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Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics


Land Values

  1. Tax Value of Farmland Expected to Drop

    Jun 19, 2020

    There’s a bit of good news for Ohio farmers to counter the bad news caused by COVID-19, as well as by last year’s historic rain. In counties scheduled for property value updates in 2020—about half of Ohio’s 88 counties—the average value of farmland enrolled in the Current Agricultural Use Value (CAUV) program should be about 40% lower than 2017–2019, or about $665 per acre.

  2. Expert to Field Questions on Crop Budgets, Farmland Prices and Rental Rates at the 2014 Farm Science Review

    Aug 14, 2014

    While cropland values in Ohio increased in the past two years, they have remained flat, and in some cases declined depending on the land class, in 2014, Barry Ward, an AEDE economist and production business management leader for Ohio State University Extension recently said.
  3. OSU Expert: Farmland Value Projected to be Flat, or Decrease in 2014

    Nov 26, 2013

    While cropland values in Ohio increased in 2012 and 2013, they are expected to remain flat or even decline in 2014, Barry Ward recently said at the opening of the 2013-2014 Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference Series.

  4. AEDE Faculty Participation at the 2012 Farm Science Review

    Sep 17, 2012

    The 2012 Farm Science Review begins today and AEDE faculty, staff and students will actively participate in many events this year. The Farm Science Review offers Review participants an opportunity to interact with agricultural economists, farm management specialists and Extension educators from the department.  
  5. Research from Professor Elena Irwin, Professor Mark Partridge, AEDE Swank Chair in Rural-Urban Policy, and AEDE alumnus Heather Stephens, PhD, profiled in Twine Line, a magazine of The Ohio Sea Grant College Program

    Sep 9, 2012