This month, there are 37 upcoming farmland auctions and 434 active farmland listings across Iowa. Here's a list of the top 10 counties with the most available land for sale:

  1. Wayne County – 3,044 acres
  2. Appanoose County- 2,812 acres
  3. Adams County – 2,773 acres
  4. Clarke County – 2,631 acres
  5. Lucas County – 2,545 acres
  6. Decatur County – 2,328 acres
  7. Union County – 2,129 acres
  8. Monona County – 1,840 acres
  9. Ringgold County – 1,833 acres
  10. Warren County – 1,728 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. Clay County - $12,950 /acre
  2. O'Brien County - $11,500 /acre
  3. Poweshiek County - $9,933 /acre
  4. Dallas County - $9,899 /acre
  5. Carroll County - $9,795 /acre
  6. Grundy County - $9,770 /acre
  7. Buena Vista County - $9,708 /acre
  8. Story County - $9,626 /acre
  9. Winneshiek County - $9,509 /acre
  10. Delaware County - $9,450 /acre
  11. Boone County - $9,375 /acre
  12. Polk County - $9,125 /acre
  13. Muscatine County - $9,097 /acre
  14. Black Hawk County - $8,587 /acre
  15. Harrison County - $8,426 /acre
  16. Linn County - $8,395 /acre
  17. Winnebago County - $8,225 /acre
  18. Wright County - $8,195 /acre
  19. Franklin County - $7,908 /acre
  20. Jackson County - $7,863 /acre


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