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$12,000 per acre in Western Illinois

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:26 AM
Thursday, Dec. 1, saw 80 acres of high-quality Illinois farmland sell for $12,000 an acre. The farm was located about 2 miles southwest of Galva in Knox County. It had 77 tillable acres and featured a soil PI of 137.5 ve

Trump Takes Aim at Overturning WOTUS

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:26 AM
The first step in repealing the onerous WOTUS rule is set to occur today. A senior White House official tells our Washington staff President Donald Trump will sign an executive order today that would begin the process of

Iowa Farmland Values Down Nearly 6%

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:26 AM
The average value of an acre of Iowa farmland declined for the third year in a row—the first time this has happened since the 1980s farm crisis—and is now estimated to be $7,183 per acre, according to the 201

$812 per acre in Western Nebraska

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:26 AM
A Jan. 21 auction in Cheyenne Co., Neb., saw 160 acres of dryland cropland sell for $821 per acre. The farm was located southeast of Gurley and featured 80 acres planted to wheat. Handling the auction was Marc Reck, R