Top Farmer Conference: January 5, 2024

Explore key factors influencing the U.S. economy & biofuels future. Join us for a one-day conference that will stimulate your thinking about agriculture's future and how you can position your farm to be successful in the years ahead. Attend in person in West Lafayette, Indiana or join us remotely.

Long-Term Cash Rent Decisions Using A Cash Rent Decision Tool​

​Discusses dilemma facing Corn Belt farmers/landowners regarding farmland cash rental rates and potential for operator losses over the next several years. James Mintert and Michael Langemeier demonstrate use of a cash rent spreadsheet tool to calculate breakeven cash rents, compare the breakeven cash rent to local market rents, compute the market rate premium (if any) above the breakeven rate and the impact paying premiums could have on a farm’s liquidity over the course of the next five years. The spreadsheet tool discussed during the webinar is available for download here.

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