Welcome! This page contains information about the Iowa Land Value Survey, directed by Michael Duffy, Iowa State University extension farm management specialist and professor of economics. The survey has been conducted annually since 1941, and is the only statewide survey that collects information on land values in each of Iowa's 99 counties.
News Release on 1998 Land Values distributed on Dec. 15, 1998 [text format]. Includes tables comparing 1998 and 1997 values by crop reporting district and by county.
Gif format (for onscreen viewing only):
Map of 1998 Land Values, by
Map of 1998 County Land Values, by Percentage of Increase
Map of 1998 Land Values, by Crop Reporting District
PDF format (requires Acrobat reader), for printing camera-ready copies:
Files include the three maps listed above, and a camera-ready version of the table.
For additional details, see this briefing paper prepared by Michael Duffy.
Prepared for 1998 news conference. View a complete slide show or select individual slides from the list below.
1997 Land Value Survey
ISU Extension Publications Homepage
Please send comments and questions to Del Marks:
Last update: Jan. 27, 1999