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Comparing Net Returns for Alternative Leasing Arrangements

Comparing Net Returns for Alternative Leasing Arrangements

Obtaining control of land through leasing has a long history in the United States.  Leases on agricultural land are strongly influenced by local custom and tradition.  However, in most areas, landowners and operators can choose from several types of lease arrangements.

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Indiana Farmland Values Increase But Signal Concern of Potential COVID-19 Slump

Indiana farmland values increase but signal concern of potential COVID-19 slump, 2020 Purdue Land Values and Cash Rents Survey

The COVID-19 pandemic will be the defining economic event of 2020. As documented in the previous Purdue Agricultural Economics Report, the pandemic has had a profound impact on the Indiana food and agriculture sector. Land is the farm sector’s largest input, and as a result, farmland values generally reflect broad trends in the costs and returns of agricultural production. The 2020 Purdue Land Values and Cash Rents Survey suggests that farmland prices across the State generally improved on a year-to-year basis.

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Farmland Values in Today’s Market

Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

Purdue agricultural economists Brady Brewer and Todd Kuethe discuss the farmland market during today’s episode. With the COVID-19 pandemic and the unprecedented year 2020 is presenting, Todd talks about what has been happening in farmland pricing, sales, policy, and interest rates.

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The Index of Indiana Farm Real Estate

Indiana Farm Real Estate

Index Numbers of Indiana Farm Real Estate Values, January 2020 update. Compiled by Craig Dobbins and J.H. Atkinson, Purdue Agricultural Economics.

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Farmland Values: Where Do We Go From Here?

Top Farmer 2020 slidedeck presentation by Todd Kuethe, Associate Professor, Schrader Endowed Chair in Farmland Economics, Explore recent trends in farmland markets in Indiana and across the Corn Belt and closely examine returns to farmland, the cost of capital, and both the short-run and long-term prospects for farmland prices.

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Leasing Land

A series of leasing articles that discuss cash rents and land values.

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Flexible Cash Lease Comparisons

Compare the net returns of a crop share arrangement with two flexible cash lease arrangements.

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Comparing Net Returns for Alternative Leasing Arrangements

Comparing Net Returns for Alternative Leasing Arrangements

A west central Indiana case farm is used to illustrate net returns to land derived from crop share, fixed cash rent, and flexible cash lease arrangements.

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Managing Your Farm in Challenging Times​

Recorded August 22, 2018 | Purdue Ag Economists discuss marketing strategies for 2018 corn and soybean crops and provide updated farmland value and cash rent information.

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Farmland Values and Cash Rental Rates – 2017 Indiana Land Values Survey

Recorded August 16, 2017 | James Mintert and Michael Langemeier talk about Indiana farmland values and cash rents and their continued downward adjustments.

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