Recent Farmland Sales

Per-Acre Prices (Progressive Farmer image by Progressive Farmer)

COLORADO, Cheyenne County. Cropland totaling 640 acres sold at absolute action for $896,000, or $1,400 per acre. The land had been rotated between wheat, milo and summer fallow. The buyer received third share of the 2020 wheat crop, the seller third share of 2019 milo crop. Contact: Travis Weaver, Farm and Ranch Realty Inc.;; 800-247-7863;

GEORGIA, Early County. Property totaling about 444 acres sold for $1.03 million, or $2,324 per acre. Of the total, 241 acres were dry cropland, 179 acres pasture. The remainder was woodlands. Cropland sold for about $2,695 per acre, pasture for $2,000 per acre. Contact: Gene Cook, Gene Cook and Associates;; 229-524-2602.

IOWA, Poweshiek County. Level to rolling farmland totaling 156 acres sold at auction for $1.72 million, or $11,000 per acre. The farm, two miles north of Grinnell, was 97% tillable with a CSR2 rating of 86.7. It had a history of corn production, with average yields of 225 bushels. Contact: Kyle Hansen, or Dick Pringnitz,; Hertz Real Estate Services, 515-382-1500;

KENTUCKY, Daviess County. Seven tracts totaling about 186 acres sold at auction for $782,843, or $4,209 per acre. The land ranged from Ohio River bottomland to relatively flat upland to steep wooded land with young timber. Prices for the tracts ranged from $1,500 to $6,300 per acre. Area farmers and investors were buyers. Contact: David Hawes, Kurtz Auction and Realty;; 800-264-1204;

Meade County. Property totaling 169 acres sold at auction for $541,026, or $3,201 per acre. The property included 46 acres of cropland, with the balance in woods. Buyers were area investors and one out-of-town purchaser with local roots. Contact: Stephen Barr, Barr Realty and Auction Co. Inc.;; 270-422-2136;

LOUISIANA, Franklin Parish. A very good sandy loam farm totaling 117 acres sold for $494,910, or $4,230 per acre. The land had been put to grade and included three electric wells, risers and underground pipe. The farm had been on a corn and soybean rotation for several years, and a good cash-rent farmer was already in place. Contact: Jim Rolfe, Brown Realty;; 318-728-9544;

MISSOURI, Clay County. A farm totaling 185 acres sold for $1.34 million, or $7,250 per acre. Of the total, 170 acres were tillable. The property had excellent development potential. Contact: Dirk Talley, Show-Me Real Estate;; 816-532-6101;

MINNESOTA, Polk County. Cropland totaling 114 acres, with a Soil Productivity Index of 91.1, sold at auction for $535,800, or $4,700 per acre. Described as some of the most productive land in the Red River Valley, the farm is in an area known for production of corn, soybeans, sugar beets and small grains. Contact: Kevin Pifer, Pifer's Land Auctions;; 701-238-5810;

NORTH DAKOTA, Richland County. Property totaling about 156 acres sold at auction for $715,714, or $4,588 per acre. The cropland had a Soil Productivity Index of 78 and was almost all crop acres. It had a corn base of 148.8 acres, with a yield of 104 bushels per acre. Contact: Steve Link, Pifer's Land Auctions;; 701-361-9985;

These sales figures are provided by the sources and may not be exact because of rounding.

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