Iowa Farmland Rental Rates 1994-2014 (USDA)
Cropland rental rates averaged $260 per acre in 2014, up $20 per acre from 2013. This was the highest value ever recorded. Cash rent for pastures averaged $50 per acre in 2014, up $1 from the previous year. Rent as a percentage of land value was 3.0% for cropland and 1.5% for pasture.
For more localized information about cash rental rates, ask for the Cash Rental Rates for Iowa 2014 Survey (AgDM File C2-10) at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in your county or find it online at www.extension.iastate.edu/Publications/FM1851.pdf, or AgDM File C2-10.