Commodity prices may be down, but land prices remain on the rise, according to the latest USDA Land Values Summary, published Aug. 1, 2014.
A state-by-state analysis reveals land values spiked most in the Dakotas. North Dakota and South Dakota were the No. 1 and 2 gainers, with respective increases of 22.5% and 17.4%. Kansas was third with a 17.1% increase.