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WINNESHIEK COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

WINNESHIEK COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

WINNESHIEK COUNTY IOWA Iowa Land Information Learn about farmland for sale in Winneshiek County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your Winneshiek County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal . Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $9,333 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre Land Auctions in 2022 prior to October: There was 5 farmland auction in Winneshiek County in 2022. There were 332 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $11,526 The average $/CSR2 was $211/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 14 farmland auctions in Winneshiek County in 2021. There were 867 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $9,633 The average $/CSR2 was $167/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 21 farmland auctions in Winneshiek County in 2020. There were 2012 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $8,924 Average CSR2 Rating: 59.2 2021 USDA Average Corn Yield: 200.2 2021 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 60.9 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $278 I SU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Calmar, Castalia, Decorah, Fort Atkinson, Jackson Junction, Ossian, Ridgeway, Spillville Adjacent Counties: Fillmore County, MN, Houston County, MN, Allamakee, Fayette, Chickasaw, Howard, Clayton County Seat: Decorah County Website: Learn more about the county at Winneshiek County Website Additional Winneshiek County Agricultural Informational Website: Winneshiek County Iowa Farm Service Agency County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263) Winneshiek County History: Winneshiek County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2020 census, the population was 20,070. A largely rural and agricultural county, Winneshiek County has a rich cultural history from  Czech ,  Slovak ,  English ,  Irish ,  German ,  Swiss , and  Norwegian  immigrants that have settled within its boundaries. The county was originally settled in 1848 in present-day Bloomfield Township (near  Castalia, Iowa ) and in Washington Township (near  Fort Atkinson, Iowa ). It was organized in 1847, and named after a chief of the  Winnebago  tribe. In 1980, Winneshiek County reported a population of 21,842. Like much of Iowa during the 1980s it witnessed a population loss, dropping to 20,847 according to the 1990 United States Census. However, during the 1990s the county experienced some mild growth and was able to rise above the 21,000 mark once again. Wikipedia pageRead More

HOWARD COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

HOWARD COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

HOWARD COUNTY IOWA Iowa Land Information Learn about farmland for sale in Howard County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your Howard County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal . Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $11,297 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre Land Auctions in 2022 prior to October: There was 10 farmland auction in Howard County in 2022. There were 1736 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $11,203 The average $/CSR2 was $169/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 3 farmland auctions in Howard County in 2021. There were 277 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $11,550 The average $/CSR2 was $161/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 0 farmland auctions in Howard County in 2020. There were 0 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $0 Average CSR2 Rating: 76.9 2020 USDA Average Corn Yield: 189.7 2020 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 53.5 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $278 I SU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Chester, Cresco, Elma, Lime Springs, Protivin, Riceville Adjacent Counties: Mower County, MN, Fillmore County, MN, Winnesheik, Chickasaw, Mitchell, Floyd County Seat: Cresco County Website: Learn more about the county at Howard County Website Additional Howard County Agricultural Informational Website: Howard County Iowa Farm Service Agency County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263) Howard County History: Howard County is a county located in the US state of Iowa. As of the 2020 census, the population was 9,469.  The county was founded in 1851; it was named for General  Tilghman Ashurst Howard , a Representative of  Indiana Wikipedia pageRead More

EMMET COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

EMMET COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

EMMET COUNTY IOWA Iowa Land Information Learn about farmland for sale in Emmet County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your Emmet County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal . Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $11,179 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre Land Auctions in 2022 prior to October: There was 14 farmland auction in Emmet County in 2022. There were 1722 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $11,458 The average $/CSR2 was $155/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 11 farmland auctions in Emmet County in 2021. There were 1219 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $11,386 The average $/CSR2 was $153/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 1 farmland auctions in Emmet County in 2020. There were 159 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $5,000 Average CSR2 Rating: 77.2 2020 USDA Average Corn Yield: 187.2 2020 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 55 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $261 I SU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Estherville, Armstrong, Dolliver, Ringsted, Gruver, Wallingford Adjacent Counties: Jackson County, MN, Martin County, MM, Kossuth, Palo Alto, Dickinson County Seat: Estherville County Website: Learn more about the county at Emmet County Website Additional Emmet County Agricultural Informational Website: Emmet County Iowa Farm Service Agency County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263) Emmet County History: Emmet County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2020 census, the population was 9,388 Emmet County was created by the authority of the Iowa Legislature in 1851. There were finally enough settlers in the area to organize the county in 1859.  The county was named for the Irish patriot  Robert Emmet , who was hanged as a traitor to the British government at the age of 25. Wikipedia pageRead More

DICKINSON COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

DICKINSON COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

DICKINSON COUNTY IOWA Iowa Land Information Learn about farmland for sale in Dickinson County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your Dickinson County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal . Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $12,136 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre Land Auctions in 2022 prior to October: There was 20 farmland auction in Dickinson County in 2022. There were 2140 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $13,758 The average $/CSR2 was $180/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 24 farmland auctions in Dickinson County in 2021. There were 3342 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $12,613 The average $/CSR2 was $144/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 14 farmland auctions in Dickinson County in 2020. There were 1871 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $8,558 The average $/CSR2 was $107/ CSR2 Average CSR2 Rating: 79.9 2020 USDA Average Corn Yield: 183.2 2020 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 54.5 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $261 I SU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Arnolds Park, Lake Park, Milford, Okoboji, Orleans, Spirit Lake, Superior, Terril, Wahpeton, West Okoboji Adjacent Counties: Jackson County, MN, Emmet, Clay, Osceola County Seat: Spirit Lake County Website: Learn more about the county at Dickinson County Website Additional Dickinson County Agricultural Informational Website: Dickinson County Iowa Farm Service Agency County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263) Dickinson County History: Dickinson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2020 census, the population was 17,703. The county was organized in 1857 and is named in honor of Daniel S. Dickinson, a U.S. Senator for New York. Dickinson County comprises the Spirit Lake, IA Micropolitan Statistical Area. According to the  U.S. Census Bureau , the county has a total area of 404 square miles (1,050 km2), of which 381 square miles (990 km2) is land and 23 square miles (60 km2) (5.8%) is water.  It is the smallest county by land area in Iowa, and the fifth-smallest by total area. A region known as the  Iowa Great Lakes  is in Dickinson County, making it a popular vacation destination for Iowans, and explaining the recent high  population growth  in the area. The lakes include  West Okoboji Lake ,  East Okoboji Lake , and  Spirit Lake . Wikipedia pageRead More

