Farmland Leasing Meetings Scheduled During August

Written by Theresa Rose on August 13, 2015

ISU Extension and Outreach is conducting farmland leasing meetings in 11 different sites across Southeast Iowa during the month of August The meeting 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 for 2016.

“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. Fee to attend is $25 per individual or $35 per couple. 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.

For a list of meetings statewide, check the ISU Extension calendar for a meeting near you at www.extension.iastate.edu/calendar and click on Farm Financial Management or call your local county extension office.