Guthrie County, Iowa Farmland Values 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

Guthrie County Iowa Farmland Profile

Guthrie County Farmland Profile
Location West Central, Iowa
County Size 591 sq. miles
Total Acres 304,177
Cropland Acres 241,702
Average Price Per Acre Farmland $9,226
Average Price Per Acre for West Central, IA $12,411
CSR2 Weighted Average 61.4
CSR2 Cropland Average 83
State Average CSR2 68.6
Average Price per CSR2 $133.20
Average County Rent $268
Rent Range $216 - $316
Average rent for West Central, Iowa $298
Rent per CSR2 Point $3.23
Improved Permanent Pasture $105
Unimproved Permanent Pasture $70
Stalk Grazing per Acre $11
Hunting Rights per Acre $17

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Towns: Adair, Casey, Jamaica, Stuart, Bagley, Coon Rapids, Menlo, Yale, Bayard, Guthrie Center, Panora

Unincorporated Areas:

Townships: Orange, Highland, Dodge, Richland, Union, Seely, Victory, Cass, Bear Grove, Baker, Valley, Jackson, Grant, Thompson, Beaver, Penn

History: Guthrie County was formed on January 15, 1851. It was named after Captain Edwin B. Guthrie, who had died in the Mexican-American War.

Guthrie County Iowa Farmland Sales Resources

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Recent Farmland Sales in this County

9/20/23 147.16 Acres; $8,700/acre; 60.5 CSR2; 37.37% tillable

4/26/23 160 Acres; $8,000/acre; 67.6 CSR2; 67.5% tillable

4/14/23 80 Acres; $13,250/acre; 57.7 CSR2; 86% tillable

3/10/23 79.32 Acres; $14,700/acre; 63.5 CSR2; 94% tillable

2/8/23 160 Acres; $9,200/acre; 59.3 CSR2; 88% tillable

2/8/23 160 Acres; $6,800/acre; 54.9 CSR2; 15% tillable

2/8/23 160 Acres; $6,750/acre; 51.5 CSR2; 45% tillable

1/27/23 37 Acres; $13,400/acre; 69.7 CSR2; 85% tillable

9/13/22 95.16 Acres; $7,000/acre; 65.6 CSR2; 81.29% tillable

8/25/22 120 Acres; $16,000/acre; 80.2 CSR2; 93% tillable

8/14/22 16 Acres; $6,600/acre; 60.2 CSR2; 99.56% tillable

March 2022 62.79 acres; 55.4 tillable acres; $7,100/tillable acre; 45.2 CSR2; $157.08/CSR2; $393,340; 88.23% tillable

March 2022 40 acres; 38.71 tillable acres; $16,600/tillable acre; 89.4 CSR2; $185.68/CSR2; $642,586; 96.78% tillable

March 2022 143.65 acres; 137.85 tillable acres; $13,800/tillable acre; 89.7 CSR2; $153.85/CSR2; $1,902,330; 95.96% tillable

2/15/22 34.4 Acres; $10,050/acre; 72.5 CSR2; 93% tillable

1/25/22 136.75 Acres; $8,100/acre; 54.4 CSR2; 91% tillable

Jason J. Smith, CAI

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Guthrie County Iowa Farmland Sales

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Guthrie County Iowa Farmland Sales


Guthrie County Farmland Values and Averages

All farmland values for Guthrie 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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