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Iowa Farmland Rental Rates 1994-2018 (USDA)

File C2-09
Updated August, 2018

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Cropland rental rates averaged $231 per acre in 2018, showing no change from 2017. Cash rent for pastures also remained unchanged and averaged $54 per acre in 2018. Rent as a percentage of land value remained 2.9 percent for cropland and 1.7 percent for pasture.

For more localized information about cash rental rates, ask for the Cash Rental Rates for Iowa 2017 Survey (AgDM File C2-10) at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in your county or find it online at AgDM File C2-10.

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Ann M. Johanns, extension program specialist, 641-732-5574, aholste@iastate.edu