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$9,000 per acre in Northeast Iowa

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:25 AM
Dec. 15 saw the sale of 139.5 acres located six miles southwest of Tripoli in Bremer Co., Iowa. The farm offered 137 tillable acres with a CSR2 of 83.1 versus the county average cropland CSR2 of 76.3. The offering also c

$11,050 per acre in Central Iowa

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:25 AM
A Dec. 8 auction in Jasper Co., Iowa, saw 160 acres sell for $11,050 per acre. The farm was located north of Kellogg and featured 156 tillable acres along with a 1.5-acre farmstead, grain facilities and out buildings. Th

$8,050 per acre in Eastern South Dakota

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:25 AM
A Feb. 16 auction in Union Co., SD, saw 65.6 acres sell for $8,050 per acre. The farm was located about two miles south of Alcester. It was 100% tillable and offered a soil PI of 67.9. Handling the auction was Mark Zo

$3,700 per acre in South Central Iowa

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:25 AM
A Feb. 3 auction in Jasper County, Iowa, saw 108.5 acres sell for $3,700 an acre. The farm was located four miles northeast of Runnells. It consisted of 63 acres tillabel cropland, 19 of which were in various CRP program

$14,300 per acre in Central Illinois

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:25 AM
A Feb. 22 auction saw 81 acres in Tazewell Co., Ill., sell for $14,300 an acre. The tract was part of a 162-acre offering located one mile northeast of Delavan, Ill., and another 160-acre offering located five miles sout

$11,600 per acre in East-Central Iowa

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:25 AM
A Feb. 13 auction saw 76 acres in Buchanan Co., Iowa, sell for $11,600 an acre. The tract was part of a 155-acre offering located two miles south of Independence, Iowa. The farm was offered in two tracts with tract 1 on

$11,500 per acre in Central Illinois

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:25 AM
A Feb. 9 auction of high-quality ground in Coles Co., Ill., sold for $11,500 an acre. The farm was located six miles north of Charleston. It offered 80 acres with 78 tillable acres and a soil PI of 144 with 147 being max