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2014 Rent Workshops: What Is a Fair Farmland Rental Agreement?

By David Bau, Extension Educator

Negotiating a fair rental agreement that satisfies the land owner and the farmer is a challenge. In these Rent Workshops, Extension Educator David Bau will provide examples, fact sheets and worksheets to determine a fair farm land rental rate for both parties.

The workshop will cover:

  • Farmland rental rate trends

  • Land values

  • Increasing input costs

  • Landlord worksheet

  • Tenant worksheet

  • Fair rent program

  • A rental rate that works

  • Flexible leases

  • Rental lease examples

  • What is a fair rental agreement?

Who should attend?

  • Landlords and farm land owners

  • Farmers and tenants

  • Agri-businesses

  • Ag professionals

Rent Workshop Schedule

11/5/14North Mankato9:30 amSouth Central College Conference Center
1920 Lee Blvd, North Mankato 56003
11/5/14St. Peter

2:00 pmCommunity Center

600 S. 5th street, St. Peter, MN 56082
11/6/14Cologne9:30 amCarver County Public Works Building
11360 Us Hwy 212, Cologne, MN  55322
11/6/14Shakopee2:00 pmScott County Law Enforcement Center
301 Fuller St. S., Shakopee, MN  55379 
11/7/14Worthington9:30 amExtension Regional Office
1527 Prairie Drive, Worthington, MN 56187
11/10/14Farmington9:30 amDakota County Extension Center Conference Room
4100 220th St. W, Farmington, MN 55024
11/10/14Northfield2:00 pmNorthfield Public Library

210 Washington Street, Northfield, MN 55057
11/13/14Le Center9:30 am4-H Building Le Sueur County Fairgrounds
Hwy 99, Le Center, MN 56057
11/13/14Lake Crystal2:00 pmAmerican Legion Post 294
County Road 20 South, Lake Crystal, MN 56055
11/14/14Alexandria9:30 amDouglas County Public Works Building
526 Willow Drive, Alexandria, MN 56308
11/14/14Alexandria1:30 pmDouglas County Public Works Building

526 Willow Drive, Alexandria, MN 56308
11/17/14Winona9:30 amWinona County Office Building Room 102B
202 W. 3rd St., Winona MN 55987
11/17/14Preston2:00 pmFillmore County Office Building
902 Houston St. NW, Preston, MN 55965
11/19/14Willmar9:30 amMid Central Research & Outreach Center
1802 18th St. NE, Willmar, MN 56201
11/19/14Madison2:00 pmLac qui Parle County Annex
422 5th Ave., Madison, MN 56256
11/20/14Winthrop9:30 amUnited Farmers Coop Main Office
705 E. 4th St., Winthrop MN 55396
11/20/14Sleepy Eye2:00 pmBrown County Extension Office
300 2nd Ave. SW, Sleepy Eye, MN 56085
11/21/14Greenwald9:30 amGreenwald Pub
310 1st Ave. N., Greenwald, MN 56335
11/21/14Foley1:30 pmMr. Jim's
840 Highway 23, Foley, MN 56329
11/24/14Caledonia9:30 amCriminal Justice Center
306 South Marshall St., Caledonia, MN 55921
11/24/14St. Charles2:00 pmSt. Charles City Hall
830 Whitewater Ave., St. Charles, MN 55972
12/1/14Marshall9:30 amLyon County Government Center
607 West Main St. Rooms 4 & 5, Marshall, MN 56258
12/1/14Pipestone2:00 p.m.Minnesota West Room 127
1314 North Hiawatha, Pipestone, MN 56164
12/3/14Jordan9:30 a.m.
Scott County Extension Office
7151 190th West, Jordan, MN 55318
12/3/14Chaska2:00 p.m.Carver County Government Center EOC
606 E. 4th St., Chaska, MN 55318
12/4/4Austin9:30 a.m.Mower County Courthouse East View Room 201
1st St. NE, Austin, MN 55912
12/4/14Albert Lea2:00 p.m.Freeborn County Government Building
411 S. Broadway, Albert Lea, MN 56007
12/5/14Morris9:30 a.m.West Central Research and Outreach Center
46352 State Hwy 329, Morris, MN 56267
12/5/14Willmar2:00 p.m.Mid Central Research & Outreach Center
1802 18th St. NE, Willmar, MN 56201
12/8/14Slayton9:30 a.m.Murray County Fairgrounds 4-H Building
3048 S. Broadway Ave., Slayton, MN 56172
12/8/14Lamberton2:00 pmSouthwest Research & Outreach Center
23669 130th St., Lamberton, MN 56152
12/9/14Hutchinson9:30 amHutchinson Event Center
1005 Hwy 15 S Plaza 15, Hutchinson, MN 55350
12/9/14Gaylord2:00 pmSibley County Courthouse Annex Basement
400 Court Ave., Gaylord, MN 55334
12/10/14Blooming Prairie9:30 amBlooming Prairie City Center
138 Hwy Ave. S., Blooming Prairie, MN 55917
12/10/14Rochester2:00 pmAuditorium UCR-Heintz Center
1926 College View Road SE, Rochester, MN 55904
12/11/14Little Falls9:30 amInitiative Foundation
405 1st Street SE, Little Falls, MN. 56345
12/11/14Browerville1:30 pmBrowerville Community Center
Main St. & W. 2nd St., Browerville, MN 56438
12/12/14Waseca9 a.m.Starfire Event Center
204 2nd Street, SW, Waseca, MN 56093
12/17/14Rochester9:30 amAuditorium UCR-Heintz Center
1926 College View Road SE, Rochester, MN 55904
12/17/14Owatonna2:00 pmSteele County Community Center
1380 S. Elm St., Owatonna, MN 55060
12/18/14Buffalo9:30 amWright County Courthouse Room 120
10 2nd St. NW Room 402, Buffalo, MN 55313
12/18/14Litchfield2:00 pmFamily Services Building

114 North Holcombe Ave. Room 200, Litchfield, MN 55355
12/19/14Olivia9:30 amRenville County Government Service Center
Rooms 116 & 117, 105 South 5th St., Olivia, MN 56272

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