Farm sales

Iowa Senate approves on-farm sale and distribution of raw unpasteurized milk

Several times over the past two decades, it looked like consumers in Iowa were going to lose their protection from the dangers of raw milk. But, the Iowa legislature has consistently managed to uphold the state’s ban on the sale of unpasteurized milk. This year could be different. On March 10, the Iowa Senate voted […]

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Farm gate sales hold and prices firm, but bulk lifestyle sales plunge

The rural property market started this year with a split personality with farm sales buoyant but lifestyle blocks in the doldrums The rural property market started the year with agricultural sales figures at similar levels to a year ago, but sales of lifestyle properties declined markedly. According to the Real Estate Institute of NZ, 489 […]

Farm sales

Easing of agricultural sales – REINZ

Agricultural sales decline and farmers may hold onto land to take advantage of high commodity prices. Data released this week by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) shows that there were 256 fewer farm sales for the three months ended December 2021 than for the three months ended December 2020. Overall, there were […]