Crop prices help land values, but water concerns hurt


Issue Date: March 26, 2014
By Lisa Lieberman

Commodity prices for citrus, tree fruit, nuts, vegetables and milk have been strong and stable almost across the board and, as a result, farmland throughout California is stable or increasing in price. The problem, according to speakers at a conference in Fresno last week, is the ongoing lack of water, which is beginning to affect all areas of the state and could end up impacting land values.

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