Land sales activity in Iowa was decidedly less in 1952 than in 1951, and land values themselves dropped slightly for the state as a whole- from $212 to $209 per acre. But value changes weren't uniform for all areas.
Murray, W. G.
"Land Values Slightly Lower in '52,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 7
, Article 5.
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