Land Sale of the Week: $15,100/a in Northwest Iowa


Mike Walsten

A prime 80-acres in Lyon County, Iowa, sold Oct. 2 for a heady $15,100 an acre, keeping up the tradition of strong land values in that part of the state. The farm in question was located five miles northwest of George in a strong row-crop and livestock area. It featured 77 tillable acres with a slight roll. The soil CSR2 was 94.2 with maximum equal to 100. The old CSR was 67 compared to the county average of 59.5.

Handling the auction were Chuck Sutton, Auctioneer & Land Broker, Sioux Falls, SD, 605-336-6315 and Clark Ahders, auctioneer, Rock Rapids, Iowa, 712-470-4700.

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dexter, MD
10/9/2015 01:44 PM

  any buyer premium?

Dickins, IA
10/9/2015 11:11 PM

  Signs of the 1980s all over again that land will never pay, His kids will sell it anyway after he dies


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