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Many times, lease agreements must be negotiated in order to meet the needs and expectations for both landlords and tenants.  The Purdue Land Lease Team has developed a program that address many questions concerning land leases. Landowners and farmers can learn more about the various tools available to assist with developing a farmland lease, the impact soil may have on leases, and answers to legal questions by participating in the Purdue University Extension virtual workshop, "Digging Deeper Into 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 12 pm EST.  Presenters include Purdue Extension Educators and Anthony Crowell, Attorney with Gordon & Associates.  

The workshop will cover:

  • 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 a lease
  • Legal Aspects of Leases

The registration fee for this workshop is $25.  Individuals wanting to participate in this virtual workshop can sign up at <>.  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 about this program, 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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