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. The farm included highly productive soils with a CSR2 rating of 92.5. By comparison, the county cropland average CSR2 is 67.8.
Handling the auction were John and Kathy Van Zee, Farmers National Company, Mitchellville, Iowa, 641-521-0151.