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This study, conducted every five years, indicates three major trends: increasing age of Iowa farmland owners, an increasing amount of land that is cash rented rather than by crop share agreements, and a shift of land ownership away from people who are not full-time residents.
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Duffy, Michael and Johanns, Ann M., "Farm Ownership and Tenure in Iowa" (2014). Extension and Outreach Publications. 16.