Clarke County farmland values
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Recent Sales In This County
  • April 2014 Knox Township 392 Acres 47 CSR $5,498/acre
  • May 2014 Jackson Township 110 acres 45 CSR $5,000/acre
  • June 2014 Washington Township 235 acres 45 CSR $5,149/acre
  • 05/16/15 127 acres $3600/acre pasture/timber 80.2 CSR2
  • 7/8/17 261.73 Acres No Sale 29.7 CSR2 143 Tillable
  • 12/1/17 30 Acres $4,600 67.1 CSR2 26.5 Tillable Acres $68.55 per CSR2 Point

Clarke County

Location: South Central Iowa
County Average CSR: 39.7 weighted average, 70 Cropland Average, 73 CSR2 Cropland Average
State Average CSR:
Average Price per CSR2 Point: $55.90
County Size: 431 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 221,848 total acres, 151,334 Cropland acres, 17,532 Woodland acres, 52,982 Other acres

Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre): $3,991
Average Farmland Value for South Central Iowa: $4,241
Highest Known Farmland Sale in County:

Average County Rent: $165.00
Rent Range: $90/a to $225/a
Average rent for South Central Iowa: $183.00
Rent per CSR Point: $2.26 per CSR2
Improved Permanent Pasture: $81.00/a
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $56.00/a
Stalk Grazing per Acre: $8/acre
Hunting Rights per Acre: $15/acre

Towns: Murray, Osceola, Weldon, Woodbu

Unincorporated Areas:

Townships: Doyle, Jackson, Osceola, Franklin, Knox, Troy, Fremont, Liberty, Ward, Green Bay, Madison, Washington

History: Clarke County was formed on January 13, 1846. It was named for James Clarke, a Goveor of the Iowa Territory.

Additional Information: Lea more on the Clarke County Iowa website.

Information updated as of 12/20/2016. Compiled from sources including Iowa State University, Clarke County Extension Office, Clarke County courthouse records, Surety Maps, Wikipedia, Iowa Department of Transportation and USDA. An attempt has been made to verify information but it is not guaranteed to be accurate. Confirm all information that you must rely for decision making purposes.


Iowa Farmland Prices Clarke County, Iowa


All farmland values are stated as averages and are not a guarantee of value in any given situation.  If you need a written farmland appraisal you should call us to discuss how we can help you.  Farmland prices can change quickly and some information on this website can be up to 12 months old depending on when you view it.  


Farmland Sales Resources for Clarke County Iowa


You can find Farmland For Sale in Clarke County Iowa at  Need the advice of a qualified farmland professional?  Our professional staff of Iowa auctioneers and land brokers at DreamDirt would be happy to visit with you about your situation and help guide you through the process of making an informed decision about selling farmland.  Want to continue your research?  You can find a wealth of information on our Farmland Sales and Auction Blog.


Estate Attorneys in Clarke County Iowa


If you are searching for an estate attorney to help you with legal work of an estate in Iowa you can search for Estate Attorneys in Clarke County on the Find an Iowa Estate Lawyer website by the Iowa Bar Association.


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Jason J. Smith, CAI


Land Broker | Auctioneer | Appraiser




Licensed to sell real estate in Iowa


Jason is the Iowa real estate broker for DreamDirt.  With vast experience as an agricultural auctioneer and land broker Jason can help you evaluate and appraise farmland for a private farmland sale or farmland auction.   Jason can help guide you through the process of 1031 exchanges, farm estates, farm retirements and liquidation of agricultural assets.



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Thomas J. Bradley


Auctioneer | Appraiser




Tom is the lead Iowa auctioneer at DreamDirt. Sellers have relied on Tom’s expert guidance in the sale of farmland, machinery, hay crops, livestock and homes throughout Iowa.  Tom and his family live near Winterset where he conducts regular auctions at DreamDirt’s Agricultural Marketplace, Madison County Livestock Auction.