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
Farmland values in the Central Corn Belt decreased for the third consecutive year, reports the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, yet the 1% annual decline for 2016 was smaller than the 3% declines for the previous two yea
Farmland values in the Central and Southern Plains continued to ease in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. On average, nonirrigated and irrigated farmland values dropped 6%
The Iowa Supreme Court today ruled against the Des Moines Water Works (DMWW), stating the entity cannot win damages from three northwest Iowa county drainage districts. DMWW sued drainage districts in Sac, Calhoun and Bu
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
A mid-December auction north of Wichita, Kan., saw 471.5 acres bring $3,000 to $3,800 an acre. The auction, which occurred Dec. 16, featured four tracts of dryland cropland located northeast of Sedgwick in Harvey County.
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
Yesterday saw 145 acres of all-tillable cropland in DeWitt County, Ill., sell for $10,000 to $10,500 an acre. The farm was located south of Lane, which is east of Clinton. The land sold in three tracts.
Monday's auction of 136 acres in Carroll County, Ind., saw two tracts bring strong prices. The farm was located a half mile south of Flora. It featured a total of 123 tillable acres and 7 acres of woods. Tract 1:
Jan. 12 saw the auction of 216 acres in Richland Co., North Dakota sell for $2,600 an acre. The land sold was located two miles east of Colfax. The farm features 211 tillable acres and carried a PI of 73.3 with maximum e
The Saturday Jan. 9 auction of 103 acres just west of Mount Carroll in Carroll Co., Illinois saw the ground sell for $14,400 an acre. The land featured 102 tillable acres and carried a soil PI of 138.7 with 147 equal to
An online-bidding auction closing Dec. 9 saw 200 acres of pasture located two and a half miles south of O'Neill County in Holt Countly sell for a total of 900,000 or about $3,230 an acre. The 187 acres of meadow past
This January 8 auction in Wapello County, Iowa, saw 80 acres sell for $7,150 an acre. The farm, located southwest of Hedrick, offered 69 gently rolling tillable acres and 6 acres of timber. No farmstead. The CSR2 on the
A Wednesday auction saw 98 acres of Posey County, Ind., farmland sell for $10,736 an acre. The farm was located five miles east of Wadesville and offered 70.5 tillable acres. The balance was mostly wooded. In addition, 5