Benton County, Iowa 77 +/- Acres Farmland Auction

Benton County Farmland auction – SOLD



Located in Central Benton County, Iowa sits this productive tillable farm. The farm lies in a great agricultural area, only 3 miles northwest of Newhall, Iowa and 6 miles east of Van Horne, Iowa. These outstanding 77 +/- taxable acres of farmland will be offered for sale at a live public auction on October 3rd, 2023 at 1:00pm in Van Horne, Iowa at the Tara Hills Country Club. Online bidding will be available for this sale.   

Iowa Land Company is honored to represent and offer this quality farmland for sale owned by Doris M. Werning Revocable Trust. The farm will be offered for sale as one tract on October 3rd, 2023. The entire farm offers 71.85 FSA cropland acres and is leased for the 2023 growing season. The buyer will have partial possession at closing and full possession March 1, 2024. The CSR2 weighted average for the cropland acres is 86.4. Primary soil types are Colo-Ely complex 0-5% slope 86 CSR2 average and Dinsdale clay loam 2-5% slope 94 CSR2 average. 

Benton County farmland doesn’t come available often. Here is your chance to acquire a productive row crop farm in a strong farming community. Join us and name your price October 3rd at 1:00pm in Van Horne, Iowa at the Tara Hills Country Club.

For more information call Land Agent Nick Skinner or Land Broker Cody Skinner today.

Farm Information 

  • Located 3 miles northwest of Newhall, Iowa
  • Located 6 miles east of Van Horne, Iowa
  • Eldorado Township, Sections 2
  • 77 +/- Taxable (net) Acres
  • 71.85 +/- FSA Cropland Acres
  • 86.4 CSR2 Average on the Cropland Acres
  • Farm is lease for 2023 agricultural season

Base Acres

  • 35.40 Corn
  • 35.00 Soybean

PLC Yield (Entire Farm)

    • 164 Corn
    • 54 Soybeans

Sellers: Doris M. Werning Revocable Trust

Auction Date: October 3rd, 2023

Auction Time: 1:00 PM 

Auction Location: Tara Hills Country Club Golf Club 

Auction Address: 1846 70th Street, Van Horne, Iowa 52346

Sale Method: The farm will be sold as one tract at live public auction with online and phone bidding available.

Farm Lease: Farm is leased for 2023 agriculture season.  

Survey: No survey will be needed for this property/sale.

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: The buyer will have partial possession at closing and full possession March 1, 2024.  

Farm Closing: On or before November 16th, 2023.

FSA Information: Call Land Agent Nick Skinner or Land Broker Cody Skinner for any FSA information questions prior to the auction. Note all FSA information is estimated to the best seller and Iowa Land Company. All information is subject to change. 

Mineral Rights: Mineral rights will be conveyed to the buyer at closing. 

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. Call Land Broker Cody Skinner or Land Agent Nick Skinner prior to the sale if you are unable to attend the sale but have an interest in the farm. We do have online bidding available. You must sign up for online bidding at least 24 hours before the sale unless special arrangements have been made with Iowa Land Company. 

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, its condition, and to rely on their own conclusions. 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.

Brief Legal Description  

77 +/- Taxable (net) acres located in Benton County, Iowa – Eldorado Township, Section 2. Exact legal description will come from the abstract. Parcel Number – 48019850


$2,460 Estimated Annually (2021)

From Newhall, Iowa

  • Head north out of town on 27th Avenue for .7 miles
  • Slight left onto 70th St for 1 mile
  • Turn right onto 26th Ave for 1.1 miles
  • Farm will be on the east side of the road just past the 69th St and 26th Ave intersection
  • See auction signs 
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Nick Skinner
Land Agent
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Cody Skinner
Land Broker / Appraiser


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