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Land Facts...By Jon Hjelm

Welcome to The ACRE Co new website.  On this site you will have access to recent land sales and other information that farm owners and land buyers will find useful.  Land buyers should find our list of Ag Lenders a great source of funds for land purchases.

We have traveled to a lot of courthouses gathering land price information and have attended may land auctions this spring.  Farmland prices have leveled and in some cases shown some improvement in the last few …

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Recent Land Sales
August 7, 2010
Carroll County $ 7175/ac

155 acres 2 mi. NE of Carroll

Unimproved gently sloping tract 147 crop acres - 72 CSR - Auction - G Rupiper auctioneer

August 4, 2010
Clay County $ 6850/ac
120 acres 3 mi W of Spencer

Unimproved attractive nearly level tract 117.7 crop acres 76.8 CSR Auction - Jon Hjelm The ACRE Co auctioneers
August 4, 2010
Clay County $ 5975/ac
120 acres 3 W of Spencer

Gently rolling tract - older grove - 116.3 crop acres -71.7 CSR Auction - Jon Hjelm The ACRE Co. auctioneers
August 4, 2010
Clay County $ 4225/ac
154.4 acres 3 W of Spencer

Gently rolling cropland and pasture.  120 acres cropland 69.5 CSR  33 acres pasture  Auction Jon Hjelm The ACRE Co auctioneers
August 4, 2010
Clay County $ 2975/ac
80 acres 3 W of Spencer

Improved gently rolling tract of lighter ground and pasture - 60 ac crop - 51 CSR  Morton bldg and 10,000 bu bin - Auction - Jon Hjelm The ACRE Co auctioneers
July 31, 2010
Martin County MN $5600/ac
154 acres 6 mi E of Ceylon

Unimproved all tillable 80 CER (70-72 CSR) nearly level to gently rolling tract - Auction - Howell and Rooney auctioneers
July 14, 2010
Clay County $ 5150/ac
21.4 acres 8 mi. SE of Spencer

Small irregular shaped all tillable tract 72.8 CSR Auction - The Acre Co auctioneers
July 13, 2010
O'Brien County $ 7425/ac
80 acres 2 mi. N of Primghar

Unimproved inside all tillable tract 79.1 crop acres 75.4 CSR  took water from adjoining tracts Auction - The Acre Co. auctioneers
June 30, 2010
Kossuth County $ 6800/ac
155 acres 8 mi S of Algona

Unimproved nearly level to gently rolling tract. 152.1 crop acres - 76.3 CSR Auction - Farm and Home Services auctioneers
June 14, 2010
Clay County $ 3200/ac
81.6 acres 8 mi. SE of Spencer

Timber, hillsides, river bottom meadow  The Little Sioux River flows through the tract  Auction - The Acre Co. auctioneers
April 22, 2010
Clay County $ 3800
108 acres 10 mi. S of Spencer

Unimproved timber pasture land. Trees, small area of open pasture, streams. Adjoining the Little Sioux River.

Auction - The Acre Co. auctioneers
April 22, 2010
Clay County $ 5710/ac
53 acres 10 mi. S of Spencer

Small unimproved nearly level to gently rolling tract. 49.6 crop acres. 77.7 CSR  Auction - The Acre Co. auctioneers
April 14, 2010
Carroll Co. $ 4735/ac
150 acres 3 mi. E of Carroll

Unimproved nearly level to gently rolling tract.  133.7 crop acres in two fields separated by county drainage ditch.  70.3 CSR  Sold after sale / same day in two tracts.

