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Cropland Rental Values Increase

Posted: Saturday, October 1st, 2011 at 6:26 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel


The amount of cash rent prices for land in Washington County has increased over the last year.  A new survey from the US Department of Agriculture shows that the average cropland rental rate in Washington County is up by 18% from 2010.

Across the entire state, south central Iowa saw the lowest increase at 6% where southwest Iowa saw the largest jump at 21 and a half percent.

Across southeast Iowa, Washington County had the highest increase in value where neighboring Jefferson County saw the smallest increase at 15%.