Buchanan County, Iowa Farmland Prices and Land Auction Information

 The following information is from Iowa State University’s Land Survey that’s released each December. It is only a guide and won’t apply exactly to your farmland.  Last update 12/2022. Data on this page can be up to 12 months old. To see current Iowa land prices and most recent farmland sales results click here

Buchanan County Iowa Farmland Profile

Buchanan County Farmland Profile
Location Northeast Iowa
County Size 571 sq. miles
Total Acres 336,863
Cropland Acres 303,756
Average Price Per Acre Farmland $12,673
Average Price Per Acre for Northeast, IA $11,627
CSR2 Weighted Average 75.8
CSR2 Cropland Average 82
State Average CSR2 68.6
Average Price per CSR2 $154.55
Average County Rent $275
Rent Range $245 - $305
Average rent for Northeast Iowa $278
Rent per CSR2 Point $3.35
Improved Permanent Pasture $80
Unimproved Permanent Pasture $53
Stalk Grazing per Acre $14
Hunting Rights per Acre $19
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Towns: Aurora, Independence, Rowley, Brandon, Jesup, Stanley, Fairbank, Lamont, Winthrop, Hazelton, Quasqueton

Unincorporated Areas: Bryantsburg, Littleton, Otterville, Doris, Monti, Shady Grove, Gatesville

Townships: Buffalo, Homer, Perry, Byron, Jefferson, Sumner, Cono, Liberty, Washington, Fairbank, Madison, Westburg, Fremont, Middlefield, Hazleton, Newton

History: Buchanan County was formed on December 21, 1837, from parts of Dubuque County. It was named after US president James Buchanan.

Buchanan County Iowa Farmland Sales Resources

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Recent Farmland Sales in this County

3/29/23 60 Acres; $8,100/acre; 74.7 CSR2; 80% tillable

3/3/23 79 Acres; $15,200/acre; 87.3 CSR2; 100% tillable

3/3/23 154.27 Acres; $17,900/acre; 89 CSR2; 101% tillable

3/3/23 76.17 Acres; $10,900/acre; 67.7 CSR2; 86% tillable

8/23/22 158.02 Acres; $9,300/acre; 85.9 CSR2; 86.44% tillable

8/23/22 37.25 Acres; $7,600/acre; 85.8 CSR2; 90% tillable

8/18/22 50.23 Acres; $14,306/acre; 70.3 CSR2; 92% tillable

6/21/22 74 acres; $12,500/acre; 69.5 CSR2; $179.86/CSR2; 97.18% tillable

6/21/22 117 acres; $17,500/acre; 89.4 CSR2; $195.75/CSR2; 98.73% tillable

6/16/22 77.75 acres; $12,000/acres; 74 CSR2; $162.16/CSR2; 95.33% tillable

4/14/22 60 acres; 52.1 tillable acres; $10,300/tillable acre; 71.2 CSR2; $144.66/CSR2; $536,630; 86.83% tillable

4/14/22 134 acres; 130.55 tillable acres; $7,650/tillable acre; 51.9 CSR2; $147.40/CSR2; $998,707.50; 97.43% tillable

Jason J. Smith, CAI

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Buchanan County Iowa Farmland Sales

(515) 537-6633, [email protected]

Licensed to sell real estate in the state of Iowa

Tom Bradley

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Buchanan County Iowa Farmland Sales

515-202-7687. [email protected]

Buchanan County Farmland Values and Averages

All farmland values for Buchanan County are stated as averages and are not a guarantee of value in any given situation.  If you need a written farmland appraisal you should call us at 855-376-3478 to discuss how we can help you. Farmland prices can change quickly and some information on this website can be up to 12 months old depending on when you view it.  All sale results are dated so you can see the date of the sale however averages are calculated in December of each year and are based on a September to September study.

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