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139 acres Tillable Farmland Auction

Floyd County, Iowa

07-31-2017 10:00 AM

Audrey R. Merfeld Irrevocable Trust Marble Rock Iowa Farmland Auction

Auction Location

Marble Rock Community Center 520 College St, Marble Rock, IA 50653

Listing No.: DDA/25004

Date: 07-31-2017
Bidding Starts: 10:00 AM

Buyer's Premium: 2%

, IA
Bidding Onsite, Online

Bid Online

Directions to Farm

The farm is located on the eastern edge of Marble Rock. When you leave town east toward Nashua the farm is located at the intersection of County Road 270th and City Road East Street.

Auction Details

ADVANCE FARMLAND AUCTION NOTICE Floyd County Iowa:  Audrey R. Merfeld Revocable Trust farmland auction at Marble Rock Iowa.  Information will be updated at  This farmland auction in Floyd County is in cooperation with Behr Farmland Auctions Paul C. Behr Auctioneer.

This live auction will be conducted as an in person auction with online bidding.  The live auction will be conducted by Behr Farmland Auctions Paul C. Behr Auctioneer with ringmen Ed Behr and Halie Behr and Clerks Dorothy DeVary, Rilla Arnold and Mindy Welling.

DreamDirt Farm and Ranch Real Estate, LLC is a licensed real estate brokerage and will conduct the online portion of the auction Auctioneers Jason Smith, Nicole Smith and Tom Bradley.




Agent Comments

The Merfeld family purchased this farm in 1898 which was 119 years ago.  It's never been on the market in our lifetime.  This impressive Century Farm holds the ability to produce a stable steady income over a long period of time.

You can bid on this auction in person at the auction OR BY using our website or our smartphone app.  Both log into the same system.  With the Internet bidding you can bid now or during the live auction.  When you bid online you can bid 1 bid at a time, or you can bid a MAX bid.  The max bid is stored in the software and allows the computer to bid for you.  The computer will spend your money the same way you spend your money, just 1 bid at a time and just enough to become the leader and no more.  If you prefer to bid online and need assistance please call us at 855-376-3478 and let us walk you through the process.


This farm will be offered in 2 tracts of farmland.  The farm will be offered as high bidder's choice of tracts.

Sale Method

This farm will be sold at live public auction with online bidding.  You may come to the auction and bid or bid via the Internet or DreamDirt's Smartphone APP.  

The farms will be sold High Bidder's Choice.  The top bidder can choose Tract 1 or Tract 2 or both Tract 1 and Tract 2.  After the high bidder's choice any remainign tract will be offered again until all tracts have been chosen.

Home Description

There are no homes on this farm for sale.

Building Description

There are no buildings on this farm for sale.

Legal Description

Located in the NE 1/4 of Section 16 Union Township Floyd County Iowa. 16-94N-17W


Possession will be landlords possession at closing until March 1, 2018


On or before November 30, 2017 at the office of the sellers attorney Michael S. Vervaecke at Mason City Iowa

FSA Information

FSA Maps and 156 are attached below in the DOCUMENT Section

Soil Productivity

Total 138.6 Acres CSR2 72 CSR 75.5 | TRACT 1 75.92 Acres with CSR2 71.4 CSR 74.5 | TRACT 2 62.6 Acres with CSR2 72.9 CSR 76.8

Earnest Money

$30,000 per tract will be required as a non refundable deposit that will be applied to your purchase at closing.

Farm Lease

The farm is rented for the 2017 crop year. You will receive landlord possession at closing.

Terms and Conditions

There is a 2% buyer fee associated with this auction. The buyer fee will be added to your final bid to arrive at the purchase price of the farm.



Jason Smith, Broker / Auctioneer

Work: (855) 376-3478

Cell: (515) 537-6633


Paul C Behr, Auctioneer, Behr Farmland Auctions

Work: (303) 680-1885

Cell: (303) 807-1108


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Tract 1

75.92 Tillable Acres
Sold For

$7500 + 2%

Tract Detail

This is the eastern most tract of the farm.  

Soil Productivity

CSR2 71.4 CSR 74.5

Tract 2

62.6 Tillable Acres
Sold For

$7500 + 2%

Tract Detail

This is the western tract of the farm

Soil Productivity

CSR2 72.9 CSR 76.8