Agricultural Leasing and Purchasing

Landholders – A Landowner’s Guide to Leasing Land for Farming from Land For Good

A 52-page guide for landowners considering leasing their land for farming from Land For Good This handbook is intended to assist landowners in making land available for farming by others. If you have property that could be used for agriculture, this guide will help you through the steps.

read more
150 150 stainedfoffresources

Lease Builder/Template – Draft Lease Agreement from Vermont Law School

This draft lease agreement provides more detail on addressing specific farm practices.

read more
150 150 stainedfoffresources

Lease Builder/Template – California Farm Link’s Basic Lease Template

A basic farmland lease template from California Farm Link. This template has been prepared for general information purposes only. Persons relying on such information do so entirely at their own risk. Please consult with FarmLink and a legal professional to develop an agreement that accurately reflects the arrangements and relationship between the concerned parties.

read more
150 150 stainedfoffresources

Lease Builder/Template – Land For Good’s Build-a-Lease Tool

Farmers and landowners—and the land—benefit from good farm leases. A sound, written farm lease doesn’t have to be complicated, but it should have a solid legal foundation and reflect the interests and goals of both parties. The Land For Good Build-a-Lease Tool will help you develop or improve your farm lease. With this Tool you…

read more
150 150 stainedfoffresources

OCFSN Oregon Beginning Farmer and Rancher Services Directory

read more
150 150 stainedfoffresources

Lease Builder/Template – Farm Lease Builder Tool from the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems

The Farm Lease Builder guides you through important common issues in farmland leases and helps you create a roadmap for your landlord/tenant relationship. Thinking things through ahead of time and getting them down on paper protects your time, money, and emotional investment in your farmland. The Farm Lease Builder creates a lease draft that is…

read more
150 150 stainedfoffresources

Purchasing – Article from Mother Earth News focusing on basic considerations for purchasing farmland

Dream of starting a farm, whether big plots or small farm houses? Here’s a guide on how to buy farmland, what questions to ask, resources, and more.

read more
150 150 stainedfoffresources

Lease Rates – What to consider when leasing ag land from Oregon State University Small Farm Extension

Leasing land is common in agriculture production for both livestock grazing and growing crops. The Extension office regularly gets questions about the current rental rate for farm ground. While the financial aspect of leasing land is important, there is more to consider than just the cash involved.

read more
150 150 stainedfoffresources

Lease Rates – Iowa State University Extension Tool for computing a pasture rental rate

Computing a Pasture Rental Rate Is there a simple and uniform method of figuring a rental rate for pasture and hay land? No, but guidelines are available. There are several methods for computing a pasture rental rate, and several factors that influence the rental rate.

read more
150 150 stainedfoffresources