This month, there are 45 upcoming farmland auctions and 349 active farmland listings across Iowa. Here's a list of the top 10 counties with the most available land for sale:

  1. Lucas County – 3,236 acres
  2. Appanoose County- 3,226 acres
  3. Wayne County – 2,937 acres
  4. Clarke County – 2,347 acres
  5. Fremont County – 2,209 acres
  6. Ringgold County – 2,122 acres
  7. Taylor County – 1,901 acres
  8. Decatur County – 1,884 acres
  9. Union County – 1,851 acres
  10. Monona County – 1,821 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. Crawford County - $11,413 /acre
  3. Hamilton County - $10,503 /acre
  4. Muscatine County - $10,000 /acre
  5. Carroll County - $9,795 /acre
  6. Winneshiek County - $9,509 /acre
  7. Humboldt County - $9,200 /acre
  8. Polk County - $9,125 /acre
  9. Jasper County - $9,000 /acre
  10. Black Hawk County - $8,908 /acre
  11. Story County - $8,834 /acre
  12. Kossuth County - $8,833 /acre
  13. Grundy County - $8,750 /acre
  14. Jackson County - $8,725 /acre
  15. Pocahontas County - $8,569 /acre
  16. Delaware County - $8,550 /acre
  17. Dallas County - $8,446 /acre
  18. Hardin County - $8,400 /acre
  19. Linn County - $8,176 /acre
  20. Buena Vista County - $8,167 /acre


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