Auction - The Acre Co. auctioneers
April 6, 2010
Dickinson County $ 5265/ac
78.6 acres 2 mi. N of Terril

Unimproved nearly level tract with 77.6 crop acres. 73.1 CSR  Auction - The Acre Co. auctioneers
April 6, 2010
Dickinson County $ 4960/ac
80 acres 2 mi. N of Terril

Umproved very gently rolling tract with Machine shed, open front shed, misc bldgs.  73.1 crop acres - 69.6 CSR Auction - The Acre Co. auctioneers
April 6, 2010
Dickinson County $ 3565/ac
80 acres 2 mi. N of Terril

Unimproved inside mostly tillable tract with 69 crop acres - 63 CSR.  10 acre old gravel pit area - Auction - The Acre Co. auctioneers
March 23, 2010
Clay County $ 3050/ac
74 acres 6 mi. NW of Spencer

Unimproved nearly level tract with 70.29 crop acres.  53.9 CSR  Light all tillable farm -active bidding. Auciton - The Acre Co. auctioneers
March 23, 2010
Clay County $ 2360/ac
120 acres 6 mi. NW of Spencer

Unimproved gently rolling tract with 116.1 crop acres. 48 CSR  Auction - The Acre Co. auctioneers
March 9, 2010
Osceola County $ 6150/ac
149 acres 10 mi. NW of Sibley

Unimproved with 145.1 tillable acres - 69 CSR - Auction - Vander Werff and Assoc. - auctioneers
March 9, 2010
Osceola County $ 4850/ac
65.5 acres 8 mi. NE of Sibley

Unimproved farm with 64.8 tillable acres - 62 CSR - Auction - Vander Werff and Assoc. - auctioneers
March 9, 2010
Osceola County $ 6225/ac
240 acres 7 mi. NW of Sibley

Unimproved with 235.9 tillable acres - 68 CSR - Auction - VanderWerff and Assoc. - auctioneers
March 9, 2010
O'Brien County $ 7600/ac
74.3 acres 1 mi. NE of Sheldon

Unimproved with 73.2 tillable acres - 71.85 CSR - Auction - Vander Werff and Assoc. - auctioneers
February 10, 2010
Dickinson County $ 4175/ac
278.55 acres 2.5 mi. W of Lake Park

Unimproved gently sloped to rolling - two tracts total 272 tillable acres - tract 1 CSR 66, tract 2 CSR 70.1 - Auction - Vander Werff and Assoc. - auctioneers
January 29, 2010
Sioux County $ 7625/ac
76.45 acres 3 mi. NE of Boyden

Unimproved, 73.6 crop acres - 72.3 CSR - Auction - Beyer Auction - auctioneer
January 27, 2010
Osceola County $ 5625
320 acres 3 mi. NE of Sibley

Unimproved gently sloped, two tracts combined 312 acres, 283.3 acres tillable, 68 CSR  Auction - Vander Werff and Assoc. - auctioneers
January 26, 2010
Osceola County $ 6700/ac
80 acres 2-1/4 mi E of Melvin

Unimproved gently sloped inside tract.  78.5 tillable acres - 73.6 CSR   Auction - VanderWerff and Assoc. - auctioneers
January 26, 2010
Osceola County $ 6200/ac
80 acres 3 mi E of Melvin

Unimproved gently sloped inside tract - 79.8 tillable acres - 74.3 CSR - Auction - VanderWerff and Assoc. auctioneers
December 30, 2009
Emmet County $4680/ac
160 ac 12 mi SE of Estherville

Unimproved mostly tillable farm with 153.9 crop acres, 65.5 CSR.  Leased for 2010. Auction - Howell Real Estate
December 19, 2009
Sioux County $6900/ac
80 acres 2mi. S of Hospers

Improved mostly tillable farm with 71.8 crop acres, 66 CSR improved acreage includes home and numerous farm buildings.  Auction - Klaassen auctioneers
December 2, 2009
Clay County $3590/ac
40 acres 5 mi W of Spencer on Hwy 18

Unimproved nearly level farm with 38.3 crop acres. 58.8 CSR  Highway location.  Auction - The Acre Co. auctioneers
November 18, 2009
Hamilton County $5850/ac
120 acres 5 mi SE of Stanhope

unimproved gently rolling 114.1 crop acres - 80.7 CSR Auction - Cotton-Grave agents - Jon Hjelm/Acre Co auctioneer
November 18, 2009
Buena Vista County $5950ac
36.5 acres 4 miles N of Alta

