Farmland Returns In The United States

View historical farmland investment returns and see how they have changed over time.


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Farmland Returns



U.S. Farmland Returns

Over the last 20 years, United States farmland has offered average returns of 0%. At this rate, $10,000 invested in farmland in 0 would now be worth over $0. Farmland returns are made up of two values, land appreciation, and capitalization rates of the property. Total farmland returns have been positive every year since 1990.


Average Annual Returns

Cumulative Returns of Farmland

Source: NCREIF

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Past performance does not guarantee future results and there is no guarantee this trend will continue. For illustrative purposes only and is not intended to represent the result of an actual investment. All investments involve risk, including the loss of principle. Click here for Acretrader General Disclosures.


Standard Deviation of Returns

Year Over Year Change (%)

Source: NCREIF

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Farmland Returns: Top 5 States

As of December 12th, 2021

Data referenced herein: USDA and NCREIF with additional calculations performed by AcreTrader. All calculations assume reinvestment of dividends.

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