Allan Vyhnalek - Extension Educator, Farm/Ranch Succession and Transition
August 12, 2021
Some farm leases are not written but are verbal or "handshake" agreements. Because nothing is in writing, the parties may have different recollections of their agreement, making lease disputes more difficult to resolve.
August 14, 2020
Some farm leases are not written but are verbal or 'handshake' agreements. The most common legal issue associated with verbal farm leases is how a lease may legally be terminated.
May 7, 2020
For quite a few farmers and ranchers, the thought of retiring is likely not something that they want to consider. So, if I’m not retiring, why would I complete an estate plan?
November 5, 2019
The Nov. 18 Agricultural Land Management webinar will focus on end-of-season topics, including county-level cash rental rates, closing out 2019 leases while preparing for 2020, and resources for flood-related prevented plant acreage.
August 23, 2019
Successfully getting the next generation to return to the farm and then keeping them on the farm can be accomplished through four stages that can help all the family make a peaceful transition.
August 14, 2019
The deadline for formal notification to terminate a verbal or handshake year-to-year land lease agreement is September 1. Here are some things to consider when terminating various types of land leases.
June 26, 2019
Sometimes when a younger generation returns to the farm, shared management can be a difficult transition. The author of this Cornhusker Economics article talked with growers across the state about their concerns and offers recommendations for achieving a smooth integration.
April 11, 2019
Where there is significant flood damage to pastures, hayland, or alfalfa, should the rental rate be adjusted for 2019? This article provides guidance on adjusting rental rates, depending on individual circumstances.