Unimproved 34.9 crop acres with 72.65 CSR - 2 wind turbines - Auction - McGuire auctioneer
November 18, 2009
Buena Vista County $3650/ac
80 acres 1-1/2 miles NW of Alta

Unimproved - 55 acres cropland - 25 acres pasture - 72.6 CSR - Auction - McGuire auctioneer
November 17, 2009
Buena Vista County $5400/ac
306 acres NE of Storm Lake

2 parcels - 1 unimproved - 1 w/home and bldgs - 75.3 combined CSR - Auction - McGuire auctioneer
November 16, 2009
Lyon County $7675/ac
77.5 acres 5 mi SW of Little Rock

Unimproved productive farm with 68 CSR - Auction - Ahders auctioneer
November 12, 2009
Lyon County $6100/ac
36.88 acres 4 mi NW of Rock Rapids

Unimproved all tillable recently surveyed - 61 CSR  Auction - Ahders auctioneer
November 11, 2009
Buena Vista County $4635/ac
76 acres 2 mi N of Marathon

Unimproved nearly level to gently rolling mostly tillable - waterway & CRP filter strips - 71.8 CSR - Auction - The Acre Co auctioneer
November 10, 2009
Lyon County $7025/ac
120 acres NE of Lester

Unimproved 116.3 tillable acres with some tile along waterway - 67.7 CSR - Auction - VandeVegte & Zomer auctioneers
November 6, 2009
Calhoun County $5310/acre
80 acres 2 mi N of Lohrville
Unimproved all tillable good soils - 75 CSR   Auction - Green auctioneer
November 4, 2009
Pocahontas County $4650/ac
180 acres 4 mi. SW of Pocahontas

Improved with house, lg machine shed, misc - 173.5 crop acres - 70.4 CSR    Auction - Winegarden auctioneer
November 4, 2009
Buena Vista County $5550/ac
213 acres 1/2 mi S of Albert City

Unimproved gently rolling farm all in one field with 205 crop ac - 75.6 CSR   Auction - Brown auctioneer
November 4, 2009
Buena Vista County $5725/ac
87.5 acres 3 mi SW of Albert City

Unimproved tract with 88.4 crop - 74.7 CSR - Auction - Brown auctioneer
November 4, 2009
Buena Vista County $5600/ac
160 acres 4 mi SE of Albert City

Unimproved quarter section with 155.2 crop - 71.7 CSR  Auction - Brown Auctioneer
November 4, 2009
Buena Vista County $5350/ac
110 acres 4-1/2 mi SW of Albert City

Unimproved with 105.1 crop - 72.8 CSR - Auction - Brown Auctioneer
October 29, 2009
Lyon County $7350/ac
100.6 acres 6 mi NW of Rock Valley

Unimproved highly productive farm with 96.6 crop acres with conservation plan and CSR of 58   Auction - VandeVegte & Zomer auctioneers
October 23, 2009
Osceola County $3020/ac
160 acres 5 mi. NE of Little Rock

Unimproved mostly pasture farm with 45 crop acres with 21 acres in CRP, Auction - Ahders auctioneer
October 2, 2009
Sac County $6700/ac
80 acres 3 mi. E of Schaller

Bare mostly tillable 77.2 crop - CSR 74 - auction - McGuire auctioneers
October 2, 2009
O'Brien County $4700/ac
155.2 acres 1 mi. NW of Everly

Unimproved 148.32 crop acres - CSR 59.6 - sealed bid offering
October 1, 2009
Emmet County $5450/ac
160 ac 7 mi. W of Ringsted

Unimproved 158.3 crop acres - 72 CSR - auction - Farmers National auctioneers
October 1, 2009
Emmet County $5700/ac
137 acres 9 mi. SW of Ringsted

Unimproved 133.7 crop acres - CSR 78  - auction - Farmers National - auctioneers
September 29, 2009
Humboldt County $3475/ac
237 acres 2 miles E of Gilmore City

