Lease agreements

Types of farmland rental lease agreements

What type of farmland rental agreements are right for you? Depending on the region of the United States you live, in some types of rental agreements are more common than others. If you are renting land as a major part of doing business, understanding types of lease agreements can be very important. In some areas,[…]

Farm House

Getting your Farm House in order before retirement

As a farmer what does retirement look like for you? Working with experienced farmers is nothing new. As you look at the average age of a farmer, it is very common to work with many producers who are nearing retirement age. Many farmers today don’t have the next generation coming behind them, ready to take[…]

How Profitability of the Cash Crop Affects Farmland Rental Rates

What factors affect farmland rental rates, continued… Last week I started a series of blog posts on what factors affect rental rates. So far, supply and demand was the first factor that can affect what you are paying for cash rent. In much of the Midwest where commodity crops like corn, soybeans, wheat and forages[…]

Types of Farmland Rental Relationship

What type of rental relationship is best for you and your farmland? If you are renting land as a major part of doing business, understanding types of lease agreements can be very important. In some areas, it is not uncommon for producers to be renting up to 75% of their total production acres. Not all[…]