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June 2016 Planting Progress

All corn acres are planted and/or replanted and are generally in good condition.  Upland farms look great but excess moisture has stressed bottomland farms.  Nearly all of our soybeans are planted and in good condition.  However there are some acres on the Missouri River bottoms that have yet to be planted.  With warm and dry… Read more »

Spring Planting Update

Heavy rains across a wide portion of SW Iowa and Eastern Nebraska have halted corn planting.  Many areas have received well over 3″ of rain over the past week.  Field conditions are saturated and will take several good drying days to be ready to plant again.  With more rain in the forecast for this weekend… Read more »

For Sale- Mills County Farm

We have just listed for sale a 132.76 acres farm in Mills County, Iowa.  Check the Available Land tab for more details or Contact Adam Thien

Spring Planting Underway

Corn planting is just getting underway in SW Iowa. Soil temperatures are cool but warming quickly with the warm weather this week. Corn planting should continue for the next 2-3 weeks based upon weather. Soybeans will start being planted around May 5th.

Land Value Update

A new Iowa Realtors Land Institute Survey of Farm Land Values shows a steady and controlled decrease in land values over the past 6 months.  The survey indicated that from September 2015 to March 2016 Iowa farmland values decreased by 5%.  In SW Iowa the decline was 5.9%.  This is consistent to what we are… Read more »

Spring Update

Spring is finally just around the corner.  On cash rent farms we have received all March cash rental payments and tenants are preparing for the planting season.  On our custom farms all fertilizer and seed has been arranged for and operators are making preparations for the planting season.  Typical planting dates for corn in SW… Read more »