Lease and Nontraditional Agreements

In this section you’ll find information about farmland rental, long-term leasing and other strategies that can be creative and effective components of a farm transfer. In many cases, tenancy and gradual transfer of the farm business and assets are win-win opportunities.


Estimating Cash Rental Rates for Farmland

An interactive calculator

Iowa State University Extension Service, 2005

http://www.extension.iastate.edu/Publications/FM1801.pdf


Flexible Farm Lease Agreements

Article about flexible lease agreements including examples of different arrangements.

William Edwards and Ann Johanns, Iowa State University Extension Service, 2013

http://www.extension.iastate.edu/agdm/wholefarm/pdf/c2-21.pdf


Guide to farm leases, including types of leases, lease terms, and rights and duties of landlord and farmer-tenant.
Phillip L. Kunkel, Jeffrey A. Peterson, Jessica A. Mitchell, University of Minnesota Extension Service, 2009