• Bulletin E-3427 Introduction to Renting Farmland

    Published on March 30, 2023
    Whether you raise crops or livestock, all production activities can be traced back to the need for land. This publication offers guidance about how to navigate through the rental process for farmland and how to reduce the anxiety that often comes with it.

  • Farmland Rental Negotiations

    Published on December 6, 2022
    This publication reviews how to approach rent negotiations with potential and existing landowners.

  • Farmland Rent Considerations

    Published on December 6, 2022
    Farmland Rent Considerations focuses on understanding what factors should be considered on land rent negotiations and the tools to help in that decision.

  • USDA releases 2022 farmland cash rent values

    Published on September 1, 2022
    The "USDA Farmland Cash Rent Report" is a listing of the county rental rates dating from 2011-2022. The information was obtained from the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) and is based on their survey results from producers.  

  • USDA Farmland Cash Rental Rates

    Published on August 29, 2022
    Rental rates per county taken from USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Services

  • USDA grant will engage Michigan farmers to create trainings for beginning farmers

    Published on November 3, 2021
    This collaborative project is engaging community-based beginning farmer programs and beginning farmers to create educational resources and trainings for educators in Michigan.

  • USDA releases 2021 farmland cash rent values

    Published on September 10, 2021
    Land rent prices vary tremendously from county to county.

  • Land Rent Calculator

    Published on April 14, 2021
    This is an Excel tool designed to help producers consider the impact of land rent payments against their overall farm profits.