Website: agecon.unl.edu/succession Twitter:@arvred73 Allan Vyhnalek has worked in Extension in Iowa and Nebraska for 28 years. A native of Saline County, Nebraska, Vyhnalek received BS and MS degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in agricultural education. He taught in high school and post-secondary classrooms for 8.5 years prior to joining Extension. Focus Areas: Farm Management and Ag Economics Educational Programming: Ag marketing, farm leases, landlord/tenant relationships, farm transition, and estate planning
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.
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.
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.
This article provides guidance on adjusting rental rates for flood-damaged cropland with different lease characteristics, including having that important landlord-tenant discussion this spring before planting.
Current and future landowners and tenants should make plans to attend one of several free land management workshops sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension. “Managing Agricultural Land for the 21st Century” will cover current trends in cash rental rates, lease provisions, and crop and grazing land considerations.
The Agricultural Land Management Quarterly webinar series debuts February 18 with management advice and insight for Nebraska landowners, agricultural producers, and others with an interest in agricultural land.
When looking at farm succession or transfer, sometimes recognizing the contribution of the sibling who stayed on the farm can be difficult for those who didn't. Good communication among family members is critical to a fair settlement. Here's one plan.
When terminating an oral or "handshake" land lease in Nebraska, notice needs to be made by Sept. 1, preferably by Registered Mail™. Written leases are recommended in all circumstances to avoid misunderstandings or lease disputes.