The USDA yield estimates have continued to climb over the latter part of the summer. USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey said, “You should never be surprised about these late season bumps in soybean numbers.”
The fourth quarter is historically the busiest time of year in the farmland/tillable market and this year is no different. If you have productive cropland acres with quality CSR2 values you are thinking about selling, now is the time to sell. We, at Iowa Land Company, provide a complete farmland auction service that is extremely professional, efficient, modern, and most importantly, proven. We would love to discuss with you our auction process and explain why that is the best way to get you top dollar and do it quickly.
It’s getting to be that time of year when landowners of Iowa farmland are once again considering all their possibilities on what to do with their farm. Do I farm the farm another year? Do I start looking for a good tenant? The biggest question you might have, do I consider selling the farm? All these questions need to be pursued after harvest as over 67% of farmland sells once the crop has been harvested through the month of February.
Throughout 2017, quality tillable farmland has brought a lot of positives to Iowans selling farmland; investors and farmers have been very aggressive . Farmland auctions are starting to pick up in the Hawkeye state. Many of these auctions are held in family farmland trust that are liquidated through the use of an estate attorney.
In today’s Iowa land business, we know one thing is becoming a trend, land auctions are becoming the norm for high quality tillable farmland in the state of Iowa and across the midwest region. Over the years, land auctions have ramped up across the state of Iowa.
If you are a landowner in Iowa, it is an asset in many ways to know what your farm is potentially worth. Whether you own cattle pasture, the most pristine, hardwood, white oak timber acres in the state, or are a proud owner of highly tillable farmland that the Northern part of Iowa has to offer, knowing your farm’s value is essential when considering selling your farm.
We offer an innovative marketing strategy that combines traditional real estate marketing with new, modern techniques that give you a great way to get your farmland in front of the right buyers. A misconception is that getting your listing in front of as many people as possible is the goal, but our approach is to get your farmland in front of the right people.
It wasn’t long ago when more farms changed hands during a calendar year in Iowa than ever before. Low interest rates, record breaking commodity prices, and an uneasy stock market brewed the perfect storm for us to witness record breaking land transactions across all 99 counties in the Hawkeye State.