Updated August, 2022
File C2-09

Iowa Farmland Rental Rates 1994-2022 (USDA)

Cropland rental rates released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service averaged $256 per acre in 2022, a 9.9% increase from 2021, and the highest percentage increase in the past 10 years. Cash rent for pasture was 2.6% higher at $59.50 per acre. Rent as a percentage of land value was slightly lower at 2.7% for cropland and 1.8% for pasture.

For localized information about cash rental rates, ask for the Cash Rental Rates for Iowa 2022 Survey (AgDM File C2-10) at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in your county or find it online.

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Ann M. Johanns, extension program specialist, 515-337-2766, aholste@iastate.edu


Ann M. Johanns

extension program specialist
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