Farmland leasing workshop is next week

Area farmers and landowners are reminded that Greene County Extension’s annual farmland leasing workshop is scheduled for Thursday, July 28, at 1 pm at the Extension office meeting room in Jefferson.

The workshop will include updated land value and cash rental rate surveys, types of farmland lease arrangements, determining fair cash rents, writing and terminating a farm lease, and how to find other information from ISU Extension related to farm leases.

Information from Iowa Cash Rental Rate Survey, Iowa Land Values Survey, issues unique to this year’s production, and an outlook for 2017 will also be discussed.

The pre-registration cost of the workshop is $20 per individual, or $30 per couple. Walk-in registrations are welcome, but an additional $5 fee will be charged.

To pre-register for the workshop, contact the Greene County Extension office at 515-386-2138 or visit the office during normal business hours of 8 am to 4:30 pm at 104 W. Washington Street in Jefferson. For more information, email lballard [at] iastate [dot] edu.

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