This month, there are 25 upcoming farmland auctions and 423 active farmland listings across Iowa. Here's a list of the top 10 counties with the most available land for sale:

  1. Clarke County – 3,031 acres
  2. Lucas County – 3,004 acres
  3. Adams County – 2,823 acres
  4. Wayne County – 2,682 acres
  5. Davis County – 2,657 acres
  6. Appanoose County – 2,205 acres
  7. Ringgold County – 2,018 acres
  8. Union County – 1,879 acres
  9. Warren County – 1,758 acres
  10. Fremont County – 1,710 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. Polk County - $13,720 /acre
  2. O'Brien County - $11,500 /acre
  3. Jones County - $11,000 /acre
  4. Clayton County - $10,998 /acre
  5. Sioux County - $10,937 /acre
  6. Story County - $9,963 /acre
  7. Carroll County - $9,795 /acre
  8. Dallas County - $9,706 /acre
  9. Mitchell County - $9,590 /acre
  10. Grundy County - $9,581 /acre
  11. Hardin County - $9,400 /acre
  12. Buena Vista County - $9,390 /acre
  13. Boone County - $9,375 /acre
  14. Muscatine County - $9,097 /acre
  15. Linn County - $9,002 /acre
  16. Jackson County - $8,951 /acre
  17. Howard County - $8,832 /acre
  18. Clay County - $8,745 /acre
  19. Delaware County - $8,722 /acre
  20. Audubon County - $8,664 /acre


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