Cash Rent Rates

What is on this page?

  1. UNL Cash Rent Table for East and Northeast Nebraska and Links to Nebraska Farm Real Estate Reports (Link to 2017 Preliminary Report – March 15, 2017)
  2. USDA-NASS county-based cash rent maps (irrigated/rainfed/pasture) for 2016 and 2014
  3. Link to Ag Lease 101 Website
  4. 2016 UNL Custom Farming Rates
  5. 2016 Iowa State University Custom Farm Rates

1. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Survey Results for 2016-2014 Cash Rent Rates by Crop Reporting Districts

Average Reported Value of Nebraska Farmland Cash Rent Rates in Northeast and East Crop Reporting Districts,
  East (includes Colfax, Dodge, Washington) Northeast (includes Stanton, Cuming, Burt, Thurston, Dakota)
Type of Land 2016 2015 2014 2016 2015 2014
Dryland/Rainfed Cropland            
Average 200 205 215 225 235 245
% Change from last year -2 -5 -2 -4 -4 5
High Third Quality 250 255 270 290 305 305
Low Third Quality 160 155 160 180 175 185
Gravity Irrigated Cropland            
Average 285 300 315 275 285 290
% Change from last year -5 -5 -2 -4 -2 -9
High Third Quality 340 355 375 325 335 340
Low Third Quality 245 260 260 260 225 215
Center Pivot Irrigated Cropland            
Average 320 330 355 345 365 370
% Change from last year -3 -7 0 -5 -1 -2
High Third Quality 375 385 425 405 430 445
Low Third Quality 270 270 290 275 285 315
Pasture            
Average 61 65 55 75 90 70
% Change from last year -5 18 12 -17 29 32
High Third Quality 76 75 70 98 120 100
Low Third Quality 45 50 45 48 60 55
Source: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Roger Wilson and Jim Jansen    

Links to full reports

Preliminary 2017 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Report
2016 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Report
2015 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Report
2014 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Report

Also read these reminders on Land Lease Agreements and Terminations

2. United States Department of Agriculture – National Ag Statistic Service 2016 and 2014 County Based Rent Rates

2016 Cash Rent Rates by County were released on September 9, 2016 by USDA at: https://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Nebraska/Publications/County_Estimates/index.php

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3. Ag Lease 101

Ag Lease 101 helps both land owners and land operators learn about alternative lease arrangements and includes sample written lease agreements for several alternatives. Ag Lease 101 was created by and is maintained by the North Central Farm Management Extension Committee.

4. University of Nebraska 2016 Custom Farm Rate Reports

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5. Iowa State University 2016 Custom Farm Rate Report

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