Iowa Farmland Prices 2013: Realtors Land Institute Report

March 28, 2013

The Iowa Chapter #2 of the Realtors Land Institute has released the Iowa Farmland Prices 2013 Spring report.  This is the first of 2 reports the organization of which I am a member releases each year.  Its worth noting these figures are derived from estimates, not necessarily sale results.  That said the estimates are made […]

Dunlap Iowa Farmland Auction $18,025 per Acre

March 12, 2013

Dunlap Iowa farmland auction fetches $18,025 at auction on March 9th.  This farm is located in Crawford County literally on the southern line with Harrison County, and only a few miles from the Monona County line.  This area is often called the Tri County area where the 3 counties come together.  This farm lies just northwest […]

Crawford County Iowa Farmland Sales Results

March 9, 2013

Crawford County Iowa Farmland Sales Results Crawford County in west central Iowa has an average farmland price of $160 per CSR point, which is very common for the region and is home to a notable auction which occurred on March 9th 2013 on the southern county line with Harrison County near Dunlap Iowa where a 144 acre […]

Jason Smith Auctioneer on Fox News Iowa Farmland Prices

March 7, 2013

Last week I had the fortune of visiting with a producer at Fox News to help answer a few questions about Iowa farmland prices.  I’ve been blessed to be able to work with the national media including NBC’s Rock Center’s story of Iowa Farmland Prices story in January 2012.  Since then I’ve also worked with CBC, New […]

Is It Time To Sell Good Farmland In Iowa?

March 4, 2013

I’ve heard the question more and more recently “Is it time to sell good farmland in Iowa?”  Farmland owners that are trying to time the top are getting anxious about cashing in on their investment.  I have several answers to the question.  As you read my writings understand, I’m a farmland Auctioneer, not an economist!  I […]