers, bankers, and the entire agricultural industry. Farmland in Kentucky represents the primary resource for producers to accumulate wealth and represents, on average, 75% of producers' assets (KFBM, 2012). In this article, we examine farm financial impacts from farmland value declines by various farmland ownership levels through key financial ratios.

web only | 8 pages | - | 31 downloads | PDF: 111 kb