Unimproved gently rolling farm with 215.7 crop acres, 39.9 CRP acres, 78.7 CSR Auction - Rick Winegarden auctioneer
September 29, 2009
Sioux County $8500/ac
91 acres 7 mi SE of Boyden

Unimproved level to gently sloped inside tract with 89.8 tillable acres - 70.4 CSR - Auction - VanderWerff auctioneer
September 28, 2009
Clay County $4810/ac
309.5 acres 1 mi S of Lake Center

Three tracts, 282.6 crop ac - 71.2 CSR - tillable in two fields divided by drainage ditch - sold in 2 tracts -auction - Midwest Land auctioneer
September 23, 2009
Lyon County $8100
80 acres 5 mi SE of George

Inside 80 acres with 79 crop ac - 71.2 CSR - auction - Vander Werff auctioneers
September 23, 2009
Lyon County $7100/ac
136 acres 6 mi. SE of George

Nearly level, mostly tillable - 133.9 crop - 72.2 CSR - auction - Vander Werff auctioneers
September 22, 2009
Lyon County $6125/ac
80 acres 4 mi. NW of Alvord

Inside 80 with 79.3 crop ac - 60.23 CSR - auction - Beyer/Zomer auctioneers
September 22, 2009
Osceola County $3500/ac
158 ac 1 mi. SW of Ocheyedan

148.5 crop ac - 64.5 CSR - estate - auction - Klassen auctioneers
September 21, 2009
Lyon County $6900/ac
80 acres 2-1/2 mi N or Larchwood

Unimproved gently rolling farm w/79.6 crop acres - CSR of 58.  Sutton auctioneer
September 21, 2009
Sac County $4075/ac
150 acres 2-1/2 mi NE of Lake View

Unimproved gently rolling farm w/144.8 crop acres - 63.5 CSR  Green Real Estate auctioneer
September 18, 2009
Sac County $4200/ac
45 acres 1 mi N of Grant City

Bare 45 ac w/33.43 crop acres, balance timber, Raccoon River across SE corner.  CSR 70.7  Green Real Estate auctioneer
September 18, 2009
Sac County $4800/ac
103 acres 1 mi N of Grant City

Improved w/rural home & outbldgs 69.25 crop ac - 63.4 CSR - bal. timber & pasture - Green Real Estate - auctioneer
September 15, 2009
Buena Vista County $4050/ac
80 acres 3 mi SE Linn Grove

Unimproved 71 crop acres in 2 fields, 71 CSR on crop ac - auction - Farmers National auctioneer
September 15, 2009
Sac County $6300/ac
100 acres 3 mi NW of Schaller

Unimproved - 101.8 crop acres - 70 CSR - auction - McGuire auctioneer
September 1, 2009
Lyon County $4650/ac
160 acres 6 mi. NW of Little Rock

Improved quarter section - 126 crop acres - 58.89 CSR  auction - Klaassen auctioneers
September 1, 2009
Webster County $5450/ac
168 acres 1.5 mi N of Gowrie

Nearly level 161.1 crop acres - CSR 83 auction - McGuire auctioneers
September 1, 2009
Webster County $4525/ac
120 acres 4 miles N of Gowrie

Unimproved nearly level 118.6 crop acres - CSR 79.3 - auction - McGuire auctioneers
August 26, 2009
Osceola County $7500/ac
80 acres 3mi. S of Ashton

Nearly level 77.2 crop acres, 74.5 CSR - auction - Klaassen auctioneer
August 17, 2009
Sioux Co. $5580 / ac
190 ac near Alton & Sioux Center

Five tracts 5ac to 79 ac - CSR's 52-70 mix of cropland/pasture - prices vary from $2000 to 7500 per acre - Brock Auction auctioneer
August 7, 2009
Calhoun County $4300/ac
153 acres 1 mi. E of Pomeroy

Auction 143.1 crop ac w/15 ac CRP  farmed in 4 fields, 80 CSR - Welander auctioneer
August 3, 2009
Clay County $5240/ac
157.4 acres 1 mi. N of Dickens

