Van Buren County farmland values
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Recent Sales In This County
  • 8/19/2016, 27 Acres, $100,000, $3,703.70/Acre , CSR 2 23.1, $160.33/CSR 2 Point
  • 11/5/2016; 79.58 Acres; $708262; $8900/Acre; 97% Tillable; 74.8 CSR 2; $119/CSR 2 Point
  • 11/5/2016; 77.07 Acres; $685923; $8900 Acres; 95% Tillable; 78.9 CSR 2; $112.80/CSR 2 Point
  • 11/5/2016; 79.89 Acres; $575208; $7200/Acre; 87% Tillable; 69.8 CSR 2; $103/CSR 2 Point
  • 2/28/17 65 acres $2975/acre CSR2 45 30.9 Tillable
  • 2/28/17 220 acres $6250/acre CSR2 74.6 198.59 Tillable
  • 10/13/17 57.25 Acres $3,700 46 CSR2 15.87 Tillable $80.43 per CSR2 Point
  • 11/3/17 40.61 Acres $3,100 42.8 CSR2 24.67 Tillable Acres $72.42 per CSR2 Point
  • 11/3/17 40.56 Acres $6,100 71.8 CSR2 38.75 Tillable Acres $84.95 per CSR2 Point
  • 11/3/17 80.85 Acres $7,050 73.1 CSR2 79 Tillable Acres $96.44 per CSR2 Point

Van Buren County

Location: Southeast Iowa
County Average CSR: 40.9 weighted average, 69 Cropland Average, 78 CSR2 Cropland Average
State Average CSR:
Average Price per CSR2 Point: $66.28
County Size: 485 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 257,227 total acres, 171,564 Cropland acres, 42,363 Woodland acres, 43,300 Other acres

Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre): $4,999
Average Farmland Value for Southeast Iowa: $6,716
Highest Known Farmland Sale in County:

Average County Rent: $169.00
Rent Range: $90/a to $275/a
Average rent for Southeast Iowa: $203.00
Rent per CSR Point: $2.17 per CSR2
Improved Permanent Pasture: $66.00/a
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $48.00/a
Stalk Grazing per Acre: N/A
Hunting Rights per Acre: $16/a regional average

Towns: Birmingham, Cantril, Keosauqua, Mount Sterling, Bonaparte, Milton, Stockport

Unincorporated Areas: Douds, Leando, Iowaville, Lebanon, Mt. Zion, Pittsburg, Selma, Winchester

Townships: Birmingham, Farmington, Union, Boneparte, Harrisburg, Van Buren, Cedar, Jackson, Veon, Chequest, Keosauqua, Village, Des Moines, Lick Creek, Washington

History: Van Buren County was formed on December 7, 1836. It was named for President Martin Van Buren. The county's courthouse was built in September 1843 in the style of Greek Revival and stands as Iowa's oldest, and the nation's second oldest, courthouse in operation.

Additional Information: Lea more on the Van Buren County Iowa website.

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


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Estate Attorneys in Van Buren County Iowa


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Keosauqua Iowa AuctioneersVan Buren County Iowa Auctioneer


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 has conducted hundreds of farm and land auctions in his career and has obtained the highest educational designation an auctioneer can achieve, Certified Auctioneers Institute.  Jason can help guide you through the real estate sales process of private sales, land auctions, 1031 exchanges, farm estates, farm retirements and liquidation of hard agricultural assets.



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Thomas J. Bradley


Land Broker | Auctioneer | Appraiser




Tom is a land broker and 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 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.