Landwatch

December 2022 Recent Farmland Sales

Victoria G Myers
By  Victoria G. Myers , Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Per Acre Prices (Progressive Farmer)

IOWA, Emmet County. Farmland totaling 222 acres sold in three tracts for about $3.5 million. Average price per acre was $15,766, setting a county record. The property held bases in corn and soybeans. Contact: Zach Anderson, Midwest Land Management; zach@midwestlandmanagement.com; 712-298-1606; https://www.midwestlandmanagement.com/…

Osceola County. A little more than 78 acres of prime farmland with a weighted average CSR2 of 91.9 sold in a single tract for $1.19 million. Average price per acre was $15,256. The property held bases in corn and soybeans. Contact: John Kirkpatrick, Murray Wise Associates LLC; john@mwallc.com; 515-532-2878; https://www.murraywiseassociates.com/…

Plymouth County. A 55-acre auction of farmland topped out at $26,182 per acre for a total sale price of about $1.44 million. The land was described as unimproved, super high-quality farmland with a corn base (176-bushel PLC yield index) and a soybean base (53-bushel PLC yield index). The CSR2 weighted average was reported at 91.7. Contact: Bruce Brock, Brock Auction Co. Inc.; brockauction@brockauction.com; 712-548-4634; https://www.brockauction.com/…

KANSAS, Wichita County. Property totaling 160 acres sold at absolute auction for $944,000. Per-acre price averaged $5,900. The land was expired CRP ground with an irrigation well. Contact: Travis Weaver, Farm and Ranch Realty Inc.; frr@frrmail.com; 800-247-7863; https://www.farmandranchrealty.com/…

KENTUCKY, Ohio County. Wooded land totaling about 139 acres sold at auction for $313,291, or an average of $2,254 per acre. The land included marketable timber, blacktop frontage and available water and electric utilities. Contact: David Hawes, Kurtz Auction and Realty Co.; david@kurtzauction.com; 800-264-1204; https://www.kurtzauction.com/…

Simpson County. Prime cropland totaling about 123 acres sold at auction for $1.75 million, or $14,228 per acre. At the time of sale, the land was planted in corn, with the buyer taking possession after the 2022 harvest. Contact: Ron Kirby, United Country Heartland Realty and Auction LLC; ronkirbyauctioneer@gmail.com; 270-783-3000; https://www.ucheartlandauctions.com/…

MICHIGAN, Ionia County. A 420-acre farm sold at absolute auction for $3.2 million. It had been in the same family for nearly 200 years. The property held a base in corn. Average price across the whole was $7,619. Wooded tracts drew strong prices, coming in at an average of $5,700 per acre. Contact: Stephen Herr, Farmers National Co.; sherr@farmersnational.com; 801-569-5638; https://www.farmersnational.com/…

MINNESOTA, Marshall County. A timed online auction sold 160 acres of tillable farmland, bringing $848,000. Average price for the property was $5,300 per acre. The property held bases in wheat and soybeans. Contact: Jason Smith, DreamDirt Farm and Ranch Real Estate and Auction; jason@dreamdirt.com, 515-537-6633; https://www.dreamdirt.com/…

SOUTH DAKOTA, Lincoln County. Onsite auction of about 71 acres of tillable farmland brought a total price of about $763,250. Per-acre average on the sale was $10,750. The property was almost all cropland, with bases in corn and soybeans. Contact: Jared Sutton, Sutton Auction; jared@suttonauction.com; 605-864-8527; https://www.suttonauction.com/…

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