Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Graph Showing Investor Purchases of Iowa Farmland 1989-2010

The percentage of land purchased by what were classified as investors rose from less than 20% in the early 1990s to almost 40% in the mid 2000s. During the early part of the past decade many investors were using IRS 1031 like-kind tax exchanges in purchasing farmland.

To learn more, see Choices report by Michael Duffy.