Union County farmland values
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Recent Sales In This County
  • 9/8/2016; 90.74 Acres; $553,514; $6,100.00/Acre; 90% Tillable; 73.4 CSR 2; $83.11/CSR 2 Point
  • 12/16/16; 79 Acres; $481,900; $6,100.00/Acre; Cropland; 97% Tillable; 70 CSR 2; $87.14/CSR 2 Point
  • 2/20/17 129 acres $3525/acre CSR2 61.2 114 Tillable
  • 2/20/17 237 acres pasture/timber $2175
  • 6/17/17 10 Acres $9,600 83.8 CSR2 9 Tillable $114.56 per CSR2 Point
  • 9/21/17 75 Acres $2,350 58.9 CSR2 0 Tillable $39.89 per CSR2 Point
  • 11/11/17 71.5 Acres $3,825 0 CSR2 0 Tillable Acres
  • 2/20/18 77 Acres $4,225 67 CSR2 68 Tillable Acres $63.06 per CSR2 Point
  • 3/6/18 102 Acres $4,750 73.9 CSR2 95.7 Tillable Acres $64.28 per CSR2 Point

Union County

Location: South Central Iowa
County Average CSR: 55.2 weighted average, 76 Cropland Average, 83 CSR2 Cropland Average
State Average CSR:
Average Price per CSR2 Point: $88.21
County Size: 424 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 225,134 total acres, 168,866 Cropland acres, 8,401 Woodland acres, 47,867 Other acres

Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre): $4,869
Average Farmland Value for South Central Iowa: $4,172
Highest Known Farmland Sale in County: $11,200/acre

Average County Rent: $212.00
Rent Range: $173/a to $247/a
Average rent for South Central Iowa: $174.00
Rent per CSR Point: $2.55 per CSR2
Improved Permanent Pasture: $92.00/a
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $52.00/a regional average
Stalk Grazing per Acre: $9/a regional average
Hunting Rights per Acre: $15/a regional average

Towns: Afton, Creston, Lorimor, Thayer, Arispe, Cromwell, Shannon City

Unincorporated Areas: Kent

Townships: Spaulding, Lincoln, Dodge, New Hope, Douglas, Creston, Highland, Union, Jones, Platte, Grant, Sand Creek, Pleasant


Additional Information: Union County Iowa website.

Information updated as of 1/29/18. Compiled from sources including Iowa State University, Union County Extension Office, Union 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 Union County


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 Union County Iowa


You can find Farmland For Sale in Union 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 Union 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 Union County on the Find an Iowa Estate Lawyer website by the Iowa Bar Association.


Auctioneers Union County Iowa CrestonUnion County Iowa Auctioneer 


Thomas J. Bradley


Auctioneer | Appraiser | Land Specialist


(515)202-7687 Tom@DreamDirt.com


Tom is the lead Iowa auctioneer at DreamDirt and grew up in Union County near Afton.  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 and Tom travels with the DreamDirt farmland sales team across the Midwest to conduct farmland auctions and farm retirement auctions.  Tom has conducted well over 1000 auctions for private sellers, retirements, estates and banks and can help you understand the process as well as appraise the expected value of assets you are considering selling.

land broker auctioneer Union County Iowa CrestonUnion County Iowa Land Broker 

Jason J. Smith, CAI


Land Broker | Auctioneer | Appraiser


(712)592-8965 Jason@DreamDirt.com


Licensed to sell real estate in Iowa and Nebraska


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, 1031 Exchanges, farm estates, farm retirements and liquidation of agricultural assets.