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Indiana is the home of Amish Country, wine trails, orchards and yes, lots and lots of farmland.
The Hoosier state's chief crops are corn, soybeans, and wheat.
As far as livestock, their main production are hogs, dairy cows and chicken eggs.
Believe it or not, most of the country’s popcorn is produced in Indiana!
There will always be a need for farmland. Populations are rising and so is the need for agricultural products. The demand for food increases every year, and the available land for farming shrinks as it is developed for other commercial use.
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Buying Farmland In Iowa
When it comes down to buying farmland in Iowa, there are two main avenues:
- Purchasing shares of a farm via an online farmland platform.
- Buying your own farm directly.
Recent listings in Indiana of farms for sale totaled around 100,000 acres of farms and a combined market value of $115 million.
The average price of farms for sale in Indiana was $784,911. Current land applications for farms for sale in Indiana include for row crop and timber use.
AcreTrader is a farmland investment platform facilitating people buying shares in farmland. This is a real estate asset class that has been a hidden gem for decades.
AcreTrader uses the crowdfunding model. This pulls together smaller amounts of investment funds from larger groups of people. Creators of AcreTrader wanted to open the playing field to investors who had more limited access to investment funds but still wanted to take advantage of the investment returns of farmland.
AcreTrader Management handles all aspects of administration and property management, from insurance and accounting to working with local farmers and improving soil sustainability.
As an investor, you will see annual disbursements. AcreTrader pays out dividends each December to everyone with part ownership in each farm.