The average value of Iowa farm land increased $8 per acre since 1958. This was an average price increase of 3 percent. But the indications point to a "softening" trend over last year's strong price increases.
Gadsby, Dwight Maxon
"Are Iowa Farm Land Prices Tapering Off?,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 14
, Article 2.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol14/iss8/2