A Northwest Iowa town has made a new farmland price record.
In Hull, Iowa a 74 tract was sold for $20,000 an acre.
The previous record was in October when a 120 acre parcel went for $16,750 per acre near Sioux Center, Iowa.
According to a Hull auctioneer, farmland in Northwest Iowa is very valuable, with good commodity prices and a strong livestock industry.
The state average is $6,477 an acre, which is an increase of 30 percent in the last year.
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