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Purdue Extension Offers Virtual Workshop on Farmland Leasing

Landowners and farmers can learn more about the various tools available with farmland leases, the impact soil may have on leases, and legal protections gained through leasing by participating in the Purdue University Extension virtual workshop, "Digging Deeper Into Land Leases."  Many times, lease terms must be negotiated that match expectations for both landlords and tenants.  The Purdue Land Lease Team has developed this program that address many questions concerning land leases.

This virtual workshop will be offered at two different times including Tuesday, November 16 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. EST and Thursday, November 18 from 10 a.m. to noon EST.  Anthony Crowell, an attorney at Gordon and Associates, will present the legalities of having an effective land lease. Purdue Extension Educators will also discuss the following topics:

  • Trends and Drivers of Farm Cash Rents and Land Values
  • Available Leasing Tools
  • Tips for Reading a Web Soil Survey
  • Ways to Incorporate Soil Health Into Leases

The registration fee for this workshop is $25.  Individuals wanting to participate in this virtual workshop can sign up at  The deadline for registration is 24 hours before each session.  The Purdue Land Lease Team will send an e-mail to the e-mail address you provide with the link to connect from your home computer, tablet or smartphone.

For more information, or if you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, contact Jenna Nees at 765-653-8411 or prior to the program.

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