Not many acres were offered for auction this week with 626 acres, of which, 427 acres were tillable.  There were three “no sales.”  Grain markets are starting to be a concern.  Grain markets have went south past two weeks due to trade tariffs.  Another concern is the weather, with

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It was a fairly active week for land auctions with 2,124 acres offered. Of those acres, 1,679 were tillable. Several farms sold north of $9,000/acre. There were a couple of sale prices I would consider as a little “light” but for the most part the land market continues to

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You’ve just purchased a piece of prime, Iowa farmland. But, you have no intentions of farming it yourself. You know that you need to find the right tenant for your Iowa farmland, but you have no idea what to look for. Here are a few traits that

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There were only three auctions this week, with 549 acres offered. Of those acres, 415 were tillable. Some of the realtors I visit with say there is concern with land buyers on how grain markets will react to tariffs and trade deals, but so far, this concern has not

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Iowa Land Values

Iowa Farmland Broker

Farmland prices for the month of May remained steady with a slight decline compared to last year. If you were to ask us before we looked at the data, we would have said that all the land sales

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More acres were offered for auction this week, compared to last week, with 902 acres offered. Of those acres, 770 were tillable. It appears the land market continues to be very stable.

“That’s my story and I’m sticking to it!” Please check back

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There were only three land auctions this week, with 238 acres offered. Of those acres, 153 were tillable. The market appears to be very stable. Grain markets are showing some strength.

“That’s my story and I’m sticking to it!” Please check back next

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If you’re getting ready to sell your Iowa farmland, there are many things that you can do to increase your farmland value.

Clean Fencerows

Drive around anywhere in Iowa, and you’re bound to find old fences dotting the farmland landscape. Years ago when many producers had a more diversified operation

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Auction activity was up this week with 1,328 acres offered. Of those acres, 982 were tillable. There was one “no sale” this week. Very little auction activity is queued up for the next several weeks. The market appears to be very stable.

“That’s

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Want to Know Your Farmland Value?

We often have clients ask us what goes into determining their farmland value. With a variety of answers to this question, we thought we’d dive in for an online explanation.

Proximity

One of the more obvious

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