South Dakota Farmland Valuation Data


We maintain current land prices and rental pricing data on South Dakota land in order to better serve farmers and ranchers looking to buy or rent land in South Dakota with landowners who who have land in South Dakota that's available for sale or lease.

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South Dakota Cropland (Crop Acreage) Values


South Dakota cropland average acreage value data is available in the accompanying table and chart. All prices are per acre.

Average values differ from irrigated cropland and non-irrigated cropland values.

Key Findings:

Crop acreage in South Dakota decreased in value by 5.6% from $3,730/acre in 2015 to $3,520/acre in 2016.

The value of South Dakota cropland increased by 671.9% from $456/acre in 1997 to $3,520/acre in 2016.

Table of South Dakota Cropland Value By Year

YearSouth DakotaUnited States
2016$3,520$4,090
2015$3,730$4,130
2014$3,430$4,100
2013$2,840$3,810
2012$2,200$3,350

Graph of South Dakota Cropland Value By Year

South Dakota Irrigated and Non-irrigated Cropland Values


South Dakota irrigated cropland average acreage value data is available in the accompanying table and chart. All prices are per acre.

There is insufficient data on irrigated cropland for South Dakota to display at this time. Averages for irrigated cropland across the entire United States is displayed.

Table of South Dakota Irrigated Cropland Value By Year

YearIrrigatedNon-IrrigatedIrrigated (All States)
2016N/A$3,500$4,335
2015N/A$3,700$4,398
2014N/A$3,400$4,288
2013N/A$2,820$3,956
2012N/A$2,190$3,765

Graph of South Dakota Irrigated Cropland Value By Year

South Dakota Pastureland (Pasture Acreage) Values


South Dakota pasture acreage value data is available in the accompanying table and chart. All prices are per acre.

Key Findings:

Pasture acreage in South Dakota increased in value by 4.1% from $980/acre in 2015 to $1,020/acre in 2016.

The value of South Dakota pastureland increased by 558.1% from $155/acre in 1997 to $1,020/acre in 2016.

Table of South Dakota Pastureland Value By Year

YearSouth DakotaUnited States
2016$1,020$1,330
2015$980$1,330
2014$860$1,300
2013$667$1,170
2012$561$1,110

Chart of South Dakota Pastureland Value By Year

South Dakota Land Rental Prices

Information on rental prices for South Dakota acreage, cropland (irrigated and non-irrigated), and pasture land is available here.

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