OSCEOLA COUNTY, IOWA  | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

OSCEOLA COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

OSCEOLA COUNTY IOWA Iowa Land Information Learn about farmland for sale in Osceola County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your OsceolaCounty land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal . Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $11,263 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre Land Auctions in 2022 prior to October: There was 3 farmland auction in Osceola County in 2022. There were 285 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $17,733 The average $/CSR2 was $201/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 15 farmland auctions in Osceola County in 2021. There were 1299 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $10,632 The average $/CSR2 was $144/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 8 farmland auctions in Osceola County in 2020. There were 752 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $9,843 The average $/CSR2 was $111/ CSR2 Average CSR2 Rating: 86.3 2021 USDA Average Corn Yield: 209 2021 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 61.9 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $261 I SU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Sibley, Ocheyedan, Ashton, Melvin, Harris Adjacent Counties: Nobles County, MN, Jackson County, MN, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon County Seat: Sibley County Website: Learn more about the county at Osceola County Website Additional Osceola County Agricultural Informational Website: Osceola County Iowa Farm Service Agency County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263) Osceola County History: Osceola County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2020 census the population was 6,192, making it the state's fifth-least populous county.  It is named for  Seminole  war chief  Osceola . The  county seat  is  Sibley , named for  H. H. Sibley  of  Minnesota . Osceola County was formed in 1871. It was named after the  eponymous chief  of the  Seminole .  It is the smallest and most recent county in Iowa. In the same year, the first settler arrived, Captain Eldred Huff, and laid his claim. On January 1, 1872, the county government conferred for the first time. The first courthouse, constructed of wood, was built in November of the following year and simultaneously served as the conference chamber, school and church. In September 1903, the second  courthouse  was finished and was wired for electricity in October 1915. Wikipedia pageRead More

LYON COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

LYON COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

LYON COUNTY IOWA Iowa Land Information Learn about farmland for sale in Lyon County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your Lyon County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal . Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $12,193 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre Land Auctions in 2022 prior to October: There was 11 farmland auction in Lyon County in 2022. There were 860 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $14,491 The average $/CSR2 was $199/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 41 farmland auctions in Lyon County in 2021. There were 3729 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $12,317 The average $/CSR2 was $199/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 23 farmland auctions in Lyon County in 2020. There were 2148 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $10,748 The average $/CSR2 was $139/ CSR2 Average CSR2 Rating: 75.1 2021 USDA Average Corn Yield: 217.4 2021 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 62 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $261 I SU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Rock Rapids, Inwood, George, Larchwood, Doon, Little Rock, Alvord, Lester Adjacent Counties: Rock County, MN, Nobles County, MN, Osceola, Sioux, Lincoln County, SD, Minnehaha County, SD County Seat: Rock Rapids County Website: Learn more about the county at Lyon County Website Additional Lyon County Agricultural Informational Website: Lyon County Iowa Farm Service Agency County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263) Lyon County History: Lyon County is the most northwesterly county of the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2020 census, the population was 11,934.  Lyon County is named in honor of Brigadier General  Nathaniel Lyon , who served in the  Mexican–American War  and the  Civil War .  He was killed at the  Battle of Wilson's Creek , Missouri, on August 10, 1861, after which the county was named for him. The county's name was originally Buncombe County, but was changed by the state legislature on September 11, 1862. The land that makes up Lyon County was ceded to the federal government by the Sioux Native Tribe through a treaty signed on July 23, 1851. The boundaries of the county were set on January 15, 1851, and attached to  Woodbury County  (then called Wahkaw County) for administration purposes. Lyon County was split from Woodbury County on January 1, 1872. The first non-indigenous resident to live in Lyon County was Daniel McLaren, known as "Uncle Dan". He lived near the Sioux River for a short time, spending his time hunting and trapping. He moved out of the county early in its settlement to stake a claim further west. The second settler in the area was known as "Old Tom", a hunter and trapper who lived briefly near present-day  Rock Rapids . While setting his traps, Old Tom was killed by Sioux tribespeople. In 1862–1863, a group of men from the east coast spent time in the county on a hunting trip. They were: Roy McGregor, George Clark and Thomas Lockhart. During the winter, Lockhart and McGregor were hunting elk along the Little Rock creek and encountered a group of Sioux tribespeople. Lockhart was killed by an arrow, but McGregor was able to escape and rejoin Clark. The two continued to hunt and trap until March 1863. During a spring flood, Clark was drowned and McGregor decided to move back east. The first permanent settlement in Lyon County was built by Lewis P. Hyde in July 1866. The county's population reached 100 persons in 1869, entirely through migration and settlement. The first non-indigenous child born in the county was Odena Lee, born on May 28, 1871. The first election in the county was held on October 10, 1871, and recorded 97 votes. Wikipedia pageRead More

