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Non Irrigated Crop Land Values Increase Over Last Year

Posted: Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 at 6:24 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel

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The cost of renting non-irrigated farmland in southeast Iowa is on an upward trend from last year – this according to the annual Cash Rental Rate report from the USDA.  Last year, Washington County’s rate was $192 per acre.  This year it jumped by $29 to $231.  The statewide average also went up this year to 235 dollars.

The rental rate for pasture in Washington County rate decreased by $5.50 from last year to $41.50, with the statewide average remaining the same.

Cash Rental Rate Report