All tillable very gently rolling quarter section 154.6 crop ac  Nicollet Clarion Webster soils - 76.4 CSR  private listing Chuck Sikora - The ACRE Co. / Cotton-Grave
July 22, 2009
Sioux County $8100 & $6950 /ac
113 acres 3 mi. SW of Sheldon

Unimproved nealy level to gently rolling - Sold in two tracts - 45 ac - $8100  &  65 ac - $6950  Auction -  Vander Werff  auctioneers
July 16, 2009
Humboldt County $4800/ac
80 acres 2 mi. N of Humboldt

Unimproved gently rolling - 77.5 crop ac - 74 CSR - Aug '09 close - no '09 rent - auction - Farmers National auctioneers
July 15, 2009
Webster County $5300/ac
113 acres 3 mi. E of Gowrie

Nearly all tillable - 76 CSR - offered as two tracts - sold as one unit at auction - Lizer Livestock auctioneers
July 10, 2009
Pocahontas County $4700/ac
526 acres 6 mi. N of Fonda

Unimproved gently rolling mostly tillable land - in two locations, sold in four tracts, Tract 1- 320 ac - $4425/ac - Tract 2 - 78 ac - $5550/ac - Tracts 3&4 -128 ac $5150/ac   Gannon - Winegarden auctioneers
June 17, 2009
O'Brien County $4425/ac
160 acres 4 mi NW of Sutherland

Improved gently rolling farm with 94 crop acres (could be +) Good soils - 74.1 CSR   Auction - Vander Werff  - auctioneers
June 16, 2009
Ida County $6500/ac
83.5 acres 3 mi NE of Holstein

Rolling farm - 72.8 crop ac - 61.9 CSR  Auction - McGuire Auction Co - auctioneers
June 8, 2009
Carroll County $5400/ac
23.5 acres adjoining Carroll

Small farm w/279 ft frontage on Hwy 71  17.3 crop ac Auction - Farmers National - Auctioneers
June 8, 2009
Dickinson County $4000/ac
32 acres west of Milford

18.4 ac crop, 13 ac pasture, blacktop location, auction started at $2200 with very active bidding. Auction - Farmers National, Auctioneers
May 28, 2009
Clay County $5800/ac
16 acres north of Dickens

15.3 crop ac, 77.9 CSR, w/100 ac to rent @ 175/ac  Auction - The ACRE Co - Auctioneer
May 28, 2009
Clay County $75,000
Acreage north of Dickens

3 bedroom ranch style house with 2 car garage on 4 ac adjoining land sold separately Auction - The ACRE Co - Auctioneer
May 13, 2009
Pocahontas County $4725/ac
47 acres near Rolf

5 ac older acreage & 42 acres 75.7 CSR  Offered three ways. Sold as one unit - Farmers National Co / Stalcup auctioneers
April 18, 2009
Carroll County $6125/ac
135 acres north of Carroll

Nearly level 131.5 crop acres CSR 77 lease for 2009 Scharfenkamp/Green auction
April 16, 2009
Sac County $6150/ac
80 acres north of Schaller

Rolling upland tillable tract with 2 wind generators - auction, Rick Winegarden auctioneer
April 15, 2009
O'Brien County $4750/ac
160 acres south of Hartley

150.7 crop acres CSR 71.9 cropland divided by waterways Farmers National - auctioneers
April 14, 2009
Cherokee County $4325/ac
160 acres south of Marcus

118.4 crop acres with an ave CSR 58  Sold at auction   McGuire Auction Co
April 7, 2009
Buena Vista County $5575/ac
81 acres near Rembrandt

Nearly level farm 77.1 crop acres - 75.8 CSR   Auction - The ACRE Co - Auctioneers
April 6, 2009
Emmet County $3250/ac
263 acres south of Estherville

Two tracts of gently rolling land- 250.5 ac cropland -68 CSR - sold as one parcel - M Clarken - auctioneer
April 2, 2009
Clay County $4150/ac
105 acres north of Webb

