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Kossuth County sets farmland leasing meeting

By Staff | Aug 4, 2015

BURT – Kossuth County Extension will host a farmland leasing meeting afrom 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Aug. 18, at the Burt Activity Complex, 406 Bush St., in Burt.

Those attending will gain an understanding of current cash rental rate surveys and factors driving next year’s rents such as market trends and input costs.

They will learn about types of leases and results of farmland value surveys.

Information on lease termination notices, farm bill updates and web-based resources will also be included.

A 100-page workbook will be included with registration that includes land leasing information such as surveys, sample written lease agreement and termination forms, and many other publications.

“Due to changes in commodity markets and government programs,” said Kelvin Leibold, an ISU Extension farm and ag business management sSpecialist, “farmland owners and tenants have challenging decisions to make, and this meeting provides information to stay up to date on farmland leasing issues.”

Leibold will be the presenter at the meeting.

Registration is $20 per individual or $30 per couple.

An additional $5 fee will be added if registering less than two calendar days before the workshop.

To preregister call the Kossuth County Extension office at (515) 295-2469.

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