investment http://iowapublicradio.org en Corn Belt Farmland: The Newest Real Estate Bubble? http://iowapublicradio.org/post/corn-belt-farmland-newest-real-estate-bubble-1 <p></p><p>Howard Audsley has been driving through Missouri for the past 30 years to assess the value of farmland. Barreling down the flat roads of Saline County on a recent day, he stopped his truck at a 160-acre tract of newly tilled black land. The land sold in February for $10,700 per acre, double what it would have gone for five years ago.</p><p>Heading out into the field, Audsley picked up a clod of the dirt that makes this pocket of land some of the priciest in the state.</p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 13:13:46 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 10678 at http://iowapublicradio.org Corn Belt Farmland: The Newest Real Estate Bubble?