Burlington & Wapello Farmland Leasing Meeting Scheduled on August 9th

Written by Theresa Rose on July 20, 2016

Burlington/Wapello Iowa ― ISU Extension and Outreach is conducting farmland leasing meetings in partnership with the Des Moines-Louisa County Women, Land and Legacy Group in both Louisa and Des Moines Counties on Tuesday, August 9th.   In Louisa County the meeting is set for 1pm at the Louisa County Extension Office located at 317 Van Buren in Wapello.  Doors will open at Noon.  The Des Moines County meeting site will be in West Burlington inside the Little Theater (room 433) on the SCC Campus at 6:30pm, doors will open at 6.  Both meetings will last approximately three hours and will be facilitated by Charles Brown, Farm Business Management Specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach.

 

Topics include: cash rental rates, land values, writing and terminating a farm lease and determining a fair cash rent, landlord/tenant communications, production costs and economic outlook.

 

“These meetings are designed to help landowners, tenants and other agri-business professionals with current issues related to farmland ownership, management, and leasing agreements,” said Charles Brown, Farm Business Management Specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach.

 

Pre-registration is required at least two days prior to the meeting and a $20 per individual or $30 per couple fee is payable at the door. Those that register later than Friday August 5th, or walk-in without registration will be charged an additional $5.00.  Participants will receive a 100-page booklet and meeting handouts designed to assist landowners, tenants and other agri-business professionals with issues related to farmland ownership, management and leasing arrangements.

 

You may pre- register for either session or ask further questions by calling either the Louisa County Extension & Outreach Office at 319.523.2371 or Des Moines County Extension office at 319.394.9433 on or before August 5th.

 

For a list of meetings statewide, check the ISU Extension calendar for a meeting near you at www.extension.iastate.edu/calendar and look under Financial Management.