Cropland Values & Conservation on Working Lands in Louisiana

By Naveen Adusumilli and Hua Wang, LSU AgCenter

Annual cropland values in Louisiana in 2018 rose by approximately 3.3% from 2017 values, the highest among the delta states. Arkansas and Mississippi land values increased by 2.2% each during the same time. The rate of change in farmland values over the three-year period (2015-2017) is in the same range, an average 3% increase.