Land Leases

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Terminating a Verbal Farmland Lease

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.

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Landlord/Tenant Cash Rent Workshops to Highlight the Latest in Leasing, Real Estate, Succession

November 21, 2019
Presenters have completely revised the land management curriculum for these workshops and encourage landowners and farmers to come and learn about what to expect in the next decade.

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End-of-Season Issues Focus of Ag Land Management Webinar Nov. 18

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.

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A hunter walking a private field with his dog in Burt County. (Photo courtesy of the Nebraskaland Magazine/Nebraska Game and Parks Commission)

Who has the Hunting Rights for Leased Land?

September 11, 2019
Landlord or tenant — who has the hunting rights on leased crop and pasture land? It may not be who you think. Hunting rights may be best stipulated in a well-written lease.

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Accounting for Risk: Agricultural Land Leases and Natural Disaster

August 16, 2019
The 2019 floods and related natural disasters left many landlords and tenants wondering how resulting damages would influence their agricultural properties across Nebraska. This article provides guidance on evaluating damages, considerations for remediating land issues, and natural disaster lease provisions.

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Quarterly Webinar Series to Address Land Management Issues

August 16, 2019

Ad for Land Management QuarterlyThe third edition of Agricultural Land Management Quarterly will feature results from the 2019 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey, including land values and cash rental rates.

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Ask Your Land Lease and Management Questions for Monday Webinar

August 16, 2019
The Agricultural Land Management Quarterly webinar Monday, Aug. 19, will focus on land values and cash rental rates as well as cover crop utilization and lease considerations. The September 1 lease termination deadline and the importance of a written lease will also be covered.

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Terminating a Verbal Farm Land Lease

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.

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