Land Leases

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Evaluating Agricultural Landownership Characteristics Across Nebraska and the U.S.

April 22, 2021
UNL Department of Agricultural Economics experts analyze the changing demographics of agricultural land ownership in Nebraska.

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Nebraska Land Link Now Accepting Applications

February 17, 2021
A new application period is now open for Nebraska Land Link — a program that aims to connect new and beginning farmers and ranchers with retiring landowners.

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combines harvesting soybeans
Soybean harvest by the Spohn Farms combine crew near Friend, Neb. Oct. 3, 2016. Photo by Craig Chandler / University Communication Photography.

Extension Landlord-Tenant Cash Rent Workshops Rescheduled as Virtual Meetings

December 17, 2020
Nebraska Extension will hold a series of virtual landlord-tenant cash rent workshops in lieu of in-person meetings that were scheduled for February.

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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
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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