Illinois

Land Report December 2016 Newsletter

The New Year is knocking on the door, but that hasn’t slowed the pace of transactions in the last month of 2016, including: The acquisition of 8,638 acres of Illinois bottom land by Farmland Partners Inc. for $55 million. The

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Posted in News Desk, Newsletter

Land to Table: Beef, Pork, Chicken & Eggs

Land to Table: Beef, Pork, Chicken & Eggs

When Jody Osmund left the family farm to go off to college, he was positive that his days of country living were a thing of the past. This was back when the only time it seemed that farmers ever made

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Posted in Corinne Garcia, Feature, Illinois, Land to Table, News Desk

On the Block: 3,379 acres of Farmland in Boone County, Illinois

Schrader Real Estate & Auction Company will manage the sale of the 48 tracts, which total some 2,900 tillable acres. “It’s possible that we will have some large investors seeking to purchase substantial amounts of land, but local farmers and

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Posted in Auctions, Farming, Feature, Illinois, Midwest, News Desk

Market Watch: Chicago Fed Cites Surge in Midwest Land Prices

Agricultural land values in the Seventh Federal Reserve District jumped 12% in 2010, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. The district encompasses key portions of America’s Corn Belt, including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, and Wisconsin. The increase was the second largest on record

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Posted in Farming, Feature, Great Lakes, Midwest, News Desk

Duke Energy Makes Major Investment in GreenTrees

Duke Energy has become the lead investor in GreenTrees, a privately managed forest restoration program created and managed by C2I for landowners in the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley: Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana. This enormous valley once

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Posted in Conservation, Eddie Lee Rider, Feature, Midwest, News Desk, Public Land, Recreation, Regional News, South, Timber

On the Block: 170 Acres in Marion County, Illinois

Update: The complete tract of land went unsold during the brief auction. The first tract at 50 acres was passed on at $120,000, the second tract at 40 acres was unsold at $96,000, and the third tract at 80 acres

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Posted in Auctions, Conservation, Farming, Feature, Grant Gannon, Hunting, Midwest, Recreation

Illinois Land Auction Gins $24 Million

A crowd of 800, including 250 bidders, gathered at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield on Jan. 21 and spent more than six hours and $24 million to acquire 4,000 acres of prime Illinois farmland.

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Posted in Eric OKeefe, Farming, Feature, Midwest, News Desk, Regional News, Topics

Rising Land Values in Illinois

Farmland values in Illinois increased by nearly 6 percent during the first half of this year with investors, both local and national, bidding up the rural properties, particularly in the “collar counties” around Chicago. Rather than focus on short-term problems in

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Posted in Midwest, Regional News

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