Ryan Ammons

Ryan grew up in southern Iowa on a farm near Albia, raising hogs and cattle. He was only gone from Albia for college and Air National Guard duty over the years. As a family with 4 sons and 1 daughter, our father took us hunting, be it for squirrel, whitetail deer or turkey. He instilled in us a love for the land and the outdoors. In 2003 Ryan became a member of the Iowa Air National Guard and in 2012 he graduated from Iowa State University with a major in Business Management. In 2013, Ryan became a licensed Realtor® joining his father, Alan, and brother, Nate, at Hawkeye Farm Mgmt & Real Estate.

Ryan’s great upbringing along with his membership in the Iowa National Air guard have instilled in him a sense of pride in what he does; he lives by the philosophy of integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all he does. He is passionate about quality land practices; whether for hunting or farming. Knowing that farms need the proper attention to grow quality crops or quality wildlife. Since starting his career at Hawkeye Farm Mgmt & Real Estate, he now manages approximately 1500 acres for 3 clients; negotiating new leases, comparing rents with CRP rates and general maintenance. In April 2015 Ryan married his wife Brittney. They share their home in Albia with their two children Berkley and Harrison and two dogs Allie and Zoey.

Ryan is co-owner of Hawkeye Farm Mgmt & Real Estate along with his father Alan and brother Nate. Ryan has been a member of the Iowa Air National Guard since 2003. He is a member of the Southeast Iowa Board of Realtors, a board member of the Albia Chamber of Commerce and Vice President of the Monroe County Hospital Foundation Board. He not only believes strongly in quality land practices and care of the land but in care of the community he lives in. Contact Ryan at (641) 777-2955 or email him at

My Listings

Experience Premier Hunting and Living in Wapello…

Ottumwa, IA
Experience Premier Hunting and Living in Wapello County, Iowa Hunt Out Your Back Door or Host the Ultimate Hunting Camp: This 80-acre tract in the heart of Wapello County, Iowa, offers a one-of-a-kind hunting experience with a multitude of recreational benefits. Featuring a well-maintained home and a newer outbuilding, the property is tucked away from the road, offering beautiful views of rolling terrain with heavy timber and open agricultural fields currently utilized as wildlife food plots. A Hunter's Paradise: The aerial view reveals an 80-acre tract designed to grow, hold, and harvest trophy game in a prime southern Iowa neighborhood. Open agricultural fields are set up as early and late-season food plots, while the timber features incredible funnels and pinch points perfect for major rut activity. With minimal road frontage, this secluded property sits in the heart of a large section, ideal for hunting on multiple winds throughout the year. A network of trails through the timber and rolling terrain provides great access to stand locations, with a few blinds already in place. Comfortable Living and Functional Spaces: The 3-bedroom, 1.5-bath ranch-style home includes a full unfinished basement, offering the opportunity to move in immediately or customize to your liking. The newer 30x40 outbuilding is perfect for equipment storage and workshop space, complete with electricity and concrete flooring. Prime Location and Diverse Landscape: Located near Ottumwa and the Monroe County border, this area of Wapello County features a diverse landscape of productive agricultural land, rugged timber, and everything in between. The region is home to a thriving population of trophy whitetails and other wild game, making it a hunter's dream. A Rare Opportunity: Combining land, home, and outbuilding, this special property is rarely available on the open market. It offers the perfect opportunity to live and play on your dream Iowa property. Key Features Include: 80 Acres of Prime Hunting Land: Designed to grow, hold, and harvest trophy game. Secluded Location: Minimal road frontage, located in the heart of a large section. 3-Bedroom, 1.5-Bath Ranch-Style Home: Well-cared-for with a full unfinished basement. Newer 30x40 Outbuilding: Perfect for equipment storage and a workshop with electricity and concrete flooring. Heavy Timber and Open Agricultural Fields: Currently utilized as wildlife food plots. 18 +/- acres over different fields – multiple options for a destination plot. Established Trail System: Provides great access to stand locations throughout the rolling terrain. Water Sources: Features a pond and a seasonal creek. Few Enclosed Blinds in Place: Ready-to-hunt setup for immediate use. Proximity to Ottumwa and Monroe County: Easy access to amenities and services. Diverse Landscape: Combination of productive agricultural land and rugged timber. Ideal for Multiple Winds: Excellent hunting conditions throughout the year. Beautiful Views: Overlooking rolling terrain and wildlife. Please call Nate at 641-777-2861. 24 Hour Notice Preferred and may be required. No ATV or UTV use per owner’s wishes.

Prime Recreational Wapello County Land For Sale

Blakesburg, IA
Prime Iowa 64+\- Acre Hunting and Recreational Tract in Wapello County.  This property combines all the best that southern Iowa is known for in one affordable package: top end hunting opportunities, productive ag land and stunning building sites within 1/4 mile of a paved road.  The frontage offers a great place for building a dream home or cabin and income from the tillable acres.  Further back the thick timber makes for excellent trophy hunting potential and a property that hunts big for its size tucked into an area that’s a proven producer for big bucks and excellent turkey hunting as well.  Additionally, the pond serves as more recreational opportunities with some improvement and is great for a wildlife water source.  The open front building measures 30’ x 40’ and is a great space to store equipment out of the elements.  This property is centrally located between Albia, Ottumwa, and Eddyville with a diverse layout for an incredible rural living experience.  Smaller tracts like this which stack multiple features across a beautiful landscape in one property are rare to get a hold of in today’s market.

Southern Iowa Hunting & Recreational Land For…

Russell, IA
Southern Iowa hunting and Recreational Tract Located in Lucas County, Iowa Tucked Into a Secluded Area with Large Contiguous Tracts Surrounding. This 320+/- acres of beautiful rolling terrain is stretched out between large sections of southern Iowa hardwoods and offers great hunting potential, recreational value, and income. With the combination of large tracts of management minded neighbors and huge blocks of state land, this area of northeastern Lucas County, Iowa near the border of Monroe County is well-known for producing world class whitetails and excellent hunting opportunities. The layout and terrain features of this farm relative to adjacent timber make it a no brainer for developing habitat, adding food plots and major destination food sources for the vast area wild game. With approximately 100+/- tillable there’s great drawing power for wildlife along with a good income. Terrain features and habitat on this property allow access to numerous spots across the farm to hunt multiple winds while chasing trophy Iowa whitetails throughout all seasons.  This property offers incredible pinch points and travel corridors for great stand set-ups between food and bedding. Property is offered as a lease to purchase option and owner has an active logging contact on part of the farm that will be completed in the next 12 months.