This month, there are 54 upcoming farmland auctions and 421 active farmland listings across Iowa. Here's a list of the top 10 counties with the most available land for sale:

  1. Lucas County – 3,049 acres
  2. Decatur County – 2,737 acres
  3. Adams County – 2,714 acres
  4. Clarke County – 2,646 acres
  5. Wayne County – 2,587 acres
  6. Appanoose County – 2,304 acres
  7. Union County – 2,277 acres
  8. Warren County – 1,965 acres
  9. Davis County – 1,883 acres
  10. Ringgold County – 1,856 acres

Average Land Values

Farmland values are important for anyone looking to buy or sell farmland. While there is no way to guess what property will sell for, the listing price is a good starting indicator for the strength of the current farmland market. Here's a list of the top 20 counties across Iowa, ranked by average listing price:

  1. Polk County - $13,720 /acre
  2. O'Brien County - $11,500 /acre
  3. Dallas County - $11,165 /acre
  4. Delaware County - $10,246 /acre
  5. Carroll County - $9,795 /acre
  6. Grundy County - $9,770 /acre
  7. Story County - $9,626 /acre
  8. Clay County - $9,463 /acre
  9. Boone County - $9,375 /acre
  10. Iowa County - $9,182 /acre
  11. Muscatine County - $9,097 /acre
  12. Clayton County - $9,065 /acre
  13. Audubon County - $8,995 /acre
  14. Jackson County - $8,951 /acre
  15. Jones County - $8,590 /acre
  16. Buena Vista County - $8,448 /acre
  17. Black Hawk County - $8,412 /acre
  18. Winneshiek County - $8,249 /acre
  19. Winnebago County - $8,225 /acre
  20. Wright County - $8,195 /acre


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