Land Leases

Flooded cropland in eastern Nebraska. Photo by William Dodd)
In areas where cropland was flooded, should rental rates be adjusted for 2019? Landlord-tenant communication this spring is recommended to address this question.

Should Leases be Adjusted for Flood-Damaged Farm Ground?

March 28, 2019
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.

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Quarterly Webinar Series to Address Land Management Issues

January 31, 2019
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.

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When terminating an oral or "handshake" land lease in Nebraska, notice needs to be made by Sept. 1, preferably by Registred Mail™.

Terminating a Verbal Farm Land Lease

August 23, 2018
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.

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Landlord-Tenant Lease Workshops at 4 Panhandle Locations

January 22, 2018
Developing win-win farm leases while maintaining positive relationships will be the focus of four Landlord-Tenant Lease Workshops being held in the Panhandle this winter. Learn the latest information on land values and cash rental rates, lease arrangements, and legal issues.

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Workshops on Ag Liens, Loans and Leases at 2 Sites this Month

November 20, 2017
A new workshop — "Ag Liens, Loans, and Leases" — will be held at two sites in mid-December to help farmers assessing these aspects of their farm operation and management.

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4 Ag Land Lease Workshops Scheduled

October 23, 2017
The Ag Land Lease programs are designed to help landlords and tenants develop leases that work well for both parties. The program will cover: understanding the latest land values and cash rental rates, communication and information sharing between a tenant and landlord, common lease provisions, and lease termination, among other topics.

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Ag Land Management, Tenant/Landowner Workshops in Rushville, Sidney

October 23, 2017

Anyone who owns farmland is welcome to participate in Ag Land Management, Tenant/Landowner Workshops in early November at Rushville and Sidney.

These free workshops provide information about leasing farmland, including current cash rental rates and common lease provisions. Locations, dates and registration information:

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Terminating a Verbal Farm Land Lease

August 2, 2017
Some farm leases are not written, but are verbal or "handshake" agreements, the details of which may be remembered differently by both parties. This article addresses the deadline for giving termination notice for crop land leases (Sept. 1), how the requirements differ for crop and pasture lands, and links to sample written leases.

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