Hardin/Grundy County, Iowa 459.89 +/- Acres Farmland Auction | 4 Tracts

Hardin/Grundy County Farmland auction – SOLD


Located on the Hardin and Grundy County line near Cleves, Iowa sits this outstanding 460 +/- acres of prime farmland that will be offered for sale at live public auction! The farm auction will be in Ackley, Iowa at the Recreation Club.  

Iowa Land Company is honored to represent the farmland owned by Virgil Heetland Estate. A total of four tracts of land are available; 119.43 +/- acres, 30.46 +/- acres, 260 +/- acres, and 50 +/- acres on November 17th. These outstanding farms offer CSR2 values ranging from 86.5 – 94.5 and CSR1 ranging from 86.3 – 95.1! The farms drain extremely well and have extensive tile in place where needed. 

These farms are located just a few miles north of HWY 20 making grain transportation routes extremely accessible and located only ½ mile from Innovative Ag Services grain storage facility in Cleves, Iowa. 

These farms have been taken care of, there isn’t a weak spot across any of these acres. You’ll look long and hard to find a better opportunity to purchase a better group of farms throughout the state. Join us and name your price November 17th at 1:00pm.

Call Land Broker Cody Skinner at 515-443-6343 or Land Agent Nick Skinner at 515-650-0974 for more information on this high quality Hardin/Grundy County Land Auction.

Tract 1 – 119.43 +/- Gross Acres

  • 118.03 +/- FSA NHEL Cropland Acres
  • 86.5 CSR2 
  • Substantial amount of tile exists. Unable to find tile map, family and tile contractor remember patterned tiling the east 80 +/- acres of this tract. Call Cody Skinner with any questions.
  • Base Acres
    • TBD Corn
    • TBD Soybean
  • PLC Yield
    • 147 Corn
    • 47 Soybeans

Tract 2 –  30.46 +/- Gross Acres

  • 28.92 +/- FSA NHEL Cropland Acres
  • 94.5 CSR2 
  • Base Acres
    • TBD Corn
    • TBD Soybean
  • PLC Yield
    • 147 Corn
    • 47 Soybeans

Tract 3 – 260 +/- Gross Acres

  • 256.21 +/- FSA Cropland Acres
  • 89 CSR2 
  • A good amount of tile exists, refer to tile maps above
  • Base Acres
    • 123.1 Corn
    • 123.1 Soybean
  • PLC Yield
    • 147 Corn
    • 47 Soybeans

Tract 4 – 50 +/-  Gross Acres

  • 46.82 +/- FSA NHEL Cropland Acres
  • 94 CSR2 
  • Base Acres
    • 27.9 Corn
    • 15.7 Soybean
  • PLC Yield
    • 145 Corn
    • 50 Soybeans

Auction Date: November 17th

Auction Time: 1:00 PM

Auction Location: Ackley Recreation Club

Auction Address: 902 8th Ave, Ackley, IA 50601

Sale Method: The farm will be sold as 4 tracts at live public auction with online bidding per buyer’s choice method. Winning bidder has their CHOICE of which tract they desire, they also have the option to purchase multiple or all tracts

Farm Lease: Farm is leased for 2021. Full possession March 1st, 2022.

Survey: Tract #2 has been surveyed. No other tracts will be surveyed; we are selling gross +/- 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 2021 farming season. Buyer will receive full possession March 1st, 2022 

Farm Closing: December 22nd, 2021

FSA Information: Call Land Broker Cody Skinner or Land Agent Nick 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 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 48 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  

459.89 +/- gross acres located in Hardin County, Iowa Etna Township, Section 25, 26, 36 & Grundy County; German Township section 31. Exact legal description will come from the abstracts.


Tract 1 – $3,450 est.

Tract 2 – $974 est.

Tract 3 – $7,740 est. 

Tract 4 – $1,592 est.

From Ackley, Iowa

    • Head south of town on Co HWY S56 for 4 Miles
    • Farms will be on the east and west sides of the road
    • Property signage will be on the farm
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