Land Value Survey
2009 Iowa Land Value Survey
Welcome! This page contains information about the Iowa Land Value Survey, directed by Michael Duffy, Iowa State University extension farm management specialist and professor of economics. The survey has been conducted annually since 1941, and is the only statewide survey that collects information on land values in each of Iowa's 99 counties.
2009 News Conference Coverage
Results of the 2009 Iowa Farmland Value Survey were announced at a news conference at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16. A video archive of the news conference is available online at http://www.extension.iastate.edu/webcast/.
News Release on 2009 Land Values distributed on Dec. 16, 2009. Includes tables comparing 2009 and 2008 values by county and by crop reporting district.
Radio interview of Mike Duffy by WOI Market News Director Doug Cooper
.jpg format (for onscreen viewing only):
1: 2009 and
2008 Iowa Land Values, by County
Map 2: Percentage Change in Iowa Land Values, 2008 to 2009
Map 3: 2009 Iowa Land Values, by Crop Reporting District
Map 4: Percentage Change in Iowa Land Values, 2008 to 2009 (ranking)
Map 5: 2009 Iowa Land Values (dollar ranking)
for printing camera-ready copies:
This file includes the five maps listed above, and a camera-ready version of the table.
For additional details, see this briefing paper prepared by Michael Duffy.
Results from previous surveys are available at the links below:
For Iowa Land Value Survey information, including county and crop district data for 1950 - 2000, visit the Regional Capacity Analysis Program data site at http://www.recap.iastate.edu/atlas/farms/
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and questions to Del Marks
Last update: December 18, 2009