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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

$2,600 per acre in Southeast North Dakota

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:26 AM
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

$14,400 per acre in Northwest Illinois

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:26 AM
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

$3,230 per acre in Northern Nebraska

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:26 AM
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

$7,150 per acre in Southern Iowa

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:26 AM
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

$10,736 per acre in Southwest Indiana

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:26 AM
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