Cropland Cash Rent Figures Released

Cropland cash rent paid to Iowa landlords in 2014 averaged $260.00 per acre according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service, Iowa Field Office. Nonirrigated cropland rent averaged $260.00 per acre, up $5.00 from a year earlier. Irrigated cropland rent averaged $255.00 per acre, an increase of $10.00 from last year. Pasture rented for cash, which averaged $50.00 per acre, is up $1.00 from the previous year. County level averages of 2014 cash rents paid to landlords will be released on September 5.