The winter wheat harvest 2015 is finding better than expected yield and quality.
Des Moines County, Iowa, sale brings $11,500 per acre, showing values holding steady compared to previous sales.
Combines are stalled from Texas to Kansas, waiting for dry weather.
Dallas County, Iowa sale falls short of expectations; plus auctions in Illinois and Nebraska.
Quarter-section with homestead brings $6,075 per acre.
Not seen since 1930s, wheat flag smut seen in trace levels.
High quality land in Crawford County draws big money, while marginal quality suffers.
Forty acres near Paloma brings $14,500 per acre; proof that dynamite comes in small packages.
In auction action May 19, Porter County land brings $8,956; it sold in 2005 for $4,500 per acre.
Pretty as a picture farmstead in Northern Indiana draws interest from multiple bidders. Plus, sales in Iowa and South Dakota.