103 gently rolling crop acres   CSR 70.1   Sold at auction - The ACRE Co - Auctioneers

Acre Co. Land Auctions

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 10:00 AM
SOLD - Tract 1 & 2 $11,000/ac Tract 3 $10,600/ac
227 Acres Clay County
Section 28 Riverton Township
  • Will be as a choice of 3 tracts or any combination
  • All tillable, nearly level, attractive farm
  • On a blacktop in the Royal-Spencer-Everly area
  • Tile maps available
Thursday, August 7, 2014 10:00 AM
SOLD - Tract 1 $9350/ac - Tract 2 $10,000/ac
160 Acres Clay County
Section 27 Logan Township
  • Will be offered as choice of 2 tracts or entire parcel
  • Inside, all tillable, gently rolling, productive farm
  • Located on a blacktop in the Gillett Grove-Webb-Dickens-Ruthven area
Thursday, August 14, 2014 6:00 PM
SOLD - $116,000
23.91 Acres Clay County
Section 32 Peterson Township
  • Located 1/2 mi west of Peterson, south of Hwy 10
  • 1500 ft of Little Sioux River frontage
  • Unique, wooded tract w/ 180 ft high hillsides
  • Metal clad barn for toy shed or clubhouse
  • Walking trail stretches entire length of the tract
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:00 AM
261 Acres Sac County
Section 3 Jackson Township
  • 2 miles northwest of Sac City
  • Great blend of quality cropland and rustic timber
  • Located next to Sac County conservation land
  • Located on 220th & 230th Street, and along Hwy 20
  • 141 acres cropland - 73.5 CSR
  • 114 acres timber & river land
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:00 AM
11.93 Acres Sac County
Section 5 Cedar Township
  • Located on N14, 1 mil east & 3 mi north of Sac City
  • 11.42 FSA crop acres - 73.2 CSR
  • Majority of soils are Coland, Nicollet, & Blue Earth
  • Attractive, inside, nearly level, all tillable farm
Thursday, September 18, 2014 10:00 AM
78 Ac & 78 Ac Clay Co.
Section 24 Lincoln Township
  • Offered as 2 great inside 78 acre parcels
  • 5 miles south of Spencer on Hwy 71
  • Includes 4.6 acre farm building site with outbuildings
  • Outstanding reputation soils: 80.2 CSR, 95.7 CSR2
Thursday, September 18, 2014 5:30 PM
10 Acres Clay County
Building Site / Acreage - Spencer, Iowa
  • Offered in choice of 2 tracts
  • Just east of Spencer on hard road 340th Street
  • Older farm house, barn, and outbuildings
  • Additional 5 acre pasture with trees
  • House site, storage, 4-H projects, and more
Thursday, October 2, 2014 10:00 AM
170 Acres Clay County
Section 31 Lake Township
  • 157.54 FSA crop acres all in one large field
  • Includes 11.8 acres woodland on Pickerell Run Creek
  • Inside, mostly tillable farm w/ 74.8 CSR, 84.9 CSR2
  • 6 miles east of Spencer, 2 miles north of Dickens
  • Broker: Gary Grave, Cotton Grave Farm Mgmt

Acre Co. Land For Sale

Iowa Farm for Sale
240 Acres Palo Alto Co.
Section 10 Freedom Township
  • Inside, nearly all tillable farm
  • Excellent soils: 82.5 CSR2, 76.2 CSR
  • Northeast of Emmetsburg
Commercial Lot for Sale
Unimproved Building Lot
4th Avenue West, North Spencer
  • Choice location - two blocks west of Highway 71
  • 66,600 sq ft lot w/ 370 ft frontage on 4th Ave W
  • Surrounded by business property
  • Broker owned - Ready to go for your new project
Prime Commercial Lot for Sale
Sale pending
Grand Ave & East 9th St
Spencer, Iowa
  • Zoned Central Business District, ready to build
  • 100 foot frontage on Grand Avenue
  • Premiere Hy-Vee, Walgreens location