Farm Real Estate Values Up and USDA Invests in Rural Health Care
**Farm real estate value averaged $3,380 per acre for 2021, up $220 per acre from 2020.
www.morningagclips.com reports, Alabama farm real estate values increased $50 per acre and Florida values increased $120 per acre.
Farm real estate values in Georgia increased by $170 per acre and South Carolina values increased by $100 per acre.
Cash rent for all U.S. cropland increased $2 to $141 per acre this year.
**Hundreds of cattlemen and women attended the 28th annual Cattlemen’s College in Nashville, last week, prior to the Cattle Industry Convention & National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Trade Show.
According to the NCBA, Cattlemen’s College is one of the industry’s premier educational events with stimulating sessions to help generate better returns for operations.
On demand videos from Cattlemen’s College are available online for registered attendees, and for a fee to non-attendees … at https://convention.ncba.org/events-meetings/cattlemens-college.
**The USDA is making up to $500-million available in grants to help rural health care facilities, tribes and communities expand access to COVID-19 vaccines, health care services and nutrition assistance.
Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says through the Emergency Rural Health Care Grants, USDA will help rural hospitals and local communities increase access to vaccines and testing, medical supplies, telehealth, and food assistance, while helping improve the long-term viability of rural health care providers.