ANKENY, Iowa — A news conference will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 14 to announce the results of the 2021 Iowa Land Value Survey conducted by the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Wendong Zhang, associate professor of economics and farm management specialist and ASFMRA Iowa Chapter Academic Vice President, will head the news conference and announce the 2021 findings. Iowa land value data from 1950 to present, current land value data from all 99 counties, and a press release summarizing the 2021 results will be presented. Dr. Zhang will make himself available to reporters for follow-up questions or one-on-one interviews immediately following the presentation of results.
ASFMRA Iowa Chapter members throughout the state are key to the ongoing success of this survey by providing their expertise on current land values. You can see the land value trends at the county, district, and state level since 1950 at the interactive Iowa Farmland Value Portal at https://www.card.iastate.edu/farmland/.
For those who can’t attend the conference, a livestream will be available on YouTube at http://bit.ly/LandResults2021. An archive of the video and the printed materials available at the conference will be posted on the CARD homepage at https://www.card.iastate.edu soon after the conference.
If you have questions regarding the survey please contact Dr. Wendong Zhang at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 515-294-2536.
— American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers