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 programs expiring between September 2017 and September 2024. There were 40 acres of timber, 7 acres of non-cropland and a small building site. The CSR2 on the cropland was 44.8 versus the county cropland average CSR2 of 67.8.
Handling the auction were John and Kathy Van Zee, Farmers National Company, Mitcheville, Iowa, 641-521-0151 and 641-521-5305.