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?  […]

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 […]

Iowa Farmland Prices Website

February 14, 2013

We have undertaken an aggressive project here at putting together the first nearly real time resource on Iowa farmland prices across the entire state.  I think we are building a resource thats helpful to many different people including landowners, farmers, real estate agents, auctioneers, investment companies, appraisers, reporters and the curious. There was a need […]

Farmland Values West Central Iowa

December 15, 2012

Farmland Values West Central Iowa rise 24.2% in 2012. West central Iowa’s crop reporting district has an average farmland value of $9,216 per acre.  This was a significant increase over 2011 figures.  High grade farmland averaged $11,128 an acre, medium grade $8,619 per acre and low grade farmland $5,877 per acre.  This portion of western […]