Buchanan County, Iowa 143.63 +/- Acres Farmland Auction

Buchanan County land auction – SOLD


Iowa Land Company is honored to represent the Frances M Bantz Farm in the beautiful Buchanan County, Iowa. The farm consists of 143.63 more or less taxable acres, located just 6.5 miles Southwest of Rowley, Iowa. The farm will be offered via public auction on June 17th at 1PM. The farm will be offered in one tract (See farm details below). This is a great opportunity for local farmers to expand their current farming operation and give investors the ability to buy well taken care of farmland acres in an area where farmland does not come available to the public often! The farm consists of 143.63 +/- taxable acres, with 122.13 +/- acres considered cropland acres. The CSR2 weighted average is 75.4, with Clyde clay loam, Olin fine sandy loam, and Schley loam making up the majority of the farm. The farm is rented for the 2020 growing season and the option for the 2021 growing season to be open is available. 23.50 more or less acres is fenced for grass pasture use currently with a creek running through the middle of the pasture. The fence is in good shape and has been well taken care of over the years. The farm does have one waterway that is in a CP8A CRP program, the acre amount is .93 and pays $232 annually. The contract expires 9-30-2021. This farm is very well maintained and drains well with tile in place where needed (see maps). Quality tillable acres with good pasture make this farm very attractive.

Call Land Agent Nick Skinner at 319-440-3176 or Land Broker Cody Skinner at 515-443-6343 for more information on this Buchanan County Land Auction.


143.63 +/- Acres

  • 122.13 +/- Cropland Acres | 112 +/- Tillable Acres | 75.4 CSR2
  • Well maintained farm
  • Tile in place (see tile maps)
  • 23.50 +/- acres of quality pasture 
  • $232 annual CRP contract that expires 9-30-2021 
  • 6.5 miles Southwest Rowley, Iowa
  • 5.5 miles East of Brandon, Iowa 
  • 11 miles South of Independence, Iowa

Base Acres

Corn – 75.10

Soybeans – 24.20

PLC Yield

Corn – 127

Soybeans – 60

Auction Location: Rowley Community Center

Auction Address: 109 Ely Street Rowley Iowa, 52329

Sale Method: The farm will be sold as 1 tract at live public auction.

Farm Lease: Farm tillable ground is leased for the 2020 season. Buyer(s) to receive 50% of the cash rent income.

Survey: Final will be sold using taxable acres

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 farm is rented for the 2020 farming season. Buyer will receive full possession once crops are harvested.

Farm Closing: July 30th, 2020, or before.

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. Farm will be subject to new FSA conservation plan. 

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. Call Land Agent Nick Skinner at 319-440-3176 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. 

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 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  

143.63 +/- taxable acres located in Buchanan County, Iowa, Homer Township, Section 29. Exact legal description will come from the deed.

Taxes:  $3,558 +/- Annually (estimated)

Class – Agriculture

From Rowley, Iowa

  • Go west on 290th St/Rowley St 2.3 miles
  • Turn left onto IA-150 S for 3 miles
  • Turn right onto 320th St for 1.2 miles
  • Farm will be on the south (left) side of the road
  • Property signage will be on the farm
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Nick Skinner
Land Agent
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Cody Skinner
Land Broker / Appraiser


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