SIOUX COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

SIOUX COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

SIOUX COUNTY IOWA Iowa Land Information Learn about farmland for sale in Sioux County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your Sioux County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal . Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $17,518 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre Land Auctions in 2022 prior to October: There was 22 farmland auction in Sioux County in 2022. There were 1624 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $21,309 The average $/CSR2 was $248/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 46 farmland auctions in Sioux County in 2021. There were 4200 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $17,850 The average $/CSR2 was $210/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 18 farmland auctions in Sioux County in 2020. There were 1689 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $12,035 The average $/CSR2 was $152/ CSR2 Average CSR2 Rating: 85.3 2021 USDA Average Corn Yield: 221.7 2021 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 69.6 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $261 I SU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Orange City, Sioux Center, Sheldon, Rock Valley, Hawarden, Hull, Alton, Boyden, Hospers, Ireton, Maurice, Granville Adjacent Counties: Lyon, O'Brien, Plymouth, Union County, SD, Lincoln County, SD County Seat: Orange City County Website: Learn more about the county at Sioux County Website Additional Sioux County Agricultural Informational Website: Sioux County Iowa Farm Service Agency County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263) Sioux County History: Sioux County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2020 census, the population was 35,872. Its largest city is Sioux Center. Sioux County was formed on January 15, 1851. It has been self-governed since January 20, 1860. It was named after the  Sioux  tribe. The first county seat was Calliope in 1860, then a small village with 15 inhabitants, and now part of  Hawarden . The first courthouse was built here in 1860 and served as such until 1872. A larger immigration wave began in 1869, primarily of Dutch. In 1872, Orange City was declared the seat. In June 1902, the construction began on a new  Sioux County courthouse  designed by W.W. Beach. Of red sandstone, it was completed in 1904, and still serves as the courthouse. From 1976 until 1982 the building was completely restored, and in 1977, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Wikipedia pageRead More

O'BRIEN COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

O'BRIEN COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

O'BRIEN COUNTY IOWA Iowa Land Information Learn about farmland for sale in O'Brien County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your O'Brien County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal . Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $13,323 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre Land Auctions in 2022 prior to October: There was 16 farmland auction in O'Brien County in 2022. There were 1682 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $17,200 The average $/CSR2 was $209/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 21 farmland auctions in O'Brien County in 2021. There were 1818 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $13,857 The average $/CSR2 was $164/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 21 farmland auctions in O'Brien County in 2020. There were 1918 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $9,835 The average $/CSR2 was $119/ CSR2 Average CSR2 Rating: 91.4 2021 USDA Average Corn Yield: 214.3 2021 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 65.3 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $261 I SU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Primghar, Paullina, Sutherland, Sanborn, Hartley, Calumet, Archer Adjacent Counties: Osceola , Clay, Cherokee, Sioux County Seat: Primghar County Website: Learn more about the county at O'Brien County Website Additional O'Brien County Agricultural Informational Website: O'Brien County Iowa Farm Service Agency County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263) O'Brien County History: O'Brien County is a county in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population was 14,182. By the time Iowa attained statehood (28 December 1848), its Territorial Legislature had created 44 counties. On 15 January 1851 the new State Legislature created another 49 counties, defining them by lines of survey. O'Brien was among the 49 units thus created.  It consists of four survey townships, each formed by 36 square miles arranged in a 6x6 layout, for a nominal 576 square miles total area. The county was named for  William Smith O'Brien , a leader for Irish independence in 1848. The new county's first settler arrived in 1856; Hannibal H. Waterman brought his wife and a daughter to the southeast portion (present  Waterman Township ). His homestead formed the nucleus of the county's first community, and a small building was erected there to function as a courthouse. By 1872 the county comprised several small communities, and residents of those groups felt the county's business should be conducted in a more central location. An election was held, the outcome of which was to create a new county seat at its midpoint. A 40-acre (16.2 hectare) tract at the center of the county was surveyed and platted; its name ( Primghar ) was created from the initials of eight persons involved with the platting. The previous courthouse building was transported to this new location. In 1874 a 35-foot square building was erected on the present location at a cost of $2,000, to replace the first structure. It was replaced in 1887 by a larger structure. The County Board of Supervisors authorized its construction, at a cost not to exceed $5,000 (the maximum amount the County was authorized to commit). To keep within this limit, members of the new community agreed to haul the building materials without charge from railroad stops at  Sanborn  and  Paullina . The present  courthouse  was completed in 1917,  and is listed on the  National Register of Historic Places . Wikipedia pageRead More

CLAY COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

CLAY COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

CLAY COUNTY IOWA Iowa Land Information Learn about farmland for sale in Clay County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your Clay County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal . Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $12,104 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre Land Auctions in 2022 prior to October: There was 17 farmland auction in Clay County in 2022. There were 1876 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $16,521 The average $/CSR2 was $193/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 27 farmland auctions in Clay County in 2021. There were 2847 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $11,044 The average $/CSR2 was $144/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 11 farmland auctions in Clay County in 2020. There were 1032 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $7877 The average $/CSR2 was $110/ CSR2 Average CSR2 Rating: 79.9 2020 USDA Average Corn Yield: 169.1 2020 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 49.4 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $261 I SU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Spencer, Royal, Everly, Peterson, Gillett Grove, Fostoria, Dickens, Rossie, Greenville, Webb Adjacent Counties: Dickinson, Palo Alto, Buena Vista, O'Brien County Seat: Spencer County Website: Learn more about the county at Clay County Website Additional Clay County Agricultural Informational Website: Clay County Iowa Farm Service Agency County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263) Clay County History: Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2020 census, the population was 16,384.  Its name is in honor of  Henry Clay Jr. ,  a colonel who died in action in the  Mexican–American War , and son of  Henry Clay , famous American statesman from Kentucky. Clay County comprises the Spencer, IA  Micropolitan Statistical Area . Clay County holds the annual  Clay County Fair . The first newspaper in Clay County was the  Peterson Patriot  which started publication in 1880. Wikipedia pageRead More

