Auction activity was steady this week with 1,644 acres auctioned, of which 1,436 were tillable. The market appears to be steady.

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Iowa Farmland Values Decrease from September 2018

Cropland values are down statewide for the September 2018 to March 2019 period, according to the Iowa Chapter of REALTORS® Land Institute Land Value Survey released on March 13, 2019.

The twice-yearly survey of farm real estate professionals finds Iowa farmland values

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Auction activity is slowing. Last week had 1,446 acres auctioned, of which 915 were tillable. Looking ahead for the next 30 days, it appears auction activity is winding down for spring planting.

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Iowa Land Values

Iowa Farmland Auctioneer Market Update | January 2019

Iowa Farmland

Results from the 99 auctions (8721 acres) this last month have
the average for high quality ground at $8,243/acre and medium
quality ground averaging $5,825/acre. Low quality ground is



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It was a very active week with 2,979 acres auctioned, of which 2,559 were tillable. Looking ahead for the next 30 days, it appears auction activity will be slowing down. The data below indicates quality land commands premium prices as there were 10 tracts that sold for $10,000/acre and

   March 4, 2019    0 Like

Iowa land sales were about even with last week with 2,327 acres auctioned, of which 1,858 were tillable. Auction activity really picked up in February as the supply of land coming to auction greatly increased. There was one “no sale” this week and there appears to be softness in

Farmland Appraiser

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Below are some appraisers from the Appraiser Institute of Iowa in different parts of Iowa should you need to have an appraisal completed.  If you can not find one

DES MOINES — There are lessons to be learned in today’s economic numbers regarding agriculture: that land values remain relatively strong, farmers appear optimistic, and good management and marketing are becoming more important.

Those are some of the messages Jim Knuth talked about during the

Farmland Tenant Loyalty.

It can certainly be a hard, hot topic to talk about when it comes time to sell the farmland. Just recently I had an experience that really got me thinking. We’re seeing lots of land owners show

Iowa land sales were down this week with 2,310 acres auctioned, of which 1,757 were tillable. One farm was a “no sale.” The realtor felt the seller had too high of price expectations. The market appears to be steady.

Last week a farm was auctioned that included 30 acres