The value of an acre of Iowa farmland increased over the past year, according to a survey by Iowa State University.
In Woodbury County, the price raised by over $220, going from $6646 an acre in 2018 to $6873 this year.
That’s better than the average state increase of $168 dollars more but below the state average acre price of $7432 an acre.
The northwest district of Iowa reported the highest overall land values at $9,352 an acre.
That includes O’Brien County at $10,411 an acre, Sioux County at $10,297, Lyon at $9451 and Plymouth at $9284.
Scott County reported the highest land values at 10-thousand-837 dollars an acre.
Decatur County reported the lowest at $3586 dollars per acre.