This month, there are 130 upcoming farmland auctions and 391 active farmland listings across Iowa. Here's a list of the top 10 counties with the most available land for sale:

  1. Clarke County – 3,763 acres
  2. Davis County- 2,928 acres
  3. Adams County – 2,834 acres
  4. Lucas County – 2,744 acres
  5. Wayne County – 2,639 acres
  6. Fremont County – 2,602 acres
  7. Warren County – 2,550 acres
  8. Appanoose County – 2,228 acres
  9. Ringgold County – 2,017 acres
  10. Taylor County – 1,834 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. Jasper County - $13,750 /acre
  2. Clayton County - $10,998 /acre
  3. Polk County - $10,610 /acre
  4. Clay County - $9,825 /acre
  5. Carroll County - $9,795 /acre
  6. Story County - $9,626 /acre
  7. Mitchell County - $9,590 /acre
  8. Buena Vista County - $9,390 /acre
  9. Boone County - $9,277 /acre
  10. Jones County - $9,230 /acre
  11. Black Hawk County - $8,936 /acre
  12. Howard County - $8,832 /acre
  13. Delaware County - $8,722 /acre
  14. Emmet County - $8,500 /acre
  15. Linn County - $8,301 /acre
  16. Iowa County - $8,193 /acre
  17. Dallas County - $8,098 /acre
  18. Audubon County - $8,076 /acre
  19. Jackson County - $8,034 /acre
  20. Wright County - $8,000 /acre


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