Iowa farmland values decline nearly 9%

The Iowa Realtors Land Institute farmland survey through March shows the average value of cropland fell to $6,732 an acre, 8.7 percent lower less than a year ago, or 22.5 percent lower in 2013. Farm incomes gave been dropping at even higher rates. SILT helps farmers take land access out of the equation, lowering the need for huge ...

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Iowa Land Access Forum

Thursday March 31st, a group of beginning farmers, organizations and service providers gathered to talk about the challenges around land access in Iowa. The conversation was facilitated by National Young Farmers Coalition‘s Holly, who asked participants about their successes and challenges around land access, as well as the opportunities they saw. Many of the priorities discussed ...

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