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Iowa’s Ag Land Value Increases

Posted: Monday, December 18th, 2017 at 6:27 am
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News

Image courtesy of Washington Economic Development Group

Washington County’s agricultural land value is the highest in the southern third of the state.

At $8,339 per acre in 2017, Washington County’s value is higher than the state average of $7,326. The state’s average value saw an increase after falling the previous three years, according to the Iowa State University Land Value Survey. Scott County has the highest rate at $10,947, while Decatur County was the lowest at $3,480 per acre.

County – land value per acre
Henry – $6,696
Iowa – $7,278
Jefferson – $5,442
Johnson – $8,769
Keokuk – $6,431
Louisa – $7,507
Washington – $8,339