PALO ALTO COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

PALO ALTO COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

PALO ALTO COUNTY IOWA Iowa Land Information Learn about farmland for sale in Palo Alto County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your Palo Alto County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal . Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $11,030 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre Land Auctions in 2022 prior to October: There was 11 farmland auction in Palo Alto County in 2022. There were 1002 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $11,948 The average $/CSR2 was $156/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 14 farmland auctions in Palo Alto County in 2021. There were 1223 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $10,975 The average $/CSR2 was $144/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 12 farmland auctions in Palo Alto County in 2020. There were 1873 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $10,182 The average $/CSR2 was $124/ CSR2 Average CSR2 Rating: 77 2021 USDA Average Corn Yield: 191.1 2021 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 60.3 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $261 I SU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Emmetsburg, Ruthven, Graettinger, Ayrshire, Cylinder, Mallard, Rodman, Curlew Adjacent Counties: Emmet, Kossuth, Pocahontas , Clay County Seat: Emmetsburg County Website: Learn more about the county at Palo Alto County Website Additional Palo Alto County Agricultural Informational Website: Palo Alto County Iowa Farm Service Agency County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263) Palo Alto County History: Palo Alto County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2020 census, the population was 8,996.    It is named after the  Battle of Palo Alto , the first major battle of the  Mexican–American War. Wikipedia pageRead More

PLYMOUTH COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

PLYMOUTH COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

PLYMOUTH COUNTY IOWA Iowa Land Information Learn about farmland for sale in Plymouth County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your Plymouth County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal . Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $14,357 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre Land Auctions in 2022 prior to November: There was 13 farmland auction in Plymouth County in 2022. There were 2050 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $18,442 The average $/CSR2 was $237/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 24 farmland auctions in Plymouth County in 2021. There were 2,356 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $13,902 The average $/CSR2 was $194/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 9 farmland auctions in Plymouth County in 2020. There were 1118 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $9,667 The average $/CSR2 was $159/ CSR2 Average CSR2 Rating: 73.5 2021 USDA Average Corn Yield: 191.7 2017 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 59 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $270 I SU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Le Mars, Merrill, Remsen, Akron, Hinton, Brunsville, Kingsley, Oyens, Westfield, Struble, Craig Adjacent Counties: Sioux, Cherokee, Woodbury, Union, South Dakota (west) County Seat: Le Mars County Website: Learn more about the county at Plymouth County Website Additional Plymouth County Agricultural Informational Website: Plymouth County Iowa Farm Service Agency County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263) Plymouth County History: Plymouth County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2020 census, the population was 25,698.    Plymouth County was named after  Plymouth, Massachusetts . Plymouth County is part of the  Sioux City , IA- NE - SD   Metropolitan Statistical Area . Plymouth County was formed on January 15, 1851. Settlement began in the county in 1856. In October 1859, the first courthouse was built in Melbourne, formerly located in the southeast quarter of section 34, Plymouth Township, about five to six miles due south of Merrill.  The first public school opened its doors there with 32 pupils. In 1872 the county seat was moved to Le Mars and a courthouse and jail were built there in 1873. The present  Plymouth County Courthouse  was built in 1900 of red sandstone. During the  Great Depression , farmers in the county organized the Farmers Holiday Group, to keep farm products off the market until the desired price was met. A radical group among them abducted Judge Bradley from his court chamber and threatened to hang him in the front of the courthouse. Bradley was freed, but the governor ordered the national guard to Plymouth County and declared a state of emergency, which effectively ended the group. Wikipedia pageRead More

CHEROKEE COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

CHEROKEE COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

CHEROKEE COUNTY IOWA Iowa Land Information Learn about farmland for sale in Cherokee County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your Cherokee County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal . Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $9,789 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre Land Auctions in 2022 prior to November: There was 7 farmland auction in Cherokee County in 2022. There were 825 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $13,750 The average $/CSR2 was $190/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 17 farmland auctions in Cherokee County in 2021. There were 2,287 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $8,690 The average $/CSR2 was $124/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 10 farmland auctions in Cherokee County in 2020. There were 1425 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $8,783 The average $/CSR2 was $116/ CSR2 Average CSR2 Rating: 83.4 2020 USDA Average Corn Yield: 186.8 2020 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 56.1 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $270 I SU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Aurelia, Cherokee, Cleghorn, Larrabee, Marcus, Meriden, Quimby, Washta Adjacent Counties: O'Brien, Buena Vista, Ida, Woodbury, Plymouth County Seat: Cherokee County Website: Learn more about the county at Cherokee County Website Additional Cherokee County Agricultural Informational Website: Cherokee County Iowa Farm Service Agency County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263) Cherokee County History: Cherokee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2020 census, the population was 11,658. The county was formed on January 15, 1851, from open territory. It was named after the  Cherokee  Indians. Wikipedia pageRead More

