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farmlandWhy Iowa Farm Land Is A Smart Investment:

"2010 Iowa Land Value Survey," Iowa State University

"2010 Farmland Value Survey," Iowa State University

"Farmland Value Survey," Realtors Land Institute, November 2010 (pdf file, Acrobat Reader)

The Progressive Farmer, Online Journal

"2005 Iowa Land Value Survey," Iowa State University

"Land Values Continue to Rise: Survey," Iowa Farmer Today, March 28, 2007

"Ethanol Drives Up Value of Iowa Farmland," Des Moines Register, May 29, 2007

"Land Values Follow Corn Higher," Iowa Farmer Today, December 20, 2006

"Ethanol Demand Fuels 10 Percent Price Jump for Farmland," Des Moines Register, December 20, 2006

"Survey: Iowa Farmland Tops $3,200 an Acre," Des Moines Register, December 19, 2006

"Land Value Growth Strongest Since '70's," Iowa Farmer Today, March 1, 2006

"Strong Demand Keeps Farmland Prices High," Des Moines Register, March 19, 2006

"Land Values Soar To Record Levels," Iowa Farmer Today, December 15, 2005

"High Land Prices Little Incentive to Sell," Iowa Farmer Today, December 14, 2005

"Investors Like Rising Farmland Market," Iowa Farmer Today, March 26, 2004

"Iowa Farms: Number, Average Size, and Land in Farms," US Department of Agriculture, 2003 (pdf file, Acrobat Reader)

"Iowa Farmland by County (2003-2004 Values)" Des Moines Register, November 23, 2006

"Iowa Farmland Prices Hit Record," Des Moines Register, December 15, 2004

"Farmland Prices Keep Going Up," Des Moines Register, December 19, 2004

"Demand, Low Rates Drive Up Farmland Prices," Des Moines Register, October 12, 2004

"Many Drive Up Value of Iowa Farmland," New York Times, September 23, 2003

Farm News:

"Before Running Cars, Ethanol Fuels Land Boom," New York Times, August 7, 2007

"Small Farms Still A Big Market, Expert Finds," Des Moines Register, November 16, 2003

"Mazes Bring Families to Farms, Greenbacks to Farmers," Associated Press, November 10, 2004

"Trends In Iowa Farm Ownership," Iowa State University, October 2004

"Iowa: Portrait of the Land," Iowa Department of Natural Resources

"Feeding the World," Gene Lucht, Iowa Farmer Today, March 16, 2005

"Ray, Mondale Honored for Humanitarian Efforts," Gene Lucht, Iowa Farmer Today, March 18, 2005

"Farmers Find More Demand to Work Land for Others," Associated Press, March 20, 2005

"Trends Show Growth in Farmers' Computer Usage," Iowa's Internet, April 20, 2004

"Iowa Farm Bureau & University of Iowa Join Forces for the Environment," IFB, April 20, 2005

"Iowa Farmland Cash Rental Rates Jump," Agriculture Online, May 9, 2007

"Cash Rents Up Across Iowa, " Agriculture Online, May 5, 2005

"US Geological Survey: Science in Your State: Iowa," USGS

FDIC Iowa State Profile, Spring 2007

"Program Pays Farmers to Try Greener Methods," Des Moines Register, March 5, 2006

"What's Keeping Our Youth Off the Farms?" Des Moines Register, July 24, 2005

"Iowa Farmland Supports Ministries Abroad," Creston News Advertiser, August 17, 2007

Iowa Amish (website) 

"Bumper Crops for the Eye," New York Times, February 2, 2005




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