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Farmland values notch another dramatic rise

Farmland values notch another dramatic rise

The Wietbrock family works to harvest corn last fall on their land near Lowell. Statewide farmland values have risen by as much as 19.1 percent over the last year, according to a recent Purdue University study.

September 11, 2013 3:25 pm
Late Harvest

Late Harvest

Cory Wietbrock transfers a grain car load of corn to a truck for transport. The Wietbrocks are fourth-generation famers in Cedar Creek Township, just ouside of Lowell, and have begun harvesting both corn and soybeans on their land. The harvest has been a little late this year because of the …

October 05, 2011 3:40 pm
Late Harvest

Late Harvest

Corn kernels drop from a chute on a grain car into a truck Wednesday as Cory Wietbrock transfers a load of corn that he and relatives are harvesting on the family's land in Cedar Creek Township, just outside of Lowell.

October 05, 2011 3:25 pm
Late Harvest

Late Harvest

Jim Wietbrock drives a combine Wednesday as he harvests corn in Cedar Creek Township, just outside of Lowell. The Wietbrocks have begun harvesting both corn and soybeans, a harvest time that has been a little late this year because of the weather. The past three years have been similar, said…

October 05, 2011 3:25 pm
Lowell holding onto small-town charm

Lowell holding onto small-town charm

The Wietbrock family works to harvest corn last fall on their land near Lowell.

October 05, 2011 3:25 pm
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