Farmer & Landowner Guides to Leasing Agricultural Land

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This handbook is intended to assist landowners in making land available for farming by others. It examines leasing procedures, zoning, environmental and stewardship considerations, agricultural...
This factsheet provides some basic information about creating an effective farmland lease.
Access to farmland, even in a nation as vast as ours, persists as the top challenge faced by new farmers in this country. The purpose of this book is to interpret the landscape of options available...
This fact sheet, translated here in Spanish, provides basic information about leasing farmland. It is one in a collection of fact sheets produced as part of American Farmland Trust's Farmland...
Cropland rental arrangements vary widely across localities and farming areas. This publication’s purpose is to help operators (lessee) and landowners (lessor) make sound decisions and develop...
Many reasons have been cited for the decline of beginning farmers and ranchers, most notably the high start-up costs and capitalization needed to enter agriculture and the difficulty of securing land...
This fact sheet, translated here in Spanish, provides basic information about determining rental rates on leased farmland. It is one in a collection of fact sheets produced as part of American...
This resource is meant to help both farmers and landowners understand what issues should be addressed before drafting a lease together. The list is organized as a checklist by category to introduce...
This fact sheet, translated here in Spanish, provides basic information about the elements of a good farm lease. It is one in a collection of fact sheets produced as part of American Farmland Trust's...
This fact sheet provides basic information about the elements of a good farm lease. It is one in a collection of fact sheets produced as part of American Farmland Trust's Farmland Advisors project...
This guide was produced as an introduction for landowners and farmers to the basics of farmland leasing. Land access is a crucial issue for farmers in the Hudson Valley and surrounding areas,...
This fact sheet provides basic information about leasing farmland. It is one in a collection of fact sheets produced as part of American Farmland Trust's Farmland Advisors project which created and...
Land is an essential element of farming, and, after a century of significant farmland loss around the state, access to affordable, productive farmland is one of the greatest challenges that...
This guide is for landowners with properties that are—or could be made—available for farming. Offering your land to a farmer can be a win-win strategy if you do it in a well-planned fashion. Leasing...
This fact sheet provides basic information for agricultural landowners about leasing land to a farmer. It is one in a collection of fact sheets produced as part of American Farmland Trust's Farmland...
This publication addresses farmland access, transfer, affordability and stewardship. It focuses on "non-ownership" tenure options and contains sample lease provisions with explanations, sample...
These stories were developed to help potential next-generation farmers and non-farming landowners who are interested in leasing their land. It includes eight profiles of successful farmland lease...
This guide is written for beginning farmers who are looking for land to start a farm business. This guide will help them understand the process of locating and securing farmland for their business. 
Rental arrangements for cropland vary widely from one geographic area to another. What is desirable or equitable for one particular landowner/operator relationship is not acceptable for others. The...
This is a compendium of resources for beginning farmers on the topic of finding sustainable land tenure.

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