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Calculate Cash Rent

Table of Contents Most people agree that cash rent should be about 30-38 percent of the gross production value of the land, but many rental agreements fall well below that range. While cash rent rate calculations aren’t an exact science, there are several methods you can use to generate a ballpark estimate of what might be a fair cash rent value for your tillable land. As Greg Bussler, State Statistician for Wisconsin at the NASS told us, “There’s a lot of variety in terms of how the landlord or the farmer decides what the going rate is. Many things enter

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Intro to Flex Leases

Flex leases are one way for landowners and farmers to share in the land’s risk and profit opportunities. Learn the basic types of flex leases and how they might work for you.

Calculating Cash Rent

Calculating cash rent requires understanding your farm’s data as well as its potential. Here are some of the most common ways to calculate cash rent.