Nebraska Land Values, Cash Rental Rates, Farm Lease Forms

2022 Preliminary Land Values & Rental Rates

March 16, 2022
Preliminary findings from the 2022 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey show an increase in agricultural land values and rental rates.  Land industry professionals reported the rise in Nebraska agricultural land values were attributed to higher commodity prices, interest rates near historic lows, hedging against inflation, and a renewed use in 1031 exchanges.

Visit https://agecon.unl.edu/2022-nebraska-farmland-values-and-cash-rental-rates to learn more.

2021 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Report  

The 2021 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Highlights provides insight on recent trends in agricultural land values and rental rates across Nebraska.  The agricultural land values and rental rates in the report represent averages for different regions within Nebraska based on surveys completed by agricultural panel members.  This publication was created for informative purposes to assist you in making educated decisions regarding your agricultural business.

The current Nebraska agricultural land values can be viewed on pages 3 - 7 of this report. 
The current cash rental rates can be found on pages 14 & 15 of this report.

2021 Cash Rental Rates Map 

- updated as of August 27, 2021
You may view the 2021 Cash Rental Rates Maps which show the cash rent statistics paid per acre on irrigated and non-irriagated cropland and pasture per each county.  Source: USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service for Nebraska.

Farm Lease Forms for Cash, Crop-Share, Pasture, etc...

Here you will find leases for cash rent, crop-share, pasture, equipment, etc.  Each lease and supporting document was written to help producers and land owners discuss issues and make informed and equitable decisions.

Managing Agricultural Land in 2020 & Beyond Video Series

Information for landlords and operators on the latest cash rental rates, leasing considerations and trends, negotiation methods and farm succession, presented in short segments by topic.