BUENA VISTA COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

BUENA VISTA COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

BUENA VISTA COUNTY IOWA Iowa Land Information Learn about farmland for sale in Buena Vista County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your Buena Vista County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal . Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $10,673 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre Land Auctions in 2022 prior to November: There was 12 farmland auction in Buena Vista County in 2022. There were 1209 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $13,231 The average $/CSR2 was $169/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 40 farmland auctions in Buena Vista County in 2021. There were 3766 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $10,966 The average $/CSR2 was $135/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 13 farmland auctions in Buena Vista County in 2020. There were 1036 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $7,135 The average $/CSR2 was $134/ CSR2 Average CSR2 Rating: 83.4 2020 USDA Average Corn Yield: 184.9 2019 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 53.5 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $270 I SU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Storm Lake, Alta, Sioux Rapids, Newell, Albert City, Linn Grove, Rembrandt, Marathon, Lakeside, Truesdale Adjacent Counties: Clay, Pocahontas, Sac, Cherokee County Seat: Storm Lake County Website: Learn more about the county at Buena Vista County Website Additional Buena Vista County Agricultural Informational Website: Buena Vista County Iowa Farm Service Agency County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263) Buena Vista County History: Buena Vista County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2020 census, the population was 20,823.   The county is named for the final victory of Field General  Zachary Taylor  in the  Mexican–American War .Buena Vista County comprises the Storm Lake, IA  Micropolitan Statistical Area . Buena Vista County was formed on January 15, 1851, from open land. It was named in memory of the  Battle of Buena Vista  in the Mexican-American War ending in 1848; the victorious United States annexed considerable territory as a result. Wikipedia pageRead More

POCAHONTAS COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

POCAHONTAS COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

POCAHONTAS COUNTY IOWA Iowa Land Information Learn about farmland for sale in Pocahontas County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your Pocahontas County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal . Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $10,173 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre Land Auctions in 2022 prior to November: There was 7 farmland auction in Pocahontas County in 2022. There were 956 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $12,514 The average $/CSR2 was $166/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 6 farmland auctions in Pocahontas County in 2021. There were 568 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $12,073 The average $/CSR2 was $150/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 13 farmland auctions in Pocahontas County in 2020. There were 1029 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $8,035 The average $/CSR2 was $100/ CSR2 Average CSR2 Rating: 81.2 2021 USDA Average Corn Yield: 214.9 2021 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 63.9 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $270 I SU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Pocahontas, Rolfe, Laurens, Fonda, Havelock, Plover, Varina, Palmer Adjacent Counties: Palo Alto, Humboldt, Webster, Calhoun, Sac, Buena Vista, Clay County Seat: Pocahontas County Website: Learn more about the county at Pocahontas County Website Additional Pocahontas County Agricultural Informational Website: Pocahontas County Iowa Farm Service Agency County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263) Pocahontas County History: Pocahontas County is a county located in Iowa, United States. As of the 2020 census the population was 7,078, making it the state's ninth-least populous county.    The county was formed in 1851. This county was named after  Pocahontas, the famous Native American woman  from  Jamestown, Virginia . A colossal statue of her stands in the city. Wikipedia pageRead More

OCTOBER 2022 IOWA FARMLAND VALUE | IOWA LAND GUY

OCTOBER 2022 IOWA FARMLAND VALUE | IOWA LAND GUY

Hunting to Harvest! I spent most of this month hunting in Montana. When I go west to refresh my brain every year, I am reminded of why so many people have a love for the land; myself included. It is no wonder why people want to own it and/or have the desire to own more of it. There is just something about the sense of freedom that the land gives you and being a part of something much bigger. Yields have come in and the farmers I have talked to are more than pleased. The commodity markets are strong, and the farmland markets are staying steady! We are still seeing some record prices across Iowa. There are more acres coming to market than we have seen in years. This is a great time to expand your operation and invest in your farming operation.  Interest rates are still on the rise and the Feds just increased their rate .75%. I do not feel that raising the interest rates will correct inflation. Our inflation problem is coming from low supply…in everything (the trickledown effect)! In the short term, the rise in rates will drive more people to buying farmland. This may create a rise in cash rents. If the interest rates continue to rise, we may see some people exit farmland as they will get a better short-term rate in cd’s and bank accounts.  As we continue through the 4th quarter, we will see a lot of land hitting the market. This land will come with mixed results based on location. I feel that although stable, there will be some location-based volatility in the market. If you have a strong buying market due to local competition, you will see some great results. If your area does not have any competition, the prices you see may be lower.  Results from the 154 Auctions (17,902 acres) this last month have the average for the state at $11,809/acre, high quality ground at $13,913/ acre, and medium quality ground averaging $9,761/ acre. Low quality ground has remained steady at an average of $6,052/ acre.  Our Mission; Is to be your “Trusted Advisors”, Our obligation; is to market your farmland to the largest audience yielding you the most successful outcome! David & Ann Whitaker | Iowa Land Guy When you think of Farmland Think of US! Iowa Land Values by CSR Score: Green= 75-100CSR Tan=50-75CSR Orange= less than 50CSR Farmland in Iowa by Acres Sold Farmland Values in Iowa across the stateRead More

MITCHELL COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

MITCHELL COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

MITCHELL COUNTY IOWA Iowa Land Information Learn about farmland for sale in Mitchell County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your Mitchell County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal . Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $12,179 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre Land Auctions in 2022 prior to October: There was 15 farmland auction in Mitchell County in 2022. There were 1396 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $11,697 The average $/CSR2 was $170/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 10 farmland auctions in Mitchell County in 2021. There were 1224 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $13,429 The average $/CSR2 was $171/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 1 farmland auctions in Mitchell County in 2020. There were 113 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $9,400 The average $/CSR2 was $127/ CSR2 Average CSR2 Rating: 73.8 2021 USDA Average Corn Yield: 204.1 2021 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 61.5 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $261 I SU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Mitchell, Osage, Saint Ansgar, Stacyville, McIntire, Orchard, Little Cedar, Otranto, Carpenter, Toeterville, New Haven, Meyer Adjacent Counties: Mower County, MN, Howard, Floyd, Cerro Gordo, Worth County Seat: Osage County Website: Learn more about the county at Mitchell County Website Additional Mitchell County Agricultural Informational Website: Mitchell County Iowa Farm Service Agency County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263) Mitchell County History: Mitchell County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2020 census, the population was 10,565.   It is not clear whom the county is named after: the county website mentions John Mitchell, an early surveyor, and an Irish patriot  John Mitchel . Mitchell County was founded in 1851. It was named after  John Mitchel , an Irish patriot.  The  county's courthouse  was completed in 1858,  and it is listed on the  National Register of Historic Places . The courthouse has since been razed. Wikipedia pageRead More

