Iowa farmland prices have been on the rise for months, and a new 2022 state record was set at auction by Whitaker Marketing Group (www.wmgauction.com) on March 8th in Sioux County, Iowa. Thirty-eight acres of farmland sold in Sioux County...
The question about who is buying US farmland comes up quite often from different sources. Historically, farmers and ranchers purchase the larger share of agricultural land that comes up for sale in an area. Part of the land is sold...
Farmland values surged in the third quarter according to Federal Reserve Surveys of Agricultural Credit Conditions. The value of nonirrigated cropland increased by 12% or more in all participating Districts. The rapid increase was also consistent across most states,...
Source: AgWeb.com 13,400 per acre in Cedar County, Neb. $17,000 per acre in Douglas County, Ill. $26,000 per acre in Johnson County, Iowa. This has delivered numerous mind-blowing farmland sales. But will this runup in values continue? The odds are likely, according...
Many states are experiencing record land prices across the Midwest. Aggressive bidding continued into summer and the fall selling season, with new high prices often being reached in Iowa. But the land market is also strong in most other...
Iowa land sales have garnered a lot of attention lately. The land market in Iowa has been on fire for the past year starting out last fall with better prices than we had been thinking. On through the winter,...
By: Chryseis Modderman, Extension manure management educator & Melissa Wilson, Extension manure management specialist Fall manure applications are right around the corner, so here are some reminders on best practices for manure applications and avoiding nutrient loss. Application tips Sample your...
Note: In the following, reference is made to different qualities of farmland. In a normal year, excellent quality farmland averages over 210 bushels of corn per acre with a soil productivity index of 133 or higher, good quality farmland...
It is safe to say that the last year was unlike any other in recent memory. The COVID-19 pandemic caused significant disruption to our lives and the global economy. Surprisingly, many of the current economic forces put upward pressure...
Source: by Randy Dickhut, Farmers National Co. I quite often get the question of who is buying farmland in today's market. Many come with the idea that it is "corporate" or investment funds who are buying up everything. Others believe...
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