Published Jul 17, 2020

Making the Land Affordable for the Next Generation of Farmers – Virtual Field Day

By Practical Farmers of Iowa

Dale Nimrod and his siblings, Faith Sherman and Vance Nimrod, sold their southwest Iowa farmland to a local farm family at below market value in 2005. Currently, Dale and his wife Sunny are working with lawyer Karl Knudson to transfer their own farm in northeast Iowa to their heirs in a manner that is equitable, affordable and farmable.

Dale grew up on a farm near Stanton in southwestern Iowa. He and his siblings sold their 240-acre farm to a local couple as a way to give back to the community that had supported his family and helped them farm after the untimely death of their father. Dale and Sunny live on their farm near Decorah. In 2015, Dale and his siblings received Practical Farmers’ Farmland Owner Legacy Award.

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