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?  […]

7 Things: How To Choose An Auctioneer To Sell Your Farm

October 29, 2013

How To Choose An Auctioneer To Sell Your Farm For weeks this post has rolled around in my head, several times I committed points to paper only to scratch one and add another.  I wanted to be sure I covered the most important points.  It was only supposed to be 5, then it was 10 […]

Pocahontas County Iowa Farmland Prices

October 11, 2013

Pocahontas County Iowa Farmland Prices An update on sold farmland properties in Pocahontas County Iowa September 10 to October 10, 2013.  Click on the link below to see the latest report. Pocahontas County Iowa Farmland Sales For additional details on farmland values in Pocahontas County visit our Pocahontas County Iowa Farmland Values page to see […]

Iowa Drought Designations Improve Again

April 19, 2013

Iowa drought designations again improved in this weeks drought monitor.  Late winter snowfall along with heavy precipitation during the early Spring have quickly begun erasing color from the drought monitor.  This graphic shows the change in drought across the entire state since December 4, 2012.  In today’s new report you can see a large portion […]