As the COVID-19 pandemic created new uncertainty and disrupted the normal function of the farmland marketplace, many potential sellers held on to land they would have otherwise been putting on the market. Now, the marketplace is starting to normalize, and with prices mostly steady to slightly higher in many regions, it’s caused a glut of land on the market, one farm real estate broker said this week. As of October 1, the largest farmland broker in the nation saw the second-highest value of land it’s actively marketing and selling. The greatest sales growth in overall acreage is in Texas and the northern Plains, while sellers in Iowa are listing a larger volume of smaller-acreage properties. See more here.