Montana Farmland Valuation Data


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

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Montana Cropland (Crop Acreage) Values


Montana 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 Montana increased in value by 1.3% from $997/acre in 2015 to $1,010/acre in 2016.

The value of Montana cropland increased by 120.5% from $458/acre in 1997 to $1,010/acre in 2016.

Table of Montana Cropland Value By Year

YearMontanaUnited States
2016$1,010$4,090
2015$997$4,130
2014$987$4,100
2013$890$3,810
2012$852$3,350

Graph of Montana Cropland Value By Year

Montana Irrigated and Non-irrigated Cropland Values


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

Key Findings:

Irrigated acreage in Montana increased in value by 0.7% from $2,960/acre in 2015 to $2,980/acre in 2016.

The value of irrigated Montana cropland increased by 131.0% from $1,290/acre in 1997 to $2,980/acre in 2016.

Table of Montana Irrigated Cropland Value By Year

YearIrrigatedNon-IrrigatedIrrigated (All States)
2016$2,980$820$4,335
2015$2,960$810$4,398
2014$2,950$800$4,288
2013$2,780$710$3,956
2012$2,690$680$3,765

Graph of Montana Irrigated Cropland Value By Year

Montana Pastureland (Pasture Acreage) Values


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

Key Findings:

Pasture acreage in Montana remained steady at $650/acre in 2016 compared to 2015.

The value of Montana pastureland increased by 242.1% from $190/acre in 1997 to $650/acre in 2016.

Table of Montana Pastureland Value By Year

YearMontanaUnited States
2016$650$1,330
2015$650$1,330
2014$640$1,300
2013$580$1,170
2012$570$1,110

Chart of Montana Pastureland Value By Year

Montana Farmland Rental Prices

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

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