Iowa farm land values surged up an average of 8 percent during 1958. On Nov. 1, 1958, the state average was $244 per acre- up $18 from a year earlier. And land values were up in all areas of the state, with the greatest percentage increases appearing for low-quality land.
Gadsby, Dwight M.
"Iowa Farm Values Spiral Upward in 1958,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 13
, Article 2.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol13/iss8/2