Cornhusker Economics

Cash Rent Increases: When is the Right Time to Give Up a Lease?

There has been considerable talk for many years about the increases in cash rent. The cost now accounts for 31% of the total cost of growing irrigated corn. It's no wonder that in times of narrowing margins, producers are considering ways to reduce this major expense. Unfortunately, reducing cash rent isn't a one-sided story. Landowners have seen their own rapidly increasing costs.

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2015 Cornhusker Economics