Iowa Farmland Sales Report
Well, whats happening with farmland sales in Iowa this week? Things are not any different than last weeks report, investors are still looking for places to park some 1031 funds coming from metro developments, farms are still looking for more dirt and especially those 80-acre tracts close to home. The volume of farmland sales has dropped off […]
True to their reputation, Midwest farmers have been turning on the power through May when it comes to planting their crops this spring. As you recall, late snows and heavy rains kept farmers out of fields across four of the five states where DreamDirt land brokers are working with farmland owners and farmers on selling and acquiring land. Only Missouri […]
Why won’t farmland prices come down to more closely match the lands ability to create income? This was the subject of a post I came across on Facebook last evening. Iowa Farmland Appraiser Jim Rothermich posted a link to an article on AgWeek titled “Why don’t land values match commodity prices more closely” As you can imagine this is something that’s […]
As we approach the end of 2017 and get ready to turn our calendars to 2018 it gives us an opportunity to reflect on the past year and look forward to the next year. 2017 was one for the record books here at DreamDirt. 2017 is the year people in our position felt the economic shift that many had expected […]
How Do Farmland Auctions Work?
“How do farmland auctions work? ” Fairly often I get this question and I first offer my joking response “pretty darn good”. It’s not extraordinary that you wouldn’t understand how a farmland auction works, most people that are not farmers don’t go to them and if you are selling a farm there is a high likely […]