Rental Agreements and Contracts
Farm Land Rental Agreement (doc) This is a downloadable
WORD document that was developed for Michigan farmland owners and renters
to help them understand some of the important point is establishing a win-win
farm land rental agreement.
- Land rent in
Saginaw Valley trends and changes (pdf) This is a presentation
made December 2012 at Thumb Ag Day on the subject of 2013 trends and expectations
for land rental rates.
- USDA Farm
Land Rental Summary for Saginaw Valley (pdf file) - This 1 page
document complies date found on the USDA webpage*. It represents the
suggested average farm land cash rental rates received by landowners by county
as of Sept. 2012. (*http://18.104.22.168/?long_desc__LIKE=%22MICHIGAN+LAND+RENT%22)
- Michigan Farm Land Rental survey Summary Report (pdf file) -
This is a summary of the past 5 years of land rental information that has
been reporte in the Michigan Land Values & Leasing Rate reports (see
individual reports below)
- Michigan Pasture Rental
Rates (pdf file) - MSUE report on values being charges for pasture
rental in Michigan.
**Midwest Plan Service has a
web site where you can order and/or download a variety of publications and
contract - agreements for Agriculture.
Click here to go to Midwest Plan Services
main web page.
here to go to their website's page to download pdf versions of leases.
Titles of available downloadable contracts found on the above website
Cash Farm Lease (with Flexible Provisions)
Crop-Share or Crop-Share/Cash Farm Lease
Farm Building or Livestock Facility Lease
Irrigation Crop-Share or Crop-Share/Cash Farm Lease
ADDITIONAL RENTAL REFERENCES
**Ohio State University Extension (Ohioline)
- http://aglease101.org - One
of the very hottest topics around the farm is where to get some help in putting
together a win- win farm land leasing arrangement. It take some real
time and effort to put in place a land rental/ lease agreement that provides
protection for the landowner and the flexibility that is needed by the farm
operator to be successful. This new web page is devoted to just
this topic has been established by the North Central Extension Farm
Farm Rental Fact Sheet Index
All or part of the Fact Sheets contained on Ohioline may be copied without
permission for educational,
non-profit purposes. Credit must be given to "Ohio State University Extension."
Click here to
go to the Ohioline website
Titles of available downloadable factsheets found on the above website
Legal and Management Aspects of Ohio Farmland Leases, FR-0001-01 (pdf)
Flexible-Cash Rents for Farmland, FR-0002-01 (pdf)
Farm Rental Agreement Checklist, FR-0003-01 (pdf)
Managing Landlord-Tenant Relationships: A Strategic Perspective, FR-0004-01
Crop Share Leasing in Ohio, FR-0005-01 (pdf)
Tax Issues for Farm Rental Agreements, FR-0006-02 (pdf)
Leasing Farm Buildings and Livestock Facilities, FR-0007-02 (pdf)
Establishing a Fair Pasture Rental Rate, FR-0008-06 (pdf)