$9,800 per acre in Northwest Iowa

A late-January auction in the far northwest corner of Iowa saw 117 acres of cropland sell for $9,800 an acre. The auction, held Jan. 27, featured a total of 147 with tract 1 offered as a predominanty cropland tract and tract 2 a pasture tract.

Tract 1: 117 acres, 112 acres tillable, CSR2 67.7, county average cropland CSR2 80 $9,800 per acre.

Tract 2: 30 acres, 20 acres pasture, 10 acres tillable, $7,500 an acre.

Handling the auction was Vande Vegte Zomer Realty & Auction, Rock Rapids, Iowa, 712-476-9443.