$19,000 per acre in Southwest Minnesota

Land buying fever seen in Lyon Co., Iowa, in far northwest Iowa spilt over into Minnesota Thursday when a high-quality farm sold for $19,000 an acre. The 80 acres located east of Hills in Rock County featured a CER (Crop Equivalent Rating) of 96.2 with 100 equal to maximum.

Handling the auction was Keith Elbers, Elbers Auction Service, Hills, MN., 507-962-3433 along with Clark Ahders, Rock Rapids, Iowa, 712-475-3993.