Adair County, Iowa 142.52 +/- Acres Organic Farmland Auction

Land Auction

Farm Description 

Iowa Land Company is honored to represent the Lucille Draman Estate and family, located in Adair County, Iowa. The farm consists of 142.52 +/- acres of highly productive organic farmland and a homestead with outbuildings. The estate will be offered as 2 tracts. Tract 1- 40 +/- acres, 27.5 of these acres are FSA tillable farmland acres, production is currently organic corn and bean crops for the 2018 growing season. Tract 1 carries a 65.4 CSR2.  Tract 2 -102.52 +/- acres, 90 of these acres are FSA tillable farmland acres, production is currently organic corn and beans crops for the 2018 growing season. Tract 2 carries a 65 CSR2, which is above the Adair county average. Tract 2 has a stocked pond. Tract 2 will be offered as a whole, the homestead and farmland will be sold together. The estate will be offered at live public auction on November 17th, 2018 at 12 p.m. 5 miles Northeast of Orient, Iowa at the Country Life Center, the birthplace farm of Henry Wallace. The farms are located 3 miles Northeast of Orient, Iowa in Southeast Adair County. Contact land Broker Matt Skinner at 515-443-5004 or land agent Doug Knott at 641-799-1746 to set up a private showing.


Base Acres Tract 1 

Tract 1

Corn: 6.07

Soybeans: 21.42

Tract 2

Corn: 37.4

Soybeans: 9

Rye: 32


Agriculture Information 

Tract 1

27.49 Acres in Production

27.49 FSA Cropland Acres

65.4 CSR II

Tract 2

78.4 Acres in Production

89.98 FSA Cropland Acres

65.0 CSR II

Auction Date: November 17th, 2018

Auction Time:  12 PM

Auction Location: Henry Wallace ( Country Life Center)

Auction Address: 2773 290th Street, Orient, IA 50858 ( Country Life Center)

Sale Method: The farm will be sold as 2 tracts by live public auction.

Purchase Agreement: Immediately upon conclusion of the auction, the high bidder will enter into a real estate sales contract and deposit with the seller’s attorney the required earnest money payment. The Seller will provide a current abstract at their expense. Sale is not contingent upon Buyer obtaining financing.

Earnest Money: 10% earnest money payment is required on the day of the auction. All funds will be held in the sellers’ attorney trust account. Remaining balance will be due at closing.

Farm Possession: Full possession be obtained once the current crop is harvested. Subject to tenants rights.

Farm Closing: On or before December 28th, 2018

FSA Information: Call Land Agent Matt Skinner for any FSA information questions prior to auction. Note all FSA information is estimated to the best knowledge of both seller and Iowa Land Company. All information is subject to change.

Mineral Rights: All mineral rights will convey to the buyer.

Bidder Registration: All active bidders must be registered prior to bidding on the farm. All bidders must have a bid card to bid on the farm.

Farm Lease: Farm is currently leased for the 2018 farming season. 2019 farming season will be open for the buyer.

Terms and Conditions: This sale is subject to all easements, covenants, restrictions of record, and leases. Each Bidder is responsible for conducting, at their own risk, their own inspections, inquiries, and due diligence concerning the property. All property is sold “AS IS-WHERE IS” basis with no warranties or guarantees, either expressed or implied by the Seller or Iowa Land Company.

Announcements: Information provided herein was obtained from sources deemed reliable, but neither Iowa Land Company nor the Seller make any guarantees or warranties as to its accuracy. All potential bidders are urged to inspect the property, it’s condition, and to rely on their own conclusion. All sketches, dimensions, and acreage figures are approximate or “more or less”. Any announcements made auction day by Iowa Land Company will take precedence over any previously printed materials or oral statements. Iowa Land Company and Seller reserve the right to preclude any person from bidding if there are any questions as to the person’s credentials or fitness to bid.

  • Adair County, Iowa
  • Being Sold as 2 Tracts
  • Tract 1 is 40 +/- Acres
  • Tract 2 is 102.52 +/- Acres + homestead and buildings (all will be sold together)
  • Tract 2 has a stocked pond
  • Both tracts are currently in organic crop production.

Farm Directions: 

Located in Adair County, Iowa

From Orient, Iowa take Pinewood Avenue 4 miles north to 280th Street and take a right. Take 280th street 1 mile to the east and the farm sits to the SouthEast and NorthEast. 

39 +/- acres located in Lee Township section 35 and 102 +/- acres in Orient Township section 2 located in Adair County, Iowa


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