Iowa Farmland Bubble

February 24, 2013

The Iowa farmland bubble, does it exist or not exist?  This is a topic that can get quite heated.  While I’m just an Auctioneer and the presence of a bubble doesnt affect me in any way or another I’ve gotten some interesting reactions to past writings on this subject.  The fact is as Auctioneers we […]

Iowa Farmland Prices Website

February 14, 2013

We have undertaken an aggressive project here at dollarsanddirt.com 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 […]

1st Place in the Advertising Contest: Iowa Auctioneers Association

February 5, 2013

I was honored this weekend with a 1st place trophy from the Iowa Auctioneers Association at the Winter Convention in Des Moines. Auctioneers from across the state of Iowa gathered for legal updates, new training, networking and of course a few competitions. The association hosts bid calling competitions for both veterans and rookies, a ringman […]

The NEW Dollars And Dirt

February 1, 2013

I want to welcome you to the new Dollars And Dirt, Farmland Auctioneer website.  I am an auctioneer from Iowa and blessed to be a part of one of the oldest and greatest professions in America.  We are excited after 18 months of putting this new website together that it’s finally making it to the public’s […]