September Land Values Price Per Acre and Sept. 24th-30th Iowa Land Sales

Oct 5, 2022 | Farmland Prices, Iowa Farmland Prices, Iowa Farmland Report, Iowa Farmland Values, Price of Farmland in Iowa

Iowa Farmland Prices September 24th – 30th

Before we discuss monthly results for farmland prices, we need to cover the last week of September’s data and top-selling farms. From the table below, you will see that there are 31 land auction results and a total of 2,768.71 acres of farmland sold in Iowa from September 24th through September 30th. The average price per acre of farmland from these land auction results is $13,730.65/acre and $179.37/CSR2 point for 80% or more tillable farms in Iowa.

Top Selling Farmland Auctions in Iowa Greene County $20,600/acre

During the last week of September Greene County, IA was the highest-selling farm with 80 acres selling at $20,600/acre. Runner-up went to 98.1 acres in Linn County, IA that sold for $20,200/acre by the auction method and had a 92.3 CSR2 which totals $218.85/CSR2. The third place goes to Polk County, IA 35 acres which we sold for $19,450/acre. You can view the Polk County auction here which we conducted. 

Jason Smith

Jason Smith

Auctioneer, Land Broker, Founder

Jason is an Auctioneer and Land Broker in Iowa and the surrounding states.  The DreamDirt team is comprised of auctioneers, land brokers, and realtors. We specialize in farmland sales primarily serving the heirs to family farms all across Iowa and some surrounding states.  Today's report details Iowa's current land market for land sold at auctions.

Email: Jason@dreamdirt.com | Phone: (515) 537-6633

Number of Acres Sold in Iowa During September 2022

If you take a look at the graph to the right you will see an increase in farmland acres sold at auction from August to September. This Fall will be a busy time for land auctions in Iowa. In September, we saw 10,989.87 acres sold by auction. We expect to see even more acres sold in October and November. If you are thinking of selling, now is the time to reach out to learn more about the process! Fill out this form to get started today and one of our auctioneers or land brokers will contact you shortly! 

Average Price Per Acre Land in Iowa

For the month of September, the price per acre average of land in Iowa is $13,088.87, a slight decrease from prices in August. A year ago, the average price per acre was $11,310.17 in September of 2021. Could this be because of rising interest rates? Reach out to us for an opinion on what we think your farm is worth if you are considering selling. 
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Price Per CSR2 Point Iowa Farmland

The price per CSR2 point decreased from August and is currently at $168.87/CSR2 point. Which is still incredibly higher than it was a year ago at $144.27/CSR2. This value is used to help calculate what your farm is worth. If you don’t know your farm’s CSR2 soil rating reach out to us for a soil map and evaluation if you are thinking of selling land in Iowa. 
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Iowa Land Sales September 24th – 30th 

County Total Acres Price Per Tillable Acre CSR2 $ per Tillable CSR2
Carroll 96.65 $17,300.00 82.3 $210.21
Cerro Gordo 43 $10,250.00 66.3 $154.60
Cerro Gordo 58 $12,025.00 76.2 $157.81
Clayton 73.08 $13,400.00 55.3 $242.31
Crawford 160 $9,900.00 72.9 $135.80
Dallas 75.75 $16,700.00 87.5 $190.86
Dallas 36.07 $16,500.00 82.1 $200.97
Des Moines 33.54 $7,400.00 69.9 $105.87
Des Moines 76.11 $9,975.00 85.4 $116.80
Des Moines 51.78 $13,650.00 87.3 $156.36
Fayette 66.17 $14,100.00 72.7 $193.95
Fayette 190.46 $14,200.00 73.5 $193.20
Fayette 58.1 $14,500.00 77.7 $186.62
Greene 80 $20,600.00 84.3 $244.37
Grundy 76.09 $16,100.00 77.2 $208.55
Jasper 72.5 $18,500.00 91 $203.30
Linn 103.86 $15,500.00 84.1 $184.30
Linn 76.83 $17,700.00 89.9 $196.89
Linn 98.1 $20,200.00 92.3 $218.85
Monroe 38.19 $4,850.00 51.6 $93.99
Montgomery 156 $13,750.00 87.3 $157.50
Pocahontas 80 $13,200.00 80.3 $164.38
Polk 112 $5,200.00 79.9 $65.08
Polk 130 $7,800.00 83.9 $92.97
Polk 35 $19,450.00 55.6 $349.82
Poweshiek 115.2 $9,100.00 59.5 $152.94
Shelby 67.26 $17,300.00 71.9 $240.61
Shelby 212.45 $15,800.00 67.1 $235.47
Warren 32.96 $13,000.00 83 $156.63
Warren 103.56 $11,700.00 73 $160.27
Wright 160 $16,000.00 84.6 $189.13
STATEWIDE TOTALS 2768.71 $13,730.65 76.95 $179.37
Rachel Tiffany

Rachel Tiffany

Farmland Auctioneer | Land Broker

Rachel is a licensed real estate salesperson specializing in the sale of farm, land, and rural residential real estate. She is a graduate of Iowa State University with a major in Animal Science and a minor in Agricultural Business. Rachel has a strong interest in valuations and appraisal of rural properties and studied Rural Property Appraisal at Iowa State. She also works for DreamDirt as the Online Auction Coordinator building and facilitating their online land and equipment auctions.

Email: rachel@dreamdirt.comPhone: (515) 954-8063

Iowa Land Prices at A Glance

Our Iowa Farmland Price Heat Maps have been a huge help for people that want to visualize and research farmland prices in Iowa.  Here you can research your farm’s proximity or the statewide market and see individual sale results, average prices per acre, the average price per CSR2 point as well as volumes of sales, and the number of acres sold.  Use this market price research tool right here at DreamDirt.  Click the Iowa map to get started.

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Whether you’re ready to start the selling process, or even remotely curious, we will gladly provide you with a FREE Market Analysis! If you are in a position to sell land in the Midwest, we want to help you achieve the top of the market on your sale.

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