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High Crop Prices Entice Farmers To Expand Planting

posted on May 24, 2013 at 3:32 PM

In Iowa, the average cash rent for corn or soybean fields is about $270 per acre, said Chad Hart, an Iowa State University agriculture economist. The average conservation payment in Iowa is $141 an acre. Full Story

Residents Fight Turning Indiana Golf Course Into Farmland

posted on November 30, 2012 at 4:33 PM

Residents say the loss of the course would not only hurt property values, but be bad for the town. Full Story

Farmland Sales Boom Again

posted on November 21, 2012 at 3:23 PM

Farmland Sales Boom Again
Land sales are booming in rural America, where continued prospects for above-average commodity prices are whetting farmers’ appetites to expand. One of dozens of sales this week in Iowa featured this 163-acre plot in Butler County. Its... Full Story

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