Emmet County farmland values
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Recent Sales In This County
  • 7/20/17 156.6 Acres $9,000 85.6 CSR2 156.6 Tillable $105.14 per CSR2 Point
  • 7/20/17 116.93 Acres $7,300 77.6 CSR2 116.93 Tillable $94.07 per CSR2 Point
  • 12/4/17 39.36 Acres $7,931 85.5 CSR2 39.36 Tillable Acres $92.76 per CSR2 Point

Emmet County

Location: Northwest Iowa
County Average CSR: 66.9 weighted average, 69 Cropland Average, 85 CSR2 Cropland Average
State Average CSR:
Average Price per CSR2 Point: $103.20
County Size: 396 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 220,174 total acres, 205,431 Cropland acres, 1,761 Woodland acres, 12,982 Other acres

Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre): $8,248
Average Farmland Value for Northwest Iowa: $9,243
Highest Known Farmland Sale in County: 12/2012 76 Acres 76 CSR $12,550 /acre

Average County Rent: $216.00
Rent Range: $145/a to $290/a
Average rent for Northwest Iowa: $248.00
Rent per CSR Point: $2.54 per CSR2
Improved Permanent Pasture: $82.00/a region 1 average
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $59.00/a region 1 average
Stalk Grazing per Acre: $14/a Region 1 Average
Hunting Rights per Acre: $20/a Region 1 Average

Towns: Armstrong, Estherville, Wallingford, Dolliver, Gruver, Ringsted, Huntington,

Unincorporated Areas: Gridley, Halfa, Raleigh, Foryth, Hoprig, Maple Hill

Townships: Armstrong Grove, High Lake, Center, Iowa Lake, Denmark, Jack Creek, Ellsworth, Lincoln, Emmet, Swan Lake, Estherville, Twelve Mile Lake

History: Emmet County was authorized by the Iowa Legislature in 1851, and named after the Ballymena man, Emmet McAllister. There were finally enough settlers in the area to organize the county in 1859.

Additional Information: Lea more at the Emmet County Iowa website.

Information updated as of 12/20/2016.  Compiled from sources including Iowa State University, Emmet County Extension Office, Emmet County courthouse records at Estherville, 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


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 Emmet County Iowa


You can find Farmland For Sale in Emmet County Iowa at www.DreamDirt.com.  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 Emmet County Iowa


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Jason J. Smith, CAI


Land Broker | Auctioneer | Appraiser


(712)592-8965 Jason@DreamDirt.com


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, farm estates, 1031 exchanges, land brokerage, farm retirements and liquidation of agricultural assets by private sale or public auction.  Jason is one of only 9 graduates in Iowa of the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) a 3 year advanced executive auctioneers education program of the National Auctioneers Association at Indiana University.  Jason also has graduated from the World Wide College of Auctioneering, holds a real estate brokers license in Iowa and Nebraska and auctioneering licenses in Missouri and North Dakota.



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Chad Bals


Land Broker | Auctioneer 


(641)745-9587 Chad@DreamDirt.com


Chad is a land specialist with expertise in row crop and recreational land.  Chad specializes in the sale of agricultural assets including farmland and farm equipment.  Chad can help you with farm retirements, farmland sales, 1031 Exchanges, appraisals and personal property auctions.