This month, there are 21 upcoming farmland auctions and 314 active farmland listings across Iowa. Here's a list of the top 10 counties with the most available land for sale:

  1. Lucas County – 2,927 acres
  2. Appanoose County- 2,414 acres
  3. Wayne County – 2,279 acres
  4. Clarke County – 2,068 acres
  5. Monona County – 1,950 acres
  6. Taylor County – 1,895 acres
  7. Union County – 1,889 acres
  8. Ringgold County – 1,867 acres
  9. Decatur County – 1,841 acres
  10. Adams County – 1,603 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 - $12950 /acre
  2. Hamilton County - $10503 /acre
  3. Carroll County - $9795 /acre
  4. Emmet County - $9650 /acre
  5. Linn County - $9292 /acre
  6. Polk County - $9125 /acre
  7. Chickasaw County - $8974 /acre
  8. Jackson County - $8944 /acre
  9. Story County - $8834 /acre
  10. Humboldt County - $8800 /acre
  11. Grundy County - $8750 /acre
  12. Delaware County - $8550 /acre
  13. Benton County - $8513 /acre
  14. Dallas County - $8473 /acre
  15. Des Moines County - $8466 /acre
  16. Pocahontas County - $8333 /acre
  17. Tama County - $8250 /acre
  18. Black Hawk County - $8184 /acre
  19. Marshall County - $8172 /acre
  20. Buena Vista County - $8167 /acre


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