Land Lease & Cash Rents

It's extemely important to note that no two operations or rental agreements are exactly alike. Those rents on either end of the range probably have some special circumstances. Production potential likely varies greatly on these rent extremes.

Summary - Respondents were nearly unanimous that this year's rents would be basically the same as 2019's.  

2020 Dawson County Survey Results

2020 Custer County Survey Results

2020 State Land Values & Rental Rates (preliminary)

Last year's Land Lease & Cash Rent Information:

2019 Dawson County Survey Results

2019 State Land Values & Rental Rates

2019 Custer County Survey Results

Here is a link to the state website that will give you further helpful information when evaluating your land leases.  You can download state reports, lease forms to download, plug in calculator spreadsheets, farm lease types and options to consider, checklists, questions and answers, and also an irrigation cost of operation calculator.   Lease Considerations