$13,000 per acre in Central Iowa

A Nov. 7 auction in Jasper Co., Iowa, saw 107 acres pass under the auctioneer's gavel for $13,000 an acre. The far was located four miles northwest of Prairie City and was classified as NHEL (non highly erodible land). The farm has 105 tillable acres and carried a CSR2 of 91.6 versus the county cropland average CSR2 of 67.8. The CSR was 89.1 versus the county average CSR of 64.1.

Handling the auction were John and Kathy Van Zee, Farmers National Company, Mitchellville, Iowa, 641-521-0151.