Greene County, Iowa 156.97 +/- Acres Quality Farmland Auction

Greene County Farmland auction – SOLD


Iowa Land Company is pleased to represent the Douglas Haeberlein farm in Western Greene County, Iowa. The farm consists of 156.97 +/- acres located just 3 miles southwest of Scranton, Iowa situated in Section 16 of Scranton Township. The farm will be offered at a public auction on October 4th, 2022 at 12:00PM at the Scranton Community Center located in Scranton, Iowa. The farm will be offered in one tract. This is a great opportunity for local producers to expand their current farming operation and give investors the ability to purchase quality farmland acres in a strong farming area with many potential operators using modern equipment in their farming operations. Nearby grain outlets located in Ralston, Jefferson, and Bayard provide opportunities for competitive grain sales. The farm consists of 156.97 +/- acres, of which 154.26+/- acres considered cropland acres. With some clean up around the building site, additional cropland acres could be added. The CSR2 weighted average is 87.2, with Nicollet Loam and Clarion Loam being the majority soil classes on the farm. The farm is leased for the 2022 farm season, the 2023 cropland rights will be open. 

Call Land Broker/ Auctioneer Luke Skinner at 515-468-3610 or Land Broker Matt Skinner at 515-443-5004 for more information on this excellent Greene County Land Auction.

Farm Information

  • 156.97 +/- Acres
  • 154.26 +/- Cropland Acres
  • 4.4 +/- Acres CRP expires 9/30/24 pay $1,468 Annually
  • 87.2 CSR2
  • Flat/slightly rolling productive farmland 
  • Strong farming area
  • Highly tillable farmland

Base Acres

  • Corn – 108.97 Ac
  • Soybeans – 36.33 Ac

PLC Yield

  • 163 – Corn
  • 57  – Soybeans

Sellers: Douglas Haeberlein Farm

Auction Date: October 4th, 2022

Auction Time: 12:00 PM

Auction Location: Scranton Community Center

Auction Address: 900 Eagle Street Scranton, IA 51462

Sale Method: The farm will be sold at live public auction with online and phone bidding opportunities for all buyers.

Farm Lease: The farm is currently leased for 2022. Open lease 2023.

Survey: No survey will be done. 156.97 +/- acres will be the multiplier.

Purchase Agreement: Immediately upon conclusion of the auction, if the seller’s reserve amount has been met, 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: Buyer will receive real estate possession at closing.

Farm Closing: November 17th, 2022.

FSA Information: Call Land Broker Luke Skinner or Land Broker Matt Skinner for any FSA information questions prior to the auction. Note all FSA information is estimated to the best knowledge of the seller and Iowa Land Company. All information is subject to change. Farm will be subject to a new FSA conservation plan.

Mineral Rights: All mineral rights owned by the seller 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 Broker Luke Skinner or Land Broker Matt 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, 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  

156.97 +/- acres located in Greene County, Iowa Scranton Township, Section 16. Exact legal description will come from the deed.


$6,770 +/- Annually Estimated. Taxes to be prorated on the date of closing. 

From Scranton, Iowa

  • Head south on E Ave for 2 miles
  • Turn west onto 250th Street and continue for 1.5 miles
  • Farm will be on the north side of the road
  • See signs
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Luke Skinner
Land Broker / Auctioneer
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Matt Skinner
Land Broker


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