This month, there are 33 upcoming farmland auctions and 288 active farmland listings across Iowa. Here's a list of the top 10 counties with the most available land for sale:

  1. Lucas County – 3,220 acres
  2. Appanoose County- 3,025 acres
  3. Wayne County – 2,183 acres
  4. Clarke County – 2,047 acres
  5. Warren County – 1,809 acres
  6. Adams County – 1,731 acres
  7. Taylor County – 1,729 acres
  8. Ringgold County – 1,459 acres
  9. Fremont County – 1,384 acres
  10. Pottawattamie County – 1,361 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. O'Brien County - $13,125 /acre
  2. Keokuk County - $11,250 /acre
  3. Black Hawk County - $10,099 /acre
  4. Tama County - $10,048 /acre
  5. Muscatine County - $10,000 /acre
  6. Carroll County - $9,795 /acre
  7. Humboldt County - $9,600 /acre
  8. Winneshiek County - $9,509 /acre
  9. Clay County - $9,150 /acre
  10. Polk County - $9,125 /acre
  11. Jackson County - $9,116 /acre
  12. Jasper County - $9,000 /acre
  13. Kossuth County - $8,833 /acre
  14. Grundy County - $8,750 /acre
  15. Fayette County - $8,500 /acre
  16. Dallas County - $8,446 /acre
  17. Hardin County - $8,400 /acre
  18. Winnebago County - $8,225 /acre
  19. Buena Vista County - $8,083 /acre
  20. Cedar County - $8,044 /acre


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