Iowa Farmland Valuation Data


We maintain current land prices and rental pricing data on Iowa land in order to better serve farmers and ranchers looking to buy or rent land in Iowa with landowners who who have land in Iowa that's available for sale or lease.

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Iowa Cropland (Crop Acreage) Values


Iowa cropland average acreage value data is available in the accompanying table and chart. All prices are per acre.

Average values differ from irrigated cropland and non-irrigated cropland values.

Key Findings:

Crop acreage in Iowa decreased in value by 2.4% from $8,200/acre in 2015 to $8,000/acre in 2016.

The value of Iowa cropland increased by 370.6% from $1,700/acre in 1997 to $8,000/acre in 2016.

Table of Iowa Cropland Value By Year

YearIowaUnited States
2016$8,000$4,090
2015$8,200$4,130
2014$8,750$4,100
2013$8,000$3,810
2012$6,810$3,350

Graph of Iowa Cropland Value By Year

Iowa Irrigated and Non-irrigated Cropland Values


Iowa irrigated cropland average acreage value data is available in the accompanying table and chart. All prices are per acre.

There is insufficient data on irrigated cropland for Iowa to display at this time. Averages for irrigated cropland across the entire United States is displayed.

Table of Iowa Irrigated Cropland Value By Year

YearIrrigatedNon-IrrigatedIrrigated (All States)
2016N/AN/A$4,335
2015N/AN/A$4,398
2014N/AN/A$4,288
2013N/AN/A$3,956
2012N/AN/A$3,765

Graph of Iowa Irrigated Cropland Value By Year

Iowa Pastureland (Pasture Acreage) Values


Iowa pasture acreage value data is available in the accompanying table and chart. All prices are per acre.

Key Findings:

Pasture acreage in Iowa remained steady at $3,400/acre in 2016 compared to 2015.

The value of Iowa pastureland increased by 452.8% from $615/acre in 1997 to $3,400/acre in 2016.

Table of Iowa Pastureland Value By Year

YearIowaUnited States
2016$3,400$1,330
2015$3,400$1,330
2014$3,400$1,300
2013$3,220$1,170
2012$2,800$1,110

Chart of Iowa Pastureland Value By Year

Iowa Land Rental Prices

Information on rental prices for Iowa acreage, cropland (irrigated and non-irrigated), and pasture land is available here.

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