Iowa Farmland Prices Auction Results Week 7 2018

February 21, 2018

Iowa Farmland Auction Results for Week 6 2018 Average Price per CSR Point in Iowa Iowa farmland prices in week 7 were nearly identical to week 6 of 2018.  This weeks farmland auction results show that $14,606,615 worth of farmland sold at auction this week for farms that are 80% tillable or more.  There was […]

Iowa Farmland Prices Report Week 6 2018

February 12, 2018

Iowa Farmland Report Week 6 of 2018 Average Price per CSR2 Point in Iowa Welcome to our Iowa farmland report for week 6 of 2018.  Dollars per CSR2 point this week swings $12.39 higher than last weeks average ending at $96.13 per CSR2 point.  Good farmland sale prices this week and an abundance of good […]

Iowa Farmland Prices August 2016

September 3, 2016

Iowa Farmland Prices August 2016 This report on Iowa Farmland Prices from DreamDirt, a regular series of farmland values analysis in Iowa issued on a monthly basis is designed to help farmland owners, heirs, executors and other professionals understand the current climate and see the actual sales prices of farms in Iowa.  The report is the best available information collected […]

2014 Farmland Prices a Surprise to Some

September 11, 2014

News of a farmland auction in Washington County Iowa has made its rounds through the circuit this week.  There have in fact been quite a few farmland auctions over the past month that have brought prices that were higher than some expected them to be.  We have written on this on the DreamDirt.com blog as well. […]

2013 Iowa Farmland Prices Survey is Out. Iowa Land is up 5.1%

December 12, 2013

The 2013 Iowa Farmland Prices Survey from Iowa State University was released yesterday and we have begun the task of updating the county pages on our website to reflect the new numbers. This years survey shows us about what we were expecting, a gain of 5.1% or $420 acres statewide.  That’s a positive for the […]

Iowa Farmland Prices Falling Farmland Bubble?

November 19, 2013

Iowa Farmland Prices Falling Farmland Bubble Predictors Get Their Day A new report out this week by the Chicago Fed Reserve has some news that wasn’t unexpected.  With 6 years of record land prices behind us we knew an adjustment in values was in ahead.  The big question is how big will the adjustment be?  […]

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 […]

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 […]