WORTH COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

WORTH COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

WORTH COUNTY IOWA Iowa Land Information Learn about farmland for sale in Worth County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your Worth County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal . Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $9,226 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre Land Auctions in 2022 prior to October: There was 14 farmland auction in Worth County in 2022. There were 1366 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $8,708 The average $/CSR2 was $143/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 10 farmland auctions in Worth County in 2021. There were 819 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $10,238 The average $/CSR2 was $135/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 2 farmland auctions in Worth County in 2020. There were 149 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $7,788 The average $/CSR2 was $121/ CSR2 Average CSR2 Rating: 73.8 2021 USDA Average Corn Yield: 208.4 2021 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 59.2 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $261 I SU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Fertile, Grafton, Hanlontown, Joice, Kensett, Manly, Northwood Adjacent Counties: Mitchell, Cerro Gordo, Winnebago County Seat: Northwood County Website: Learn more about the county at Worth County Website Additional Worth County Agricultural Informational Website: Worth County Iowa Farm Service Agency County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263) Worth County History: Worth County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2020 census, the population was 7,443. The county was founded in 1851 and named for Major General William Jenkins Worth  (1794–1849), an officerin both the  Seminole War  and the  Mexican–American War . Worth County is part of the Mason City, IA Micropolitan Statistical Area. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 402 square miles (1,040 km2), of which 400 square miles (1,000 km2) is land and 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2) (0.5%) is water.[3] It is the fourth-smallest county in Iowa by land area and third-smallest by total area. Wikipedia page .Read More

WINNEBAGO COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

WINNEBAGO COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

WINNEBAGO COUNTY IOWA Iowa Land Information Learn about farmland for sale in Winnebago County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your Winnebago County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal . Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $10,432 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre Land Auctions in 2022 prior to October: There was 4 farmland auction in Winnebago County in 2022. There were 471 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $13,650 The average $/CSR2 was $174/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 13 farmland auctions in Winnebago County in 2021. There were 1,705 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $10,312 The average $/CSR2 was $137/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 3 farmland auctions in Winnebago County in 2020. There were 143 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $8,000 The average $/CSR2 was $105/ CSR2 Average CSR2 Rating: 72.9 2021 USDA Average Corn Yield: 198.6 2021 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 60.6 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $261 I SU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Lake Mills, Buffalo Center, Thompson, Rake, Leland, Scarville Adjacent Counties: Faribault County, MN, Freeborn County, MN, Worth, Hancock, Kossuth, Cerro Gordo County Seat: Forest City County Website: Learn more about the county at Winnebago County Website Additional Kossuth County Agricultural Informational Website: Winnebago County Iowa Farm Service Agency County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263) Winnebago County History: Winnebago County is a county in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2020 census, the population was 10,679. The county was founded in 1847 and named after the Native American tribe. It is the location of the motor homes manufacturer Winnebago Industries. According to the  U.S. Census Bureau , the county has an area of 402 square miles (1,040 km2), of which 400 square miles (1,000 km2) is land and 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2) (0.3%) is water.  It is Iowa's fifth-smallest county by land area and second-smallest by total area. Wikipedia page.Read More

KOSSUTH COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

KOSSUTH COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

KOSSUTH COUNTY IOWA Iowa Land Information Learn about farmland for sale in Kossuth County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your Kossuth County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal . Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $12,178 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre Land Auctions in 2022 prior to October: There was 16 farmland auction in Kossuth County in 2022. There were 1892 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $13,435 The average $/CSR2 was $181/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 37 farmland auctions in Kossuth County in 2021. There were 4,646 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $12,442 The average $/CSR2 was $163/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 7 farmland auctions in Kossuth County in 2020. There were 696 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $8,086 The average $/CSR2 was $107/ CSR2 Average CSR2 Rating: 78.2 2020 USDA Average Corn Yield: 201.20 2020 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 58.9 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $261 I SU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Algona, Bancroft, Burt, Fenton, Lakota, Ledyard, Lone Rock, Lu Verne, Swea City, Titonka, Wesley, West Bend, Whittemore Adjacent Counties: Martin County, MN, Faribault County, MN, Winnebago, Hancock, Humboldt, Palo Alto, Emmet County Seat: Algona County Website: Learn more about the county at Kossuth County Website Additional Kossuth County Agricultural Informational Website: Kossuth County Iowa Farm Service Agency County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263) Kossuth County History: Kossuth County is a county in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2020 census, the population was 14,828. Kossuth County was founded on January 15, 1851. It was named after  Lajos Kossuth , Regent-President of  Hungary  who went into exile to America following the  war of independence  of  Hungary  from the  Habsburg Dynasty .  The county was enlarged northward in 1857 by the inclusion of the former  Bancroft County .  Crocker County  was another county created out of the same area of Kossuth County as Bancroft County but was reverted due to not being larger than 432 square miles. Wikipedia page.Read More

