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May 1, 2014
Farm Building Rental Rate Survey
Farm buildings and livestock facilities often outlast their owner’s need for them, but can still provide usable service. Farm operators and livestock producers may be able to make use of certain types of farm buildings but are not in a position to invest in new facilities. Both parties can benefit from a leasing arrangement. However, information about common rental rates for farm buildings is not easily obtainable.
The information in this publication was summarized from the results of a survey of farm operators, farm owners, professional farm managers and rural appraisers in the north central region of the U.S. The North Central Farm Management Extension Committee sincerely thanks all the agricultural professionals who contributed.
The survey assumed that building tenants would provide labor and management and pay the cost of utilities and minor upkeep. Owners would generally be responsible for major repairs and insurance coverage. Individual rental rates will vary according to the age, condition, size, location and efficiency of the particular building being rented.
For more information about determining rental rates and terms see publication NCFMEC-04, “Rental Agreements for Farm Buildings and Livestock Facilities.” For a sample lease form, see publication NCFMEC-04A, “Farm Building or Livestock Facility Lease.” Both publications are available for no charge at the following website: http://AgLease101.org.
*Originally published on Ag Lease 101 by North Central Farm Management Extension Committee.
December 13, 2023
The 2023 Ag Tax Webinar, part of the Purdue Income Tax School, will provide in-depth coverage of selected agricultural and farm income tax issues to supplement material provided at the two-day in-person or virtual tax schools. The 2023 webinar will be taught by Guido Van Der Hoeven, an expert on agricultural tax issues and one of the authors of the 2023 Agricultural Tax Issues book, on Monday, December 13, 2023, starting at 9:00 am ET.Read More
January 5, 2024
A management programs geared specifically for farmers. Surrounded by farm management, farm policy, agricultural finance and marketing experts, and a group of your peers, the conference will stimulate your thinking about agriculture’s future and how you can position your farm to be successful in the years ahead.Read More