Factors affecting agricultural land prices
B. Delworth Gardner, Giannini Foundation
Carole Frank Nuckton, UC Davis
California Agriculture 33(1):4-6. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v033n01p4.
The price of American farmland has been propelled sky-high by forces both internal and external to agriculture: farm expansion, urbanization, rural parcelization, foreign investments in U.S. land, conglomerate corporations entering agriculture, vertical integration in the food system, and so on.
B. Delworth Gardner is Professor of Agricultural Economics, Davis, and Director of the Giannini Foundation; Carole Frank Nuckton is Research Associate, agricultural economics, UC, Davis.