HANCOCK COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

HANCOCK COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

HANCOCK COUNTY IOWA Iowa Land Information Learn about farmland for sale in Hancock County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your Hancock County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal . Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $10,592 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre Land Auctions in 2022 prior to October: There was 11 farmland auction in Hancock County in 2022. There were 1488 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $11,877 The average $/CSR2 was $176/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 11 farmland auctions in Hancock County in 2021. There were 1372 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $11,210 The average $/CSR2 was $132/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 8 farmland auctions in Hancock County in 2020. There were 646 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $7,974 The average $/CSR2 was $107/ CSR2 Average CSR2 Rating: 74.6 2020 USDA Average Corn Yield: 201.20 2020 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 58.9 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $261 I SU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Britt, Garner, Kanawha, Klemme, Goodell, Corwith, Crystal Lake, Woden, Duncan, Hayfield, Miller, Hutchins Adjacent Counties: Wimmebage, Cerro Gordo, Wright, Kossuth County Seat: Garner County Website: Learn more about the county at Hancock County Website Additional Hancock County Agricultural Informational Website: Hancock County Iowa Farm Service Agency County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263) Hancock County History: Hancock County is a county in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2020 census, the population was 10,795. The county was founded on January 15, 1851, and named in honor of  John Hancock , a leader of the  Continental Congress  during the  American Revolution . Hancock county was established as a result of an election on June 28, 1858.  At the time two townships, Avery and Madison, were also established. Soon after a  courthouse  was built in  Garner, Iowa  that continues to be the county seat. Wikipedia page.Read More

CERRO GORDO COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

CERRO GORDO COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

CERRO GORDO COUNTY IOWA Iowa Land Information Learn about farmland for sale in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your Cerro Gordo County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal . Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $9,647 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre Land Auctions in 2022 prior to October: There was 14 farmland auction in Cerro Gordo County in 2022. There were 1279 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $11,060 The average $/CSR2 was $163/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 11 farmland auctions in Cerro Gordo County in 2021. There were 1167 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $11,168 The average $/CSR2 was $153/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 14 farmland auctions in Cerro Gordo County in 2020. There were 1246 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $6,946 The average $/CSR2 was $99/ CSR2 Average CSR2 Rating: 74.6 2020 USDA Average Corn Yield: 183.6 2020 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 58.7 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $261 I SU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Clear Lake, Dougherty, Mason City, Meservey, Plymouth, Rock Falls, Rockwell, Swaledale Adjacent Counties: Worth, Mitchell, Floyd, Franklin, Hancock County Seat: Mason City County Website: Learn more about the county at Cerro Gordo County Website Additional Cerro Gordo County Agricultural Informational Website: Cerro Gordo County Iowa Farm Service Agency County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263) Cerro Gordo County History: Cerro Gordo County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2020 census, the population was 43,127.  The county is named for the  Battle of Cerro Gordo , which took place during the  Mexican–American War . Cerro Gordo County was formed in 1851 and takes its name from the  Battle of Cerro Gordo  in the  Mexican–American War , where General  Winfield Scott  defeated the Mexican  General Santa Anna  on April 18, 1847. In 1851 the first white settlers came into the area of the present county and settled on Clear Lake. Four years later, on August 7, 1855, the first elections were held and the first legal proceedings occurred in 1857. In the summer of the same year, Livonia was chosen as the new county seat. In 1858, the seat was returned to Mason City. In 1866, the first courthouse was erected, which was used until 1900. The courthouse still used today opened on November 17, 1960. Cerro Gordo County was the site of the  airplane crash  north of the city of  Clear Lake , in which rock and roll stars  Buddy Holly ,  Ritchie Valens , and  J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson , along with their pilot  Roger A. Peterson , were killed on February 3, 1959. The site is in  Grant Township , in the northwestern part of the county. Wikipedia page.Read More

SEPTEMBER 2022 IOWA FARMLAND VALUE | IOWA LAND GUY

SEPTEMBER 2022 IOWA FARMLAND VALUE | IOWA LAND GUY

Ann's Monthly Land Update! David’s Instructions While He Is Away….No Talking Cows….Keep On Task With Farmland Markets! As I am mixing feed for the cattle tonight (there I said it), I hear the combines running in the fields. Harvest is in full swing here in Iowa and we are already hearing of stronger yields than expected. That is always a good thing to hear from our farming families. The interest in farmland continues and the question now is will we see more farms hit the market than last November? November historically has always been one of the most popular months for land sales. But why? Here are several reasons. Some believe it is because after harvest there is more jingle in the pockets with full bins and so that is a good time to sell…happy people spend money. “Full bins sell farms!” Others think it is because of the timeline from when lease terminations are served in September and then the timeline to market the farm puts you at a November auction sale date. Then lastly you can look at it from a financial standpoint, real estate closing standpoint, and tax implications purposes with a November auction it gives just enough time to get the closing completed by the end of December to meet seller's and buyers’ goals before the end of the year. Two frequently asked questions are, “When is the right time to sell?” or “When is the right time to buy?” Unfortunately, we do not have a crystal ball and you being in the farming/livestock/ag industry know that our way of life is always changing with the markets, weather, and health of ourselves and our livestock. So, the only answer I can give is this, “When it is right for you!” Only you know when you are ready to let go of the farm or when you can make it work to buy a farm that comes to market in your area. The thing to keep in mind is that we do know what the markets and interest rates are doing now. We don’t know what this next year will bring. So if you are ready to sell, sell now. Buyers be ready for the November rush! Start making plans now. I wish you all a safe and bountiful harvest season! Sincerely, Ann Results from the 154 Auctions (17,902 acres) this last month have the average for the state at $11,809/acre, high-quality ground at $13,913/ acre, and medium-quality ground averaging $9,761/ acre. Low-quality ground has remained steady at an average of $6,052/ acre. Our Mission; Is to be your “Trusted Advisors”, Our obligation; is to market your farmland to the largest audience yielding you the most successful outcome! David & Ann Whitaker | Iowa Land Guy When you think of Farmland Think of US! Iowa Land Values by CSR Score: Green= 75-100CSR Tan=50-75CSR Orange= less than 50CSR Farmland in Iowa by Acres Sold Farmland Values in Iowa across the stateRead More

FLOYD COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

FLOYD COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

FLOYD COUNTY IOWA Iowa Land Information Learn about farmland for sale in Floyd County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your Floyd County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal . Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $9,254 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre Land Auctions in 2022 prior to October: There was 10 farmland auction in Floyd County in 2022. There were 816 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $10,419 The average $/CSR2 was $147/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 26 farmland auctions in Floyd County in 2021. There were 2722 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $9,664 The average $/CSR2 was $140/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 11 farmland auctions in Floyd County in 2020. There were 939 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $7,180 The average $/CSR2 was $93/ CSR2 Average CSR2 Rating: 79.5 2020 USDA Average Corn Yield: 188.5 2020 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 53 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $261 I SU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Charles City, Floyd, Nora Springs, Rudd, Colwell, Marble Rock, Rockford, Nashua Adjacent Counties: Chickasaw, Bremer, Butler, Franklin, Cerro Gordo, Mitchell, Howard County Seat: Charles City County Website: Learn more about the county at Floyd County Website Additional Floyd County Agricultural Informational Website: Floyd County Iowa Farm Service Agency County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263) Floyd County History: As of the 2020 census, the population was 15,627. Floyd County was established in 1854 and was named for Sergeant  Charles Floyd  of the  Lewis and Clark  Expedition, who died in 1804 near what is now  Sioux City ,  Iowa , and who was the only member to die on the Expedition.The first school in the county was taught at Nora Springs in 1854.  The second was opened at Charles City, the third at Floyd. Twelve years later there were 54 schools in the county, and in September 1875, there were 100 schoolhouses in Floyd County. Wikipedia page.Read More

BUTLER COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

BUTLER COUNTY, IOWA | FARMLAND PRICES, APPRAISALS AND AUCTIONS, WHITAKER MARKETING GROUP

BUTLER COUNTY IOWA Iowa Land Information Learn about farmland for sale in Butler County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your Butler County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal . Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $10,023 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre Land Auctions in 2022 prior to October: There was 10 farmland auction in Butler County in 2022. There were 1145 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $12,360 The average $/CSR2 was $159/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 7 farmland auctions in Butler County in 2021. There were 1015 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $10,707 The average $/CSR2 was $151/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 9 farmland auctions in Butler County in 2020. There were 1380 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $6,894 The average $/CSR2 was $95/ CSR2 Average CSR2 Rating: 74.6 2020 USDA Average Corn Yield: 193.9 2020 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 53.2 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $261 I SU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Allison, Bristow, Greene, Parkersburg, Aplington, Clarksville, New Hartford, Shell Rock, Aredale, Dumont Adjacent Counties: Floyd, Grundy, Cerro Gorgo, Bremer, Franklin, Hardin, Black Hawk, Chickasaw County Seat: Allison County Website: Learn more about the county at Butler County Website Additional Butler County Agricultural Informational Website: Bulter County Iowa Farm Service Agency County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263) Butler County History: Butler County was formed on January 15, 1851, from open land. It was named after Kentucky native William Orlando Butler, a general and hero of the Mexican–American War, who ran as Vice President of the United States in 1848. Until 1854, the county was governed by other counties. Only at this time did it have enough inhabitants to establish its own local government. The first court proceedings were conducted in a small log cabin of a settler. In 1858, the first courthouse was completed in Clarksville. After it was sold shortly thereafter to the local school district, it was used as a schoolhouse from 1863 until 1903. Clarksville was the first county seat, from 1854 to 1860, after which Butler Center became the seat. Because locals became disenchanted with Butler Center (partially because of its inaccessibility during the winter), Allison was made the county seat on January 10, 1881, after the tracks of the Dubuque and Dakota Railroad had been laid there. Butler County is the only county in Iowa that does not have any stop lights, four-lane roads (US Highway or interstate), a hospital, or a movie theatre. There are also no national fast-food chains in Butler county. Wikipedia page.Read More

President of the Realtor Land Institute

President of the Realtor Land Institute

David Whitaker was announced as Iowa Chapter President of the Realtor Land Institute. For the past year, David has been preparing for the opportunity while being in the position of Iowa Chapter President-Elect. He is excited for the next year. September 28th, 2022 (Des Moines IA)  - The REALTORS® Land Institute (RLI- Iowa Chapter), a commercial affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS®, proudly announces its 2022 national leadership. David Whitaker, ALC, was elected by the membership as their 2022 Iowa RLI National President. David joins the 2022 RLI National Board of Directors as a member of the Executive Committee alongside President Elect Rachelle Heller, ALC, and Vice President Otto Nobis. As President, David will serve on RLI’s Executive Committee. David has an extensive record of service to RLI, having served as Chair of both the Vice President, President-Elect and the MLS committees. Additionally, David has served through all the ranks of the Iowa Auctioneers Association. He has been a member of RLI since 2019 and earned the elite Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) Designation shortly after in 2015. David brings a wealth of industry and community leadership experience to his new position with RLI. Among his many accomplishments, he has been named the Iowa State Champion Auctioneer and Recently placed in the top 3 in the world at the International Auctioneers Championship. David was the winner of the CAI Rose Award, an annual honor conferred on an aspiring leader. The Iowa RLI chapter is one of the largest state chapters. David is proud to be called the Iowa Land Guy and assist sellers with finding the most successful outcomes when it comes to selling their farmland. Learn more about David Whitaker's awards here: Read More