This month, there are 64 upcoming farmland auctions and 437 active farmland listings across Iowa. Here's a list of the top 10 counties with the most available land for sale:

  1. Lucas County – 3,387 acres
  2. Clarke County – 2,865 acres
  3. Adams County – 2,833 acres
  4. Wayne County – 2,607 acres
  5. Davis County – 2,470 acres
  6. Appanoose County – 2,442 acres
  7. Union County – 2,363 acres
  8. Decatur County – 2,157 acres
  9. Fremont County – 2,134 acres
  10. Ringgold County – 2,018 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 - $13,640 /acre
  2. Howard County - $11,556 /acre
  3. O'Brien County - $11,500 /acre
  4. Sioux County - $10,937 /acre
  5. Delaware County - $9,882 /acre
  6. Carroll County - $9,795 /acre
  7. Grundy County - $9,770 /acre
  8. Dallas County - $9,706 /acre
  9. Story County - $9,626 /acre
  10. Clay County - $9,621 /acre
  11. Buena Vista County - $9,390 /acre
  12. Boone County - $9,375 /acre
  13. Mitchell County - $9,179 /acre
  14. Muscatine County - $9,097 /acre
  15. Clayton County - $9,065 /acre
  16. Iowa County - $9,036 /acre
  17. Jackson County - $8,951 /acre
  18. Linn County - $8,859 /acre
  19. Audubon County - $8,664 /acre
  20. Jones County - $8,590 /acre


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