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Audio: Iowa Farmers Gaining Ground

Accredited Land Consultant Kyle Hansen explains the latest increase in Iowa farmland values, and speaks briefly to profitability in 2013. The increases in farmland values is shown below.

Values below are in Dollars per Acre

High Quality Crop Land September ’12 March ’12
State Average $10,445 $9,644
Central $10,811 $10,185
East Central $10,384 $9,554
North Central $10,540 $9,776
Northeast $11,154 $10,331
Northwest $11,908 $10,766
South Central $7,822 $7,538
Southeast $9,827 $9,082
Southwest $10,083 $8,823
West Central $11,475 $10,746
Medium Quality Crop Land September ’12 March ’12
State Average $7,877 $7,344
Central $8,321 $7,895
East Central $7,646 $7,250
North Central $8,119 $7,837
Northeast $8,574 $7,814
Northwest $9,431 $8,506
South Central $5,559 $5,269
Southeast $6,859 $6,435
Southwest $7,494 $6,938
West Central $8,894 $8,153
Low Quality Crop Land September ’12 March ’12
State Average $5,314 $4,963
Central $5,745 $5,487
East Central $5,127 $4,963
North Central $6,149 $5,573
Northeast $5,573 $5,208
Northwest $6,219 $5,707
South Central $3,688 $3,450
Southeast $4,068 $3,879
Southwest $4,800 $4,440
West Central $6,456 $5,963
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