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Univ. of Neb. to host cash rent workshops in Chadron, Scottsbluff

Landlord/Tenant Cash Lease workshops offered at Chadron and Scottsbluff will help landlords and tenants put together a lease that is right for them and help maintain positive farm leasing relations.

Workshop times and locations:

Chadron: Sep. 23, 1:30 p.m., at Dawes County Extension Meeting Room

Scottsbluff: Nov. 3, 1 p.m., at Panhandle Research and Extension Center.

These free workshops are sponsored by the Nebraska Soybean Board and the North Central Risk Management Education Center. Register by calling 308-632-1260, three days prior to the workshop you would like to attend to ensure that there are enough handouts and refreshments.

Topics:

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Latest information about land values and cash rental rates for the area and state;

Expectations from the lease, including goal setting for the rental property;

Lease termination, including terminating handshake or verbal leases;

Lease communication, determining appropriate information sharing for both the tenant and landlord;

Alternative cash lease arrangements, flexible provision considerations for your situation; and

Other topics, like irrigation systems, hay rent, pasture rental agreements, and grain bin rental will be covered as time allows.

The UNL Extension Educator team of Jessica Johnson, Robert Tigner, and Jay Jenkins will present and provide common-sense tips. It is helpful if both the tenant and landlord can attend together, and if spouses attend. Everyone is welcome.

More than 2,200 people have attended these workshops across Nebraska over the past two years. The vast majority of both landlords and tenants find the workshop to be very helpful in improving communications, setting rental terms, and learning about the use of flex lease provisions.

As crop budgets tighten, it is even more important to attend and listen to the latest discussion about leasing issues.

For more information or assistance, contact Jessica Johnson, UNL Extension Educator at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center, 308-632-1247, e-mail jjohnson@unl.